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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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The all you can eat fish fry is fantastic then after lunch walk it off touring the Christmas... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2016
Hank D
,
Cape Coral, Florida
via mobile
Atypical Christmas dare at the store

Most merchandize can be found in Drug and junk stores abound. Some item were unique but I still... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2016
AlnSue
,
Ocqueoc, MI
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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!"
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“zip line” (115 reviews)
“bumper boats” (76 reviews)
“gift shop” (100 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 December 17, 2016 via mobile

The all you can eat fish fry is fantastic then after lunch walk it off touring the Christmas Village and the Outdoor Nature Preserve.

Thank Hank D
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Hank, Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Most merchandize can be found in Drug and junk stores abound. Some item were unique but I still bought $100 bucks worth of things for a Christmas dinner party

Thank AlnSue
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 11, 2016

We went, just curious after seeing signs. We took our dog. People had dogs off leash, one was aggressive to our dog. Also there were several people smoking, smelled like a big ash tray in places. The place is old, tired, dirty, and not interesting...More

Thank Dana S
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Dana, We appreciate everyone comments and feedback, therefore thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Can't think of it! It's a good thing this place has several restaurants because you all need them. Wear good shoes you will be putting some miles on. I think you will need to do this in several days, there's just so much to look...More

Thank Tom G
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Tom, Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 8, 2016

Old Florida in its glory. Something for everyone. Great photo opportunities , so don't forget your camera. I've never gone through the outside little zoo. I'm thinking that children would love that. They also have an outside Zip Cord Ride.

Thank Georgie L
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Georgie, I hope you can come visit again soon, so that you may enjoy the nature park! Thank you for reviewing us.

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Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your money. All animals are in cages!!!!! In 2016. Unacceptable. Place needs renovations, desperately. Lots of shells to buy, ok, if you're into paying for something that is free on the beach, go ahead.

Thank Judy Z
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Judy, We appreciate your feedback. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 6, 2016

Wow! What a HUGE gift shop that is. There are a lot of shells and shark teeth items. If you,are shopping, you will defenitly find something, guaranteed. They also have a huge wildlife expedition, very nicely done. Oitside there are some fun activities for the...More

Thank Sabina H
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2017

Hi Sabina, Happy to hear you enjoyed shopping in the store. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We got to the shop because my wife's nieces really wanted to go. I didn't get to go to the zoo, so I can't say anything about that. The zip line they have was fun and good for the price. Other than that, there is...More

Thank SergeGTS
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

Hi Serge, Good to hear you had fun riding the zip line. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

This is part of quaint old Florida with car shows and a swap meet every week. Has a post office and ice cream parlor for us snow birds.

Thank Mona B
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 6, 2016

Hi Mona, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Thank you.

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Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

So many different and unique items! You can find a lot of cool personalized gifts. You could spend a hour wandering the aisles and still feel like you missed things. Interesting artifacts scattered throughout the various themed areas. Staff was friendly, smiling and helpful. Purchased...More

Thank Mel D
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Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Shell Factory & Nature Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2016

Hi Mel, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We appreciate it.

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Debbie K
April 3, 2018|
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Response from sl423 | Property representative |
Hello, We have a Flea Market on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays. Saturday's flea market features The Farmers Market. The open time is 7am and close time is usually between 1-2 pm
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dottieb554
March 27, 2018|
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Response from duvallcrawler | Reviewed this property |
As stated above, all the stores are free. Quickly looking at the Shell factory's website the prices for the Nature park are Adult $13 Children (4 to 12) $8 Seniors (55+) $10 Children 3 & under Free Family Annual Pass... More
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ajtarghetta
January 25, 2018|
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Response from lcenlow | Reviewed this property |
Had a lady in a wheelchair with me. Tight, but doable.
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