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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
+1 239-472-2329
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Great educational facility with informative displays

The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation nature center is a must see if you have interest on how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Waynesville, North Carolina

Tie this in with a visit to Ding Darling and you'll be glad you did! Much smaller in size than... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah S
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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation nature center is a must see if you have interest on how the island was formed, inhabited by man and animal and the critical need for current management and active preservation. The nature center building has many informative displays of...More

Thank Curt313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tie this in with a visit to Ding Darling and you'll be glad you did! Much smaller in size than Ding, but it gives an equally wonderful view of the natural habitat of Sanibel. Great walking tour on natural trails, interesting lectures led by a...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a walk there. Some trails were closed. Climbed the observation tower. What a view. Didn't see much as we walked, animals hid. Good place to visit.

Thank Teach1977
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Entry by donation, but give them some $! Good inside educational displays. Lots of trails, but wear boots in wet times and take bug repellent!

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were so excited that this was open during our trip to Sanibel this year. We love this history of the island. Currently, on Wednesdays at 8:30, a walking tour is provided for $5 per person. I have 2 children that they didn't charge us...More

Thank Iteach2change
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Sanibel has a very varied landscape in spite of the fact that it is a small island--about 13 miles by 2 miles. The Gulf and Bay beaches are fascinating as is the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge but to get a complete picture, a visit to...More

1  Thank LongIslandMabel
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I visited SCCF and liked their small nature center. I went hiking here (biking not allowed) and enjoyed the overlook. While I love hiking and the outdoors, I do not think that this was the best part of my vacation. Sanibel Gardens Preserve was much...More

Thank lisa s
Reviewed 20 March 2017

SCCP has a good walking trail only reached by going through the building,. Interesting display of wildlife and history and butterfly house. Good for children too.

1  Thank cook1111
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We took the free trail ($1) and walked a gravel road for 2 miles without seeing more than 1 bird. On the way back, almost near the beginning (by the bridge) we saw 4 birds, foot prints of all kinds and a little further saw...More

Thank Sheila X
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

SCCF is a terrific organization managing over a thousand acres of conservation land, conducting state of the art scientific research and leading the way on science based advocacy to improve Southwest Florida water quality. The Foundation's headquarters on San-Cap Road has excellent exhibits on island...More

1  Thank Bill G
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