The animals are practically jumping for joy at the thought of seeing you all!

You'll have access to our coral tanks and reptile room, our new and improved shell room, animal encounters and our outside butterfly garden, plus so much more.

Of course, health and safety is still our number one concern, so we do have some new guidelines in place in order to ensure a fun and healthy experience for everyone.

• Sandoway will be operating at 25% capacity.
• Tickets are available online only for a contactless experience.
• There will be no interactive exhibits or touch-tanks at this time.
• The Children's Room will be closed to the public.
• All visitors are required to wear masks while in the center.
• Please note that the restroom will be closed.

We're excited to welcome you back and we appreciate your adherence to our new guidelines so that we may keep our staff, animals and visitors all healthy and happy! If you have any questions before you visit, please give us a call at 561.274.7263 or send us an e-mail. Thank you, as always, for your support!

Sandoway Discovery Center is located in a historic 1936 beachfront home in Delray Beach, Florida.

The house is on the National Register of Historic Places and preserved as a unique Nature Center now home to native plants, live animals, and a world class shell collection.

The Center offers a glimpse into South Florida’s fragile marine and freshwater environments through educational exhibits and programs.

Educational programs are offered to the public at Sandoway including: Shark, Stingray and Alligator Feedings, Guided Historic Tours, Nature Walks, Astronomy Nights and special events such as Earth Day.

We host guest speakers on environmental topics and teach exciting nature programs to all ages! Admission is $5 per-person everyone three years of age and above; Palm Beach Zoo members are free.

142 S. Ocean Blvd.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Noon - 4 p.m.
Good for Kids