FUN PARK, GAMES & FOOD
Outside of the store and nature park, there are
plenty of additional activities to enjoy.Kids and
the young at heart will enjoy visiting the “Fun
Park,” which includes a rock climbing wall,
trampolines and bumper boats. There’s even a
miniature golf course to add to the fun.
Search for fossils at the Gemstone Mining Rig,
or thrill seekers can check out the most recent
Soaring Eagle Zip Line, where you can glide for
600 feet over a man-made pond. Paddleboat
rentals are also available.
If you need a break from the heat, there is a
newly redesigned video arcade gameroom
inside that features pinball, air hockey and skiball.
If you get hungry, stop in Capt’n Fishbones, a
full-service restaurant with two outside bars.
There’s also an outdoor café to grab a snack or
just take a break.
A flea market and a farmer’s market with more
than 150 vendors are located near the entrance
to the location and are open on Tuesdays, Thursdays
and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon.
The Shell Factory is available for kids’ birthday
parties and other special events.
For more information, visit shellfactory.com.
November/December 2018 GASPARILLA ISLAND 73