Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd., is packed with hands-on exhibits about south Florida's marine environments. Included are tanks with live sharks and fish, an alligator, a screech owl, a shell collection, indigenous plants, and turtle and tortoise habitats. A touch tank houses invertebrates. An observation deck overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. Programs include guided beach walks, and shark and alligator feedings.
Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4. Shark feeding Tues.-Sat. at 10:30, Sun. at 1:30. Stingray feeding Tues.-Sun. at 2:45. Alligator feeding Wed. and Sat. at 1. Other program schedules vary. Closed major holidays. Allow 45 minutes minimum.