Note: Travelers east of Shark Valley, allow extra time to travel due to road construction west of Krome Ave.
Directions to Shark Valley Visitor Center
36000 SW 8th Street. Miami, FL 33194
From Miami, Shark Valley Visitor Center is located on Highway 41 (Tamiami Trail / SW 8th St.) 25 miles west of the Florida Turnpike, exit 25A (from the north) and exit 25 (from the south).
From the Naples area, take U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail) approximately 70 miles east to Shark Valley.
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Approximate GPS Coordinates: 25°45'27.60" N 80°46'01.01" W
Hours of Operation
9:15 am - 5:15 pm
Hours are subject to change. Contact by phone 305-221-8776.
Shark Valley Visitor Center offers educational displays, a park video, an underwater camera and informational brochures. Books, postcards, and other souvenirs are available in the gift store.
Guided tram tours, bicycle rentals, snacks and soft drinks are available from Shark Valley Tram Tours, Inc.
Two short walking trails (one accessible), are located off the main trail for your enjoyment.
Restrooms are available.