The Animal Lab features a variety of native and non-native critters including American Alligators, Green Iguanas, Ball Pythons, a red Rat Snake, a Black-Tailed Prairie Dog, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Turtles, White's Tree Frogs and Mexican Axolotls!
Would you like to help support our animals? Click here to see our Animal care Wish List
Our Dinosaur Discovery Exhibit area features a fossil dig with real fossils! It also displays real fossils from Southwest Florida, a field research tent, and a fossil identification station!
The Fisheye Lagoon is house to migrating birds, geese, and ducks as well as many aquatic residents! You can feed Japanese Koi, Carp, Bluegill, Catfish, and a variety of turtles as you enjoy the peaceful scenery.
Looking to strengthen your brain? The puzzles in Mind Magic are sure to do so! Spend some time with our brain teasers and see if you can complete them all! It's tough to walk away from these puzzles.
Play with your best friend Isaac Newton as you experiment with motion!
Note: During traveling exhibits, this area might be unavailable
Touch a horseshoe crab or stingray at our Sea-to-See Touch Tanks! With demonstrations every hour and feedings twice daily (limited tickets available for this premium experience), you're sure to have fun in this underwater exploration. Tanks feature a variety of aquatic life including sea urchins, sea stars, flounder, snails, stingrays, puffer fish, and horseshoe crabs!
Read a book in the 'Book Nook', shop at the 'From the Ground Up' Farmer's Market, produce a puppet show in the 'Puppet Theater', examine our fluffy friends in the 'Tiny Town Vet Clinic' or Engineer in our Construction Corner! There are many things for visitors under 5 to do in our Tiny Town early Childhood Area!
Have you ever dreamed of being on the news?? Now that dream can become a reality! Choose from a variety of newscasts and put yourself in the news using our WIMG TV Station green screen. Then send the video to yourself to post on facebook or send to friends in an email!
Do you like aquariums? Check out our Windows to the Sea to watch a variety of aquatic creatures in action! Check out our bamboo sharks, moray eel, lionfish, and clown fish up close!
Check out our Backyard Nature exhibit to learn a bit more about landscaping here in Florida. Learn about sustainable options and how to choose the right plants for Florida landscaping!
The Caloosahatchee Experience is an in progress exhibit area that features an interactive walk through the Caloosahatchee River from Lake Okeechobee to the Gulf of Mexico. The current exhibit features an aquarium with Lake Okeechobee inhabitants, a lock and dam interactive exhibit, a FPL solar array, and a boat building water table!
We would like to thank Lake Masters for their generous donations to our Lake Okeechobee Tank!