Nature Centers

Florida Nature Centers

Marco Island SW FL Nature Attractions – Things To Do – Family Attraction Guide

A visit to Florida is not complete until you have toured a Florida Nature Center.  Florida Nature centers, botanical gardens and conservancies offer an interesting glimpse into Florida wildlife and history. A modest admission is charged at most Nature Centers. We suggest telephoning in advance of  your visit to confirm hours and prices. Share your Marco Island – Naples FL nature center reviews or ask us about visiting Marco Island Florida. To feature your business, contact us.

Marco Island – Naples SW FL Nature Centers

Naples Botancial Garden
4820 Bayshore Drive
Florida Nature ConservatoryNaples, FL 34112
Phone: 239-643-7275
Cultivated tropical gardens and natural habitat

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
375 Sanctuary Road
West Naples, FL
A 2.25 mile walkway takes you above the swamp floor through four distinct environments. Audubon Society volunteers and interpretive signs educate along the way. Bring a camera. Allow 2 – 3 hours. Admission is charged. Hawks, Eagles, Egrets, Stork, and other Florida birds and wildlife.

Rookery Bay Reserve
300 Tower Road
Naples, Fl 34113
Enjoy kayaking, canoeing, boating, fishing, birdwatching, and many other recreational opportunities.

Conservancy Brigg’s Nature Center
Shell Island Rd
Naples, FL
Ph: 239-775-8569
Includes an interpretive center, butterfly garden, 1/2 mile boardwalk, guided pontoon boat & canoe trips, kayak & canoe rentals, wilderness excursions, and self guided aquatic trail. 15 minutes from Marco Island.

Naples Zoo
1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd
Naples, FL
Ph: 239-262-5409
This 52-acre botanical garden was founded in 1919. Includes animals such as zebras, apes, and large felines. See a presentation or take a boat cruise through islands of monkeys. 35 minutes from Marco Island.

Coral Cay Adventure Golf
2205 E Tamiami Trail
Naples, FL
Ph: 239-739-4999
Two 18 hole golf courses. Also offers inflatable rentals. 30 minutes from Marco Island. Open 10am – 11pm.

Teddy Bear Museum
2511 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL
Ph: 239-598-2711
This museum has about 3,000 bears on display and is run by a non-profit organization. 40 minutes from Marco Island.

Conservancy of Southwest Florida
1450 Merrihue Drive
Naples, FL
An exciting new Nature Center is coming soon.

Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Phone: 239-275-3435
Daily Programs, Natural History Museum, an Audobon aviary with houses permanently injured bird of prey, nature trails, planetarium with laser light shows & more.

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