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EXPLORE CAMPUS

New Entrance Guidelines

The health and safety of our community have been and will continue to be ELC’s primary focus.  Our outdoor and indoor facilities on campus are open.

 

We are collecting admission fees at our Entry Pavilion or online.  You can book your entry online here or text ADMIT to 772-238-5424 for the admission button link.

Enjoy our beautiful 64-acre nature center and all of the benefits nature has to offer!

Things To Do

The ELC is your destination on the Treasure Coast of Florida for outdoor learning and fun!  Come explore the Indian River Lagoon and our island campus featuring interactive exhibits, walking trails, and water sports in Vero Beach.  

Read more about our offerings below.

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WATER
ACTIVITIES

Pontoon boat rides, guided kayak tours, and more!

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ARTIST
SERIES

View two exhibits with different artist each season. 

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TOUCH TANK
AQUARIUM

Visit the Discovery Station for interactive exhibits.

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WELLNESS
PRACTICES

Forest therapy and more in the beauty of nature.

Discovery Station & Touch Tank

Our interpretative center with interactive exhibits, aquariums and a touch tank!  Learn more about who lives in the Indian River Lagoon and how you can help keep our planet clean and green.  

Water Activities

Take a pontoon boat ride along the Indian River Lagoon to Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge or enjoy a guided kayak trip through our mangrove forest!  The ELC offers a wide variety of water sports and activities for all levels and interests.  

Pontoon

Tours

Offering day, sunset and spoil island  departures. Private tours available.

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Clear

Canoes

A unique experience on the lagoon. See what's swimming in the water!

Guided

Kayak Tours

Go deeper and learn about our local flora and fauna with your expert guide.

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Canoe

Rentals

Paddle at your own pace and explore our lagoon island with new canoes.