Naples Zoo SW Gulf Coast FL Attraction
Naples – Southwest Florida Attraction – Wildlife Zoo
The Naples Zoo was opened in September 1969 in Naples, Florida as a botanical garden. The Naples Zoo, as we know it today, began in 1969 when Larry and Jane Tetzlaff introduced animals to the park. Today the Naples Zoo attracts thousands of annual visitors and members to witness local and international wildlife that includes; Lions, hyenas, giraffes, alligators, primates, and tropical gardens. Ask us about Marco-Naples FL Attractions or share your Marco Island – Naples FL attraction reviews. To feature your Fl Attraction, contact us.
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NAPLES ZOO AT CARIBBEAN GARDENS
1590 Goodlette-Frank Rd
Naples, Florida, 34102
The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens opened in 1969.The Naples Zoo is about a one mile loop. The pathway is suitable for strollers or wheelchairs and winds through botanical gardens and past the main exhibits. Alligator Bay provides a home to the zoo’s American Alligators many native species including herons. African Oasis houses many African animals including Red River Hogs, Crested Porcupines, Dorcas Gazelles, Greater Kudus, Impalas, African Gray Parrots, and Leopard Tortoises. The Giraffe Preview Exhibit showcases a herd of reticulated giraffes – you can even hand-feed them for a slight fee.
Admission is about $20.00 – arrive early in the morning for the best experience. The animals tend to become less active in the heat of the mid afternoon south Florida sunshine. The Naples Zoo is a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Your Naples Zoo admission supports wildlife at the Naples Zoo and in the wild. The Naples Zoo is a nonprofit institution, no tax is charged on admission. The Naples Zoo generally closes at 5:00pm and does not sell tickets after 4:00pm.
Sunshine Tours and Charters, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL | 239-642-5415
Sunshine Tours offers the best in Offshore, Back Country and Near Coastal Fishing, Island Shelling and Sightseeing aboard one of our four fishing boats. Since 1984, Sunshine Tours has provided unsurpassed on-the-water experiences for locals and visitors alike. Shared and private charters available.
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Marco Island Princess / Sunshine Tours, Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island FL 34145 | 239-642-5415
The Marco Island Princess is a 90' luxury yacht offering daily Sightseeing, Lunch and Sunset dinner Cruises. enjoy delicious meals, two cash bars and a great view. Also available for Weddings and Private Charters. Marco Island's most unique dining experience!
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Black Pearl Pirate Tours, 951 Bald Eagle Dr., Marco Island, Florida 34145 | 239-404-5422
Welcome aboard! Black Pearl Pirate Ship Cruises - Marco Island Private Charters, Sunset Cruises, Interactive Adventures. Join the fun on the Gulf of Mexico and let your pirate out with the whole family. We offer a variety of fantastic boating experiences in Marco Island, FL, including interactive pirate-themed tours, sunset cruises, and even private charters for birthdays, weddings, business, or any other event you may have. Join us for an Awesome Adventure on the water.
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Marco Island Civic Association, 1770 San Marco Rd. #204 Marco Island, Florida 34145 | 239-642-7778
Gain access to the most beautiful beach on Marco Island. If you own improved property or rent on Marco Island for one month or longer, you are eligible to join Residents Beach! The Marco Island Civic Association (MICA) is the oldest and largest civic group on Marco Island, Florida, contact us for more information.
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Dolphin Study Eco Tours and Cruise, 951 Bald Eagle Drive Marco Island, FL 34145 | 239-642-6899
Get to know our local dolphins on a Marco Island dolphin cruise. The 10,000 Islands Dolphin Project is a long-term study of the abundance, distribution, movement, association patterns, and behavior of bottlenose dolphins of Southwest Florida. Join us.
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Island Hopper Boat Rentals and Tours, 525 Newport Dr., Naples, FL 34114 | 239-961-2473
Guided boat tours leaving Port of the Islands Marina, Naples, Florida Touring the Everglades and the Ten Thousand Islands area. Rent a pontoon for a full day of fun. Whitehorse Key is a great place to beach your boat and find amazing shells. Walk the island, explore the 10,000 islands, and enjoy a great view of the Gulf of Mexico. Look for manatee, dolphin, alligators and everything the Everglades has to offer. See the 10,000 islands up close.
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