Inspiring People to Connect with Nature

Open Mon-Sat 10:00-4:00 Sunday 11:00-4:00 | Adults $10 Children $5

July 2021

Daily Programming (included with admission)

Monday - Saturday
11 AM Animal Talk
12:15 PM Planetarium Show
1:15 PM Animal Show
2:15 PM Planetarium Show

11 AM Animal Talk
12:15 PM Planetarium Show
1:15 PM Animal Show
2:15 PM Planetarium Show
3:30 PM Planetarium Show

Nature Explorers!

Every Saturday, 9:00-11:00am
$10 per person, ages 5-11
Join us for a drop-off environmental education program series that focuses on specific lessons to inspire students to connect with nature through interactive guided hikes, planetarium shows, environmental arts and crafts, and interactive roleplaying games and activities.

Special Events

Night Hike
Sunday, July 25th
8:00pm-10:00pm, $15 per person
Come out to CNCP for our monthly night hike! Learn about the night sky, look for bats, and maybe call in an owl as we explore our trails after sunset!
Spaces are limited for this all-ages event, so make sure to sign up soon!

Late Night Double Feature Movie Night

July 17th @ 7pm, $10 per person
Killers from Space

Earth vs. Flying Saucers
Alien Invaders! Military Secrets! End of the World Suspense!
Join us for our July movie night and laugh along to these hilariously ridiculous movies!
Concessions will be available and seating begins 15 minutes before show time!


Internships Available

Animal Care / Wildlife Management
Environmental Education
Marketing and Public Relations
Non-Profit Management 
Astronomy / Astrophysics 

Summer Camp

Summer Camp weeks still OPEN:
DIY Camp
July 5th 
Birds the Word July 12th
Artists and Scientists July 26th

Wish List

Do you have extras of these items around the house?
1. Pillowcases
2. Towels
3. Paper Towels
4. Toilet Paper
5. Printer Paper
6. Animal Kennels
7. Cutting Boards
8. Cleaning Supplies
9. Scrub Brushes
10. Dog Toys
11. Reptile Terrarium Decorations
12. Art Supplies
13. Bug Spray for Volunteers
14. Sunscreen for Volunteers
15. Electric Tools for Maintenance

Wellness Program

Come out to CNCP for yoga classes, meditation, drum circles, and more!

On Sundays, join the Conscious Movement Yoga Fusion class at 10am, on Tuesday join Yoga Mama for a calm 6pm class, every other Wednesday come hone your meditation practice at 6pm, on Thursdays bring your family for a 10am yoga class in nature!

Prices vary, and spots are limited!

Please pay on arrival and see our calendar for more details!

Wild Birthday Package

Birthday Party for 20 Kids and 10 Adults - Starting at $425

Schedule your next birthday party here!

With a 3.5 hour rental of our Iona House, a custom animal show, a private planetarium show, and access to our exhibits and trails, your child's next birthday party will be an out of this world experience! 

Add on a guided trail walk, nature games and activities, or a science craft for even more fun!

For more details, contact Natalia by calling (239)-275-3435 or sending an email!


Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to environmental education and preservation. Our 105-acre site is home to many rescue animals, two nature trails, a planetarium theater, bird aviary, butterfly garden, and meeting areas. 


Hours of Operation 

10:00 - 4:00 Monday - Saturday

11:00 - 4:00 Sunday

3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905


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