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Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

8638 Blue Heron Ct, Navarre, FL 32566-6855
+1 850-261-2141
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Sea Turtle at the artificial reef

Great opportunity to see a Sea Turtle in its natural environment (via man made... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
JakesWild5
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Manitowoc
Scuba dive the artificial reef

Went to dive the artificial reef, thank goodness another diver who had been there, requested to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Doni w
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Louisiana
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The mission of the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station is to promote the appreciation, conservation, and understanding of the marine ecosystem of coastal Florida through education and service. Located at the Navarre Beach Park in Santa Rosa County, the center is the focal point of marine, natural resource and watershed education for Northwest Florida K-12 students, visitors, and the community.
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8638 Blue Heron Ct, Navarre, FL 32566-6855
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Great opportunity to see a Sea Turtle in its natural environment (via man made reef..lol). Gorgeous day when we went, relatively calm, visibility had to be 15 - 20 feet minimum. Saw numerous fish (trigger, tarpon, etc), but the real bonus came when a couple...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went to dive the artificial reef, thank goodness another diver who had been there, requested to join our group and showed us around. The visibility was 5-10ft at best and the max depth was only 11ft at high tide. The reef was okay, with the...More

Thank Doni w
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I went with a group of divers to check out the artificial reefs. The visibility was very poor, most likely due to the recent rain. We will probably try again in the fall/winter. The beach was beautiful and there are several pavilions that can be...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

When you come to Navarre you and your family must visit the Marine Science Center. You get to see the creatures from the gulf. They have a special room that you would most definitely love to sit in and watch what they have done. It's...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Congrats going out to the Navarre Beach Marine Science Station on winning a grant from the Pensacola Chapter of Impact 100 with a check of $108,200 ... can't wait to see how they put this wonderful gift into use.

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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Small but interesting , a class room for visitors and students , wonderful to see right on the sound side of the ocean

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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Check the website for their programs on sea turtles or the Gulf artificial reefs. The programs are interesting and informative and worth the time. This is a great addition to Navarre Beach.

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

My family has had many experiences at the Marine Science Center--from school field trips to summer camps to the Halloween events. My children have enjoyed themselves and learned a lot about native species and the ecosystems that support them. If your child has a chance...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2015

This was started to promote the better understanding of the marine ecosystem along the Florida Gulf Coast back in ’08. Over 4,000 students from ALL over the Panhandle and tons of visitors to the Navarre Beach area have come to learn more about the marine...More

2  Thank JerseyJerryFoster
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Reviewed 9 January 2015

This place is a great day camp in the summer. The instructors take you out kayaking on one day, fishing another day, and snorkeling on the other day. I learned a lot about marine biology.

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