Explore the Shell Factory & Nature Park on Your Fort Myers Vacation

Exploring Fort Myers Attractions

Explore the Shell Factory & Nature Park on Your Fort Myers Vacation

If you are looking for fun things to do in Fort Myers, you’re probably picturing spending a lot of time outdoors. After all, this area is filled with some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida, just waiting for you to come and soak up the sun. But what if there was a place where you could spend the entire day just having fun with your family without simply sitting on the beach? At the Shell Factory in Fort Myers, you can! The Shell Factory is just moments away from our most popular Fort Myers beachfront rentals. It is the perfect activity for you and your family to experience together.

What Is It?

The Shell Factory and Nature Park in Fort Myers, Florida, is one of the most popular attractions. When you visit, it won’t be hard to understand why! They’ve got a little bit of everything here, including tons of indoor and outdoor activities for you to enjoy in any season. Of course, you can get to see some unique nature and learn more about the excellent shells you can find in the area, but there’s so much more to the Shell Factory than just that. 

What Can You Do There?

When you first enter the Shell Factory in Fort Myers, Florida, you’ll find tons of exciting activities. Get competitive with your family at Scallywags Miniature Golf, have a blast on the bumper boats, or take a calm trip around the water on the paddle boats. Past that, you’ll find both a Fun Park and a Nature Park. The Fun Park is full of all kinds of dining opportunities and games for you to enjoy. At the same time, Nature Park has all the most fascinating local and exotic animals!

Keep exploring through the Shell Factory, and you’ll eventually come to the Christmas House, an incredible destination offering all things Christmas all year long! Grab a slice at Hunt’s Pizza, see even more animals within the Animal Exhibit, try to get the big prize in the video arcade, pick out a unique souvenir at the jewelry store, or learn more about the area’s military history at the military museum. There’s truly something for everyone here, and you can spend the entire day exploring one of the best parks in Fort Myers!


The Shell Factory is located at 16554 North Cleveland Avenue (US-41) in North Fort Myers. They are open daily, but hours may vary depending on the specific activity you’re wishing to participate in. Most activities and establishments here at Shell Factory open at 10 a.m. and stay open until at least 4 p.m.

Prices may also vary depending on what you’re looking to do at the Shell Factory. It’s free to walk around attractions like the Christmas House or browse through the gift shop. However, suppose you want to ride some rides in the Fun Park, play mini-golf, or experience many of the other attractions within this destination. In that case, you can purchase packages starting at $25 per person. The most affordable package includes entrance into the Nature Park, a round of mini-golf, gem mining, a $5 arcade game card, and your choice of either bumper boats, paddle boats, or Water Wars. There are two additional, slightly more expensive package options with even more to do.

Plan Your Next Visit

To learn more about our rentals or the best things to do near Fort Myers Beach, contact us! Check out our full list of Fort Myers vacation rentals and book your stay with us today.

Where to Stay

If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay that’s not far from the Shell Factory, consider booking one of the Fort Myers Beach Bayfront Rentals available through Distinctive! We are proud to offer a wide range of rental properties to suit every group.