Shark Valley Visitor Center

Entrance to Shark Valley
Entrance to Shark Valley

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Directions

Physical Address:
36000 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33194

Driving 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).

Driving from the Naples area:

Take U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail) approximately 70 miles east to Shark Valley.

Would you like to map out your directions?
Approximate GPS Coordinates: 25°45'27.60" N 80°46'01.01" W

*NOTE: Visitors Arriving by On-Demand Ride Service (Uber, Taxi or Lyft)

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.

 
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Shark Valley Visitor Center

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Amenities

  • 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.
  • 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

Contact by Phone

305-221-8776

Last updated: April 26, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, FL 33034

Phone:

(305) 242-7700

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