Inspiring People to Connect with Nature

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

June 2021

Daily Programming (included with admission)

Every Day

11 AM Animal Talk

12 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.

Late Night Double Feature Movie Night

June 12th 7pm, $10 per person



Beginning of the End

Giant ants! Atomic bombs!

Swarms of man-eating locusts!

As 17 year cicadas take over the northern parts of the continent it's time for the month of the big bug movies here at CNCP!

Special Events

What Do You See? Art Workshop

Saturday, June 19th, 10:00am-1:00pm

$15 per person, ages 6+

What do you see when you see a pile of old jewelry or buttons? Have you ever thought old materials can make fun and creative art? Create using your imagination and inspiration from nature!

Solstice Observance
Sunday, June 20th
7:00pm-10:00pm, $10 per person Members Free
What are the reasons for the seasons? Explore the motions of Earth, the sun, moon and other planets! Learn how our ancestors marked and kept time.
Fulldome video and live presentation with our laser-phosphor projector, then we will observe the sunset live, taking note of how far north of due west the Sun sets.

Night Hike

Sunday, June 27th

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!

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. 

We are open from 10:00-4:00 Monday-Saturday

and 11:00-4:00 on Sunday

3450 Ortiz Ave. Fort Myers, FL 33905


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