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Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100
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Pleasantly Surprised Wonderful Guide

Three of us took a four day trip through the keys. I found this spot available on Florida Vacation... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Naples, Florida
Wear comfortable shoes

This was a great place for a short hike, about one and a half miles. The scenery is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Michelle B
Claremore, Oklahoma
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This nature reserve contains evidence of pre-Columbian civilization and was once the site of an Indian village.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“bird rescue” (31 reviews)
“adderley house” (23 reviews)
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5550 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050-2713
+1 305-743-9100
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Three of us took a four day trip through the keys. I found this spot available on Florida Vacation Auction and got a great deal. We really enjoyed it. Unfortunately I forgot our guide name, but he was wonderful. He explained that depending on what...More

Thank Shellqueen2014
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This was a great place for a short hike, about one and a half miles. The scenery is beautiful. This would be a perfect picnic spot. They also rent kayaks. We observed many colorful fish, right where they launch the kayaks. Admission is about $15...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The tour is on a golf cart. Learned about the history of Marathon. Great views. The museum served as great recovery after a very hot day.

Thank Stella B
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Expensive for what it is. This should be priced like state parks. Although not one, it's very similar to most I have visited. Saw iguanas, feed fish and saw a ton of spiders. They do have a small Wild bird rescue center which has a...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We had some time one afternoon on our trip to the keys and we stumbled upon this wonderful place. We were greeted by Dolores, whom we had called earlier to reserve the guided tour. Our tour guide was Craig and his humor and knowledge of...More

Thank spundar78
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Crane Point is a large tract of preserved natural Florida with multiple great nature trails that make you feel like you are trekking through primeval wilderness even though you are only a mile from modernity. The property has a restored home (the Adderly house) from...More

Thank wmerry2016
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take the guided tour. Make reservations in advance. My parents got the last two seats and loved it. We got to walk 15 mile in 93 Degree heat..... Buy the fish food in the gift shop and feed the fish. Take some quarters with you...More

Thank edwardsaar
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Went on the small guided tour. Lasted over an hour. Guide had some good knowledge of the area. Extremely interesting tour, the old houses there are super cool to look at and see how people lived here 100 years ago.

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great nature center. We took two four year old boys, they really enjoyed seeing the trees, spider webs, parrots, iguanas and the animals in the hospital units. Very fun day, worthwhile to support!

Thank carolantom
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My mom and I were looking for something to do while the guys were out fishing and this was just down the street. We met Craig who took us on a golf cart ride through the park. It was very interesting and we learned a...More

Thank Kathy B
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28 March 2017|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
$14.95 adult $12.95 senior or milatiry $9.95 kids under 12 5 & under free
13 July 2016|
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Response from Trainmaster78 | Reviewed this property |
No, no kayaking for me. But, had my (grown) son been along with us, he would have definately pronounced it "pretty good".
Stephanie F
18 February 2016|
Response from Charlotte Q | Property representative |
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