Tavernier Attractions (4)
Dolphin Research Center
Dolphin Research Center is a nonprofit education and research facility. Home to a family of dolphins and sea lions, they offer fun-filled narrated behavior sessions and educational presentations every half an hour.
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters is your home for the most interactive Florida Keys Aquarium experience. Join us for daily shark feedings and swim among the fish on our coral reef. You can even pet a stingray in our stingray encounter!
Sombrero Beach is a beautiful park and beach. In 2001 the City redeveloped Sombrero Beach to include total handicap accessibility. A lovely sandy beach on the Atlantic Ocean frames a shady park with picnic pavilions, volleyball courts, restrooms and showers. Sombrero Beach is a turtle nesting beach. From April through October it is not unusual to have Loggerhead Turtles (primarily) coming on to the beach at night to lay their eggs.
The Turtle Hospital
The Turtle Hospital is a small non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of endangered sea turtles, and is entirely supported by the interest and generosity of people like you.