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I vacation in Marco Island every October. This year before coming down I looked to do or see something different with my hubby. Something off the beaten path. Something different....well Skunk Ape Research is it! Page greeted my
Husband and I greeted us when we...More
This place is in the bush and very simple. The camp grounds are unique with thatch huts and little cabins as well as rv spots, They have a little store and snake and alligator exhibits that are very small. The alligators wete raised from babies...More
Our family was fortunate enough to meet the world’s foremost expert on the Skunk Ape on our trip to the Skunk Ape Research Center. Amazing artifacts are visible, including castings of Skunk Ape tracks and images captured through the years of the elusive creature(s). We...More
I didn’t get out the car except to take my husband’s picture in front of the presumably life sized skunk ape sculpture, but he says the whole experience was cool. He even got the coffee mug to prove it
If you go here thinking it's anything more than a throwback to the days of old roadside attractions, then you just won't get it.
This is a great place for kitschy trinkets and t-shirts. Make sure to get a fridge magnet and a koozie too....More
We drove pass this store/attraction and had to go back. What a fun place, we have heard about the Skunk ape for decades in the Everglades. The store had a lot of Skunk ape merchandise, we even bought a hunting permit for the Skunk ape...More
This place has been around for ages. We didn't go thru it to see the animals or tour on an airboat. We just visited the store and bought a couple T-shirts. The woman behind the counter was not friendly and acted like she would rather...More
As I’m sure you could guess, the skunk ape is most likely a made up thing. The research center is nothing more than a tourist trap.
Don’t be disheartened however. The reptiles are worth checking out. HUGE snake!