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Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center

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Address: 890 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996-1627
Phone Number: +1 772-225-0505
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Great placed for the kids

Make sure you get there for the 10:30 stingray feeding! Before the feeding you can touch the rays as they swim wildly around the pool waiting for food. If you put your hand into... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you get there for the 10:30 stingray feeding! Before the feeding you can touch the rays as they swim wildly around the pool waiting for food. If you put your hand into the water they will come over thinking you have food. After an informative talk about rays they will give you shrimp or other food to feed... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really fun place for our family members of all ages! You can touch, learn, feed stingrays, and so much more. Gotta check it out!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting and informative. Feed live sea rays. Learn about the ocean as a habitat and how to protect it from human abuse.

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Stuart, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a great place to take the kids. Its fun and educational and interactive. So many sea creatures to learn about.

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Sheffield, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our sons 8 and 5 loved this place and so did we! Get there early for the 10:30am Stingray feeding! The staff is wonderful! Lily the Loggerhead turtle was a fan favorite! The nature walk was fun! Well worth the $12 for adults and $6 for kids! Our kids loved it so much they decided they wanted to donate and... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a beautiful arrangement of marine life to be discovered or touched by children. The volunteers make the difference. Taking the walk tour is a must to learn also about the mangroves and other tree species. Clearly a place to visit

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Cambridge, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A real hands on experience for kids. They can see and learn of the various species that live in the ocean off Florida. I would suggest checking ahead to find out the feeding time for the sharks. We thought the best exhibit was the stingrays where they get the opportunity to touch them as well as snails, clams etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I've come here and I really like bringing Florida visitors here. If you can make the show times (check ahead online or call) the sting ray feeding is my favorite feature of this park. It seems a little scary at first but is quite the thrill if you power through! Beautiful nature trail as well,... More 

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Thank Lisa N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Discover Stuart FL marine life education and fun! This is an exciting place to visit with all ages from young children to adults. There is something for everyone to see. They even have touch tanks to get up close with the marine life. One of Stuart's great locations for fun.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My grandchildren always love this and I am always willing to go again! Be sure to find out what time the Stingrays are fed-highlight of the experience usually. There are plenty of adult volunteers to answer the many questions and give information about sea creatures as visitors hold them. Inside there are many more hands on experiences that are of... More 

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