Guided and Self-Guided Group Tours

Guided group tours (min. 10; max. 25) will explore and learn about our butterfly garden, Ashley Trail, four outdoor aquariums, sea turtle rehabilitation and FAU observation gallery with a coastal naturalist. Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours.  Our indoor Nature Center and boardwalk are then available for you to enjoy on your own!  Visit our Gift Shop, located inside the Nature Center.  Sorry, no picnicking allowed on site.

Guided tours may be scheduled Tuesdays -  Fridays, based on availability of staff and facilities.  Self-guided tours can be scheduled any day we are open with the exception of the fall, winter, and spring school breaks (no parking available during these weeks due to high visitation).  All groups are required to schedule with us in advance (no drop-ins, please).  The fee for guided and self-guided tours is $5.00 per person, which can be paid the day of the tour.

Please call Susan Elliott at 561-544-8606 for more information or to schedule your tour.

Visiting Summer Camp Field Trips

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center will being accepting reservations for summer camp field trips (maximum of 50 campers per tour) starting on March 8, 2022 at 8:00 AM. Reservations are required for guided or self-guided tours. No drop-in groups will be allowed.


Guided and self-guided tours will be available Tuesday-Friday from June 7th, 2022 to July 29th, 2022. Guided tours last approximately 1.5 hours and are offered at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM; self-guided tours are from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM only. We do not have facilities for lunch here on the property; all registered groups are eligible for a bus pass for Red Reef Park, to eat lunch there before or after their tour.


The following fees will be implemented for visiting camps tours Summer 2022:

  Palm Beach County Camps Non-Palm Beach County Camps 
 Guided Tour  $6.00 per camper  $9.00 per camper
 Self-guided Tour  $3.00 per camper  $5.00 per camper


Once confirmed, a 50% deposit is required to secure your reservation.


Please call Alyssa Saldarriaga, beginning March 8, at (561) 544-8612 to schedule a field trip; be sure to include the following information in your voicemail:

  • Name of camp/organization
  • Contact name, phone number, and email
  • Dates and time slots requested
  • Number of campers (maximum of 50 campers per tour)