Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium

3450 Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers

Admission for Two Children or One, Two, or Four Adults at Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium (Up to 42% Off)

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Highlights

A 105-acre facility hosts injured wildlife native and invasive to Florida; planetarium offers two shows per day and two animal shows

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Angela
2 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
June 21, 2022
This was not with the price of admission. Run down, overgrown and we saw all of it in 30 minutes. They’re trying to do a good thing here, but until they dump some money into some upgrades, it’s a bust.
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KAren
6 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
June 21, 2022
The paths we're all flooded out. They warn you so it wasn't a surprise but it was a bummer
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Aimee
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 1 out of 5 stars
June 15, 2022
I became ill entering the Invasive species room. mold all over the ceiling. I also realize the animals are all injured but the care is lacking. It looked over grown and outdated, trails looked unsafe. no thanks.
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kelly
23 ratings22 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
June 12, 2022
Staff was great.. the mosquitos were terrible.. like terrible...
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Laura
3 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
June 2, 2022
Many exhibits are under construction. Planetarium presenter was great! Kids loved the animal talk.
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cassandramoody78
1 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 27, 2022
Great place! They were so friendly and knowledgeable. The planetarium is amazing. Great place to go for kids and adults!
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Celia
5 ratings4 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
May 20, 2022
The staff was very friendly and informative. My grandchildren loved it.
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Katrina
5 ratings2 reviews
Rating of 4 out of 5 stars
April 26, 2022
Very friendly staff. Planetarium show is very nice. Todd is knowledgeable regarding his presentation of stars & planets. Added personal information too which was nice. Trails have tree cover but still it was hot for walking. Aviary talk was informative, I felt saddened by injured raptors. Butterfly house small scale but full of butterflies at this time.
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About This Deal

  • General admission
  • Adult tickets valid for customers ages 13+; child tickets valid for customers ages 3–12
  • Free admission for children under 2

11:15 Butterfly Talk (Daily)

12:15 Planetarium Show (Daily)

1:15 Animal Talk (Daily)

2:15 Planetarium Show (Daily)

3:30 Planetarium Show (Sunday's Only)

CNCP reserves the right to cancel or daily programming without notice.

Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid during special events to include but not limited to Creepy Crawly Day, Friendly Forest Fall Festival, Haunted Walk, Holiday Nights, Birthday/Private Parties. Not valid with other offers or promotions. May be repurchased every 365 days. Limit 6 per person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium

Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium, an environmental education non-profit that began as a project by Lee County's Junior Welfare League in the 1960s, is a 105-acre facility that hosts injured wildlife native to the Fort Myers area in addition to surrendering. These animals—plus the birds of prey from their rehabilitation aviary, the newest addition to the property—are the stars of daily animal demos and special talks by volunteers and specialists.

After a stroll through the butterfly house or down one of three walking trails, which meander through the cypress dome swamp and neighboring pine flatlands, guests take a load off at the onsite planetarium: the 44-foot dome can host up to 90 people for their astronomy and laser shows. Camps, field trips, and nature clubs take advantage of the meeting pavilions and picnics areas around the nature center.