Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

Situated along the most bio-diverse seacoast in the nation, Florida Oceanographic Society is a nationally recognized leader in environmental education, research and advocacy. Its 57-acre marine life nature center features a 750,000 gallon gamefish lagoon, stingray touch tank (both with daily feeding programs), nature trails with guided tours, and educational programs for all ages. Florida Oceanographic Society also conducts research and restoration programs designed to maintain healthy coastal ecosystems and help preserve Florida's unique environmental heritage.



Birding, Swamp Walks


Baby-changing station, Bus Parking, Covered Pavilion, Gift Shop, Internet Connectivity - Wi-fi, Off-site Venues Nearby, Parking, Restrooms, Vending machines

Average Visit Time

2 - 3 hours, Half day

Disabled Traveler Information

ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Ramps, Wheelchair-friendly


Military Discount

Guest Information

Family Friendly

Hours of Operation

Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. noon - 4 p.m.


Restaurant Nearby, Riverfront, Shopping Nearby, Steps to Beach