Due to construction, parking and access is extremely limited. Please consider rideshare or carpooling for your visit.
Nature Center and Aquariums
Tuesday - Sunday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday - Sunday, 7:00 am - Sunset
Resident Sea Turtles have Returned!
We are pleased to announce that Gumbo Limbo Nature Center now has two resident sea turtles in our aquariums!
Morgan, a green turtle, is in our Shipwreck Aquarium.
Lefty, a Kemp’s ridley turtle, is in our Mangrove Aquarium.
You can see these sea turtles and all of our other resident animals during nature center hours! Learn more about sea turtles at GLNC at Sea Turtle Updates.
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is conducting multiple renovation projects through late Spring 2024. During this time, boardwalk access will be limited, and parking will be extremelylimited(see our updated map).
Parking: The south loop of the parking lot has been closed for safety, and onsite parking is extremely limited. Additional paid parking is available at Red Reef West, south of the nature center on A1A.
Boardwalk: There will be no after-hours access to the Boardwalk from Gumbo Limbo Nature Center until construction is complete.
Tower: Due to construction of our new ADA accessible observation tower, a portion of our boardwalk loop has been closed. To avoid backtracking, please stay to the western side of the boardwalk loop.
We are pleased to announce that Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Sea Turtle Conservation Coordinator, David Anderson, and his team have secured a permit to house resident sea turtles at our facility. Read on...