Nature Park at the Shell Factory

North Fort Myers 2787 North Tamiami Trail , North Fort Myers , FL 33903

(239) 995-2141

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

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 41/2 acre park home.

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.

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.


General Information: Open Year-Round

Suitable for Ages: All Ages

Hours: Mon. - Sun. 10 am - 5 pm

Dates Closed: Thanksgiving & Christmas Day

Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: 3 min.

Disabled Traveler Information: Disabled Accessible, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Wheelchair-Friendly

Guest Information: Family Friendly

Activities: Birding, Camping, Children's Programs, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Playground, Social Programs

Facility Amenities: Covered Pavilion, Meeting Facilities, Restaurant Nearby, Restrooms, Special Packages Available, Vending Machines

Category: Botanical Garden, Zoo


Cuisine Served: American

Meetings & Events

Meeting Facilities: Outdoor Event Venues

Category: Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome

Wedding Services: Wedding/Reception Venues

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