Shark Valley Visitor Center

Shark Valley Visitor Center
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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Physical Address:

36000 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33194

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).
Take U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail) approximately 70 miles east to Shark Valley.
Searching for the Shark Valley Visitor Center on Google gets you directions. Approximate GPS Coordinates: 25°45'27.60" N 80°46'01.01" W
Due to the remoteness of this area we are finding that visitors arriving by "on-demand" transportation services are unable to acquire return transportation on those services. We suggest checking with your driver for return arrangements or have an alternative taxi option. There is no other public transportation to this site.
looking up towards the Shark Valley Tower
Shark Valley Visitor Center

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  • Shark Valley Visitor Center offers educational displays, a park video 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.
    (Please note: Electric bicycles are allowed on the Shark Valley loop)
  • Two short walking trails (one accessible), are located off the main trail for your enjoyment. Restrooms are available.

Hours of Operation

  • Visitor Center: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Entrance Gate: 8:30AM - 6:00PM

Contact by Phone


Last updated: January 12, 2021

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Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034


(305) 242-7700

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