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Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Other Great Outdoors and Beach · Northeast Boca Raton
1801 N Ocean Blvd (A1A Between Spanish River Blvd. And Palmetto Park), Boca Raton, FL 33432, United States

Based on 81 votes

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    Stephanie S.
    "Love that they rehab the turtles and return them back to ocean!"(2 Tips)
    Matt C.
    "Be sure to come during summer turtle season"(2 Tips)
    Jessicaa S.
    "Really nice turtle habitats, and scenic trails!"(5 Tips)
    Shawna C.
    "Lots of giant sea turtles."(4 Tips)
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  • trails
  • rehab
  • scenic views
  • wildlife
  • turtles
  • fish
  • stingrays
  • park
  • handicap accessible
  • friendly staff
  • Jason P.

    Envisioned by genius Gordon Gilbert, originally for field trips, this nature center has grown and grown and is now probably the best in South Florida. The Real Deal.

    Jason Pelish · October 1, 2011
  • Shawna C.

    Beautiful walking trail, handicap accessible. Lots of giant sea turtles. It wad very informative and fun, for adults down to kids!

    Shawna Curtis · August 3, 2013
  • Danielle P.

    Looking forward to Sea Turtle Day. I hope I'm not at sea this time and able to show some new art. Make sure to stop by the gift store to check out my prints. :)

    Danielle Perry · November 6, 2012
  • Matt C.

    Wanted to stop last time in town and glad we did this time. Very nice facility and informative and helpful workers. Be sure to come during summer turtle season

    Matt Cason · June 4, 2013
  • Stephanie K.

    It’s bad business including the word “Gumbo” in the name of a crustacean paradise that’s *not* a restaurant. Wind through a decked trail and meet stingrays and learn about the life cycle of frogs

    Stephanie Klein · June 17, 2012
  • David W.

    Great place friendly staff!! Free but they ask for a donation...don't be cheap...give them some $$$ to support this great place.

    David Wells · November 3, 2013
  • Stephanie S.

    Great place! Love that they rehab the turtles and return them back to ocean! GO up tower great view!

    Stephanie Souther · July 18, 2014
  • Adam S.

    I was really impressed to learn so much! Thought this was going to be lame but actually super interesting. Worth the visit!

    Adam Schuit · January 22
  • Jared C.

    Don't missed the rescued sea turtles. The students from FAU are extremely knowledgeable.

    Jared Campbell · September 19, 2015
  • R.

    Nice place but avoid gift shop at all costs. Crowded and pricey and slooow checkout

    R. · April 2, 2013
  • Alisha H.

    First place I ever met a sea turtle <3 pretty magical experience -def check it out!

    Alisha Hosford · November 25, 2013
  • Michael

    Take your time to listen to some of the animals stories. Amazing

    Michael · December 29, 2013
  • Christina T.

    Love any place that saves wildlife creatures land and sea. Cool turtles

    Christina T · March 18
  • Jessicaa S.

    Really nice turtle habitats, and scenic trails! 👌

    Jessicaa St Jean · 3 weeks ago
  • Hakan O.

    Great place to go to relax. Very nice nature trail

    Hakan Oztap · August 14, 2015
  • Jeffrey C.

    Visit the new tanks. Quite impressive compared to what they had previously.

    Jeffrey C. · June 2, 2012
  • Marilyn G.

    Turtle rehab hospital. Check feeding time for the fish and sea horses!

    Marilyn Golden · February 20
  • Michael D.

    small little environmental park, check it out sometime.

    Michael DiMartino · September 1, 2010
  • Shannon M.

    Around 1130 and noon seems like its the weekday feeding times

    Shannon McClurg · May 12, 2014
  • @killerwin

    Climb the tower to the South, near the trails! 40 feet high!

    @killerwin · January 2, 2012
  • Matt R.

    Butter is gigantic

    Matt Roth · January 12, 2014
  • Marcus F.

    Awesome place - and FREE!

    Marcus Fryer · March 23, 2014
  • Sherwin P. B.

    Free place to take your kids to lean about nature

    Sherwin P. Brown · May 28, 2012
  • Jennifer B.

    One of my favorite places

    Jennifer Block · September 10, 2013
  • Paula H.

    Must see park!!

    Paula Hicks · April 8, 2012
  • Anthony P.

    Fun place to visit

    Anthony Perez · December 15, 2014
  • Jana

    Turtle season is coming!!!

    Jana · February 11, 2013
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    Hian Chua · December 30, 2013
  • Aline R.

    Muito legal! E a praia do outro lado da rua é ótima!! Linda!!

    Aline Reis · September 24, 2014

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