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
Naples, FL 34112
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
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.
1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd
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
Two 18 hole golf courses. Also offers inflatable rentals. 30 minutes from Marco Island. Open 10am – 11pm.
Teddy Bear Museum
2511 Pine Ridge Road
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
An exciting new Nature Center is coming soon.
Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium
3450 Ortiz Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33905
Daily Programs, Natural History Museum, an Audobon aviary with houses permanently injured bird of prey, nature trails, planetarium with laser light shows & more.
Southwest Florida Hotel Reservations
Visit Southwest Florida. We found Naples and Marco Island Hotel Deals available for a limited time at some of the best hotels in southwest Florida. Play on the Gulf Coast sand beaches or take in a round of golf at a great Naples Golf Resort.
Naples Marco Island FL Hotel Deals
Holiday Inn Club Vacations Sunset Cove Resort, 571 West Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL 34145 | 877-539-5782
Located on the bay on Marco Island, Florida - a premier vacation destination, this waterfront resort features our most luxurious villa accommodations. Granite counters, stainless steel kitchen, designer furnishings, balconies and concierge services provide an unforgettable vacation experience.
The Boat House Waterfront Motel - 1180 Edington Place Marco Island, Florida 34145 | 239-642-2400
Welcome to the Boathouse Motel, Gazebo House and Oceanview Condo - Marco Island's best kept secret and you hideaway in southwest Florida. The Boathouse is committed to preserving the charm of "Olde Marco". Enjoy island fun and feel right at home watching the dolphin, casting a line or just relaxing and enjoying the view. Stay a day, a week or a month. Some pet friendly rooms are available. Check our website for details, rates and specials.
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