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Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

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Address: 890 NE Ocean Boulevard, Stuart, FL 34996
Phone Number: 772-225-0505
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is always a hit with children!

Feeding the sting rays (10:30 and 2:30) and watching the feeding in the game fish tank is always a big hit with our family. The children get to pet the sting rays while feeding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Stuart, Florida
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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Feeding the sting rays (10:30 and 2:30) and watching the feeding in the game fish tank is always a big hit with our family. The children get to pet the sting rays while feeding them shrimp. There is also several touching tanks and exhibits for children (and adults). The Center has several nature walks where you can become acquainted with... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Florida Oceanographic Centre is a 57 acre nature centre located on Hutchinson Island in Stuart, between the Indian River and the Atlantic Ocean. Excellent for families and not expensive either. There are a few rescued sea turtles here that you will want to learn more about I am sure. If you are a teacher consider asking about the educational... More 

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Upstate New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We're seniors and yet we've visited this wonderfully informative and interesting center with nearly everyone who has come to visit us in Florida. This has included adult couples, other seniors, and our grandchildren and their parents. It "appears" to be built mostly with children in mind, but as adults we've learned something new each time we've visited. Especially loved is... More 

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Stuart
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a must see for anyone with young children, Getting to touch the Manta Rays is a delight for the kids. There is also a nice nature trail

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have been visiting and supporting this organization for several years now, since we moved down here. Our grandkids visited this Spring and loved it. But you can also learn a lot as an adult visitor, no matter how many times you visit. The programs for children over the summer are awesome. Mark Perry is also an important spokesman for our... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I highly recommend for families coming to the Stuart area. Here you have an opportunity to really understand our waterways and the fish and animal species that inhabit the Florida waterways. Come and explore.

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Thank Nancy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great educational center to take your kids to or visit without the little ones. Wonderful presentations on sea turtles and sting rays. Everyone should visit and support centers like that.

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Thank Anna M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you haven't been it's definitely a must see place. Spent two and a half hours there just enjoying the trails and the marine life. Love this place I'll definitely be going back.

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Thank Valerie E
Stuart, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a lot of new areas since I was there last. The education given on the turtles, sting rays and many varieties of fish very good.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice display with opportunities for feeding manta rays, fish and turtles. It was a bit warm but we got to see all animals close up. The shark were a surprise!

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