Shell Factory

North Fort Myers 2787 N. Tamiami Trl. , North Fort Myers, FL 33903

(239) 995-2141

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: American Express, Cash, Discover, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa

Welcome to the Shell Factory and Nature Park, celebrating 80 Years as SW Florida’s #1 FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT destination in SW Florida. Along with our seasonal customers, the Shell Factory provides locals a great place to shop, eat, or to just gather with friends. Our many attractions both indoors and outdoors will provide you and your family hours of fun served up with local hospitality.

On-site full service restaurant Capt'n Fishbones with 2 outdoor bars/patios, 68,000 sq. ft. retail area with 4 free museums, a video game arcade, a Fun Park with a Zip Line, mini-golf, bumper boats and more, a Nature Park with over 400 critters and fish including a petting farm. 

*Pets are allowed except in the Nature Park.


General Information: Open Year-Round

Rate Information: Free admission

Suitable for Ages: Adults (18+), Kids (5-8), Seniors (55+), Teens (13-18), Toddlers (up to 5), Tweens (9-12)

Time To Experience Activity: Half Day

Hours: Open 7 Days a Week; Store 9:30 am - 6 pm; Fun Park & Nature Park 10 am - 5 pm; Restaurant M-Thurs. & Sat. 11 am - 8 pm, Fri. 11 am - 9 pm & Sun. 11 am - 7 pm

Dates Closed: Thanksgiving & Christmas Day

Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: 3 minutes

Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Wheelchair-Friendly

Guest Information: Family Friendly

Pet Information: Pet Friendly

Pet Types Allowed: All

Activities: Arcade, Birding, Game Room, Mini Golf, Natural Wildlife Viewing, Playground, Social Programs

Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Concessions, Entertainment, Food/Beverage Service, Gift Shop, Indoor Activity, Live Entertainment, Meeting Facilities, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Restaurant, Restrooms, Shopping Nearby, Special Packages Available, Vending Machines

Shopping Type: Beachwear & Accessories, Books, CDs/Tapes/Records, Citrus, Clothing, Gallery, Gifts, Home, Jewelry, Shoes, Souvenir Shop, Specialty Shop, Swimwear

Category: Aquaculture, Museum, Nightlife, Theme Park, Water Recreation, Zoo

Tour Information: Customized Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours


Cuisine Served: American

Dining Type: Casual Dining, Family Style Dining

Meals Served: Dinner, Lunch

Restaurant Features: Carry Out, Children's Menu, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Live Music, Waterfront Dining

Meetings & Events

Meeting Facilities: Banquet Managers, Decorator, In-House Audio/Visual, In-House Pipe & Drape, Internet Connectivity, Outdoor Event Venues, Shipping/Receiving, Storage, Tables & Chairs, Wet Bar

Wedding Services: Wedding/Reception Venues


Discounts: Group Discount,Other Discount,Senior Citizen Discount

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