Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

If you’re a resident of Boca Raton or live nearby in Delray or Deerfield Beach, then there is a strong chance you’ve heard of and/or visited Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. If you’re relocating to the Boca area, if you ask someone for something fun and low cost, there is a good possibility they will mention Gumbo Limbo.

Gumbo Limbo is a combination of Sea Turtle Rehabilitation, aquariums, nature center, and outdoor walking trails including butterfly garden. For more than 40 years, the 20 acres of protected land has been a refuge to various plants and animals.  Gumbo Limbo is in fact a cooperative project of Florida Atlantic University (FAU), the city of Boca Raton, the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, and Gumbo Limbo Coastal Stewards.

There is no admission fee, but donations are suggested and encouraged. Gumbo Limbo boasts more than 200,000 visitors annually, including more than 5,000 students through school programs. More than 40,000 people of all ages participate in the wide range of public programs offered. In addition to guests visiting for fun and enjoyment, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities as well. The hours of operation and address below, and the doors are always open.

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
1801 N. Ocean Blvd
Boca Raton FL 33432
Ph: 561-544-8605
Nature Center, Sea Turtle Rehab, Aquariums Hours
Mon – 12-4pm
Tues – Sun – 9am – 4pm
Walking Trails Hours
7 days – 7am – Sunset

Gumbo Limbo Website


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