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Shell Factory & Nature Park

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2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
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Neat place

Took my kids here for a day of fun. Theres alot of activities to do. Nice little zoo some old... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Teerry W
via mobile
Great outing

The Shell factory and Nature park is fun for everyone. Even if you weren't interested in shell you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
859jillk
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Bonita Springs, United States
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SW Florida's #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering shopping for everyone featuring everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life, Christmas Collectibles, Fine Jewelry & Shell Jewelry,Shell Art & the perfect Gift for that someone special,The Beach Shack-Beach clothing and toys,Betty Boop Cafe',The Game Room with live crab races daily! 3 Museums with FREE ADMISSION! Take a ride on the THE SOARING EAGLE ZIP LINE! $8.50 PP INCLUDES TAX! Stroll The Nature Park with Petty Farm, touch center and see live gators plus much more! Have a blast at The Fun Park with Paddle Boats,Mini Golf, trampolines plus much more! Doggy Heaven Park, Home of The SW Florida Weiner Dogs & Suncoast Dock Dogs-bring your pet! Have lunch or dinner at Capt'n Fishbones Restaurant (open until 8pm) featuring AYCE Fish Fry! Inquire about holding your next function with us, from small birthday parties to large conferences! "There's Always Something Happening Here!"
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“zip line” (110 reviews)
“bumper boats” (72 reviews)
“gift shop” (98 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
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+1 239-995-2141
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my kids here for a day of fun. Theres alot of activities to do. Nice little zoo some old bumper boats a few restaurants. Large store to shop at. The kids liked feeding the fish the most alomg with the arcade room.

Thank Teerry W
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Teerry, We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shell factory and Nature park is fun for everyone. Even if you weren't interested in shell you will be after a visit to this incredible place. Collecting shells is a fun hobby for everyone. Keeps kids and teens busy for hours. Excellent gifts to...More

Thank 859jillk
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello 859jillk, We greatly appreciate you calling us a Florida gem! Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going pass for many years, was surprised how big & so much to see. A lot of junk to look at + many interesting things also. liked the stuff animals display. If you have a few hours worth going once.

Thank rojoe
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Rojoe, Thank you for taking the time to visit and writing a review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken my grandson there many times and always had a wonderful time. From spending time at the animal park to playing mini golf.

Thank Phildonna20
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Phildonna20, We make it our goal to be the #1 spot for family entertainment, and hearing about you and your grandson puts a smile on our face! Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the road it dosn´t look that exciting but you´ll be surprised. We had a great afternoon with our girls 12 and 15y, they were jumping on the trampolin, we went on the zip line and that was sooo funny, fed the turtles and a...More

Thank Susan N
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Susan, It's exciting to hear we have visitors from Sweden! We're pleased to hear you had fun during your visit to the Shell Factory.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned several times-there is an interesting small zoo.Also there souvenirs are located in a massive venue.Acres and acres.An interesting military museum tucked in among the souvenirs.several lunches and one dinner.The food was good-service very experienced,personable and interested.highly recommended for a variety of fun activities.

Thank williamgR9322AI
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello William, We're happy you returned and enjoyed your visit. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is dirty and uncomfortable. The only good reviews are by the people who work for the Shell Factory. All the products are from China. What a waste of my time!

Thank Thomas T
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Thomas, We appreciate everyone's feedback and respect everyone's experience. So thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been going there for 50 years. Always a must stop. There is something for everyboby. I highly recommend.

Thank Jim R
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jim, we're happy to hear you enjoy visiting after all these years. Thank you.

Reviewed September 7, 2017

I was warned but thought we would give it a shot anyway. Purchased a Groupon for the Shell Factory & Nature Park. First the place should be shut down. Overall a glorified shell store with a few artifacts and fossils to look at. The zipline,...More

Thank kelly1012_13
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kelly, We appreciate everyone's feedback and understand that not everyone might have the same experience. Just to clarify, we provide our animals the best care. I think it would have made a difference to have entered the nature park where our staff would've guided...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Kids loved it. Close up view of Florida wildlife. My grandchildren still talk about their enciounter with a large iguana.

Thank rudolfoc398
sl423, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, That's awesome to hear! It's our goal to encourage kids to learn more about wildlife. Thank you for your review.

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Every Thursday from September thru June.
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from Denver L | Reviewed this property |
Both, it depends on what you buy. There is plenty to choose from. The real ones are so good they look manufactured ! Gator heads, conchs,spirals, and just about everything else. The stuffed wild animals I helped move in... More
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Response from annelouise53 | Reviewed this property |
not sure. I would call them. 4 years old seems a little young but that could just be me.
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