Nature Park @ The Shell Factory 

So Much To Do @The Shell Factory

Nature Park

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At our Nature Park and Botanical Gardens, you will find over 400 animals living here from alligators to a zebra! Raccoons, Coatimundis, Kinkajous and Lemurs are just a few who call this 4 1/2 acre park home.

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Enter into one of the aviaries to see a wide variety of birds, iguanas, tortoises and turtles roaming freely waiting for you to feed them.

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Inside the Eco Lab, you will find native and exotic snakes and reptiles, also hissing cockroaches and a variety of spiders and insects that call this building home.

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Get up close and personal with a few farm animals and some exotics too! Come meet Zack our miniature Zebu, Hampton our mini pig and our African Porcupines who are always ready to accept a snack! Come in and play with our Dwarf Nigerian Goats. Coming soon Guinea Pig Town and our pair of Striped Skunks Flower and Thumper!

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Enjoy the Gator Slough where you will witness some of Florida’s oldest and largest natural predators.

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And soooo much more!! Dinosaur Park, a playground, Picnic area and outdoor butterfly garden.

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Donate Now!

If you would like to donate to Nature Park Environmental Education 501(c)3 fund please hit the Donation button.

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Nature Park Entrance Fees

Seniors (55+) $10
Adult $13 Children (4 to 12) $8
Children 3 & under Free

Look for our new Rain Forest attraction. Lots of cool stuff, provided by Pottery Express


More Than Shells!

Yes, we have lots of shells, but we also have a Nature Park, Botanical Gardens, Eco Lab, Fun Park with Bumper Boats, Paddle Boats, Game Room & the Soaring Eagle Zipline, a huge retail store with FOUR FREE Museums, restaurants, outdoor dining & bars AND we are Pet Friendly except in the Nature Park and inside Capt'n Fishbones!
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Shell Factory Nature Park 2787 N Tamiami Trl (US 41) North Fort Myers FL 33903-2213
(239) 995-3999
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Business Hours

Mon - Sun
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