The Shell Factory and Nature Park

The Shell Factory and Nature Park is a one-of-a-kind educational and entertainment experience with many indoor and outdoor attractions including a Nature Park, Fun Park, arcade, zip line, live entertainment, full service restaurant, 68,000 sq. ft. of some of the most unique gifts in the world, and 4 free museums! We also provide guided field trips, overnight camping, birthday parties, and special events to make your group's visit a special one.  The Shell Factory and Nature Park has been in this area for 80 years making it a favorite Family Fun destination for locals and travelers alike. 
Contact Info
Address: 2787 N. Tamiami Trail (US 41), North Fort Myers, FL 33903. Lee County.
Tel: 239-995-2141 ext. 319.
Hrs: Daily, See website.
Students will enjoy a guided tour through the Nature Park. We have over 400 animals living here, from alligators to a zebra! Learn about a variety of critters including vertebrates, invertebrates, reptiles and amphibians. Feed our animals in the petting farm, explore our Eco Lab and Touch Center, or have an animal presentation. We also have a Dinosaur Park, playground, and picnic area. Customize your field trip with additional options from our Fun Park!
Contact Info
Name: n/a.
Phone: 239-995-2141 ext. 319.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities.
Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours-All day.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: n/a.
Registration: Phone.
Food Options: Available for purchase, Picnic area available.
Cost: Fee/Free.
Title I or Financial Support: n/a.
Accessible To: n/a.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Physical Education.
Topics Covered: animals, arcade games, climbing, natural history, water sports.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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