Not only does this the area offer a fascinating education in space
exploration, but it is also a revered area for natural preservation and
wildlife. You can view a shuttle launch or take a tour to view sea turtles
Organized tours of the Space Center are available from the visitor's center to launch pad with stops at area highlights. The Visitor Center (407 452-2121) has information on the Kennedy Space Center facility and for shuttle launch information contact 407 867-4636 or www.jsc.nasa.gov or www.kennedyspacecenter.com.
Other animals you may see here are manatees, alligators, leatherback and loggerhead turtles, wild pigs or bobcats. The best time to visit is October to May and the animal activity is highest between October and March.
From June to July, turtles are laying eggs in the sand and tours are available for viewing. However, reservations must be made well in advance by calling the North District Visitor's Center at 904 428 3384.