Open to the public only on weekends or on special event programs

 

 

Contact
(650) 355-4845

E-mail: nancyvictoriadavis at hotmail dot com

            Come by and visit!

2000 Hwy 1, Pacifica, CA 94044




I should see the garden far better, said Alice to herself, if I could get to the top of the hill, and here is a path that leads right to itBut how curiously it twists! Its more like a corkscrew than a path!
            From Through the Looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll





Directions
From San Francisco take Hwy. 280 South, Exit Hwy. 1 South/Pacifica Continue on Hwy 1 to the First Stoplight (Reina Del Mar) U-turn at this light, continue North on Hwy 1, past the Gas Station, past the Pacifica Police Station (all on the right) Shelldance entrance is on your right. (3 minutes from the light) A sign " Orchids" is at the entrance. Drive up the winding road to main parking area, over looking the beautiful Pacific Ocean.
Approximately time: 25 minutes.

From San Jose take Hwy 280 North, Exit Pacifica/ Mission St. Continue to the Left on South Hwy 1, the Pacific Ocean will be on your right. Continue to the first Stoplight (Reina Del Mar) U-turn at the light, continue North past the Gas Station, past the Pacifica Police Station,(all on the right) Shelldance entrance is on your Right. (3 minutes from the light) Right turn after the sign "Orchids" with an arrow pointing right. Continue up the winding road to main parking area with a terrific view of the Pacific Ocean. The drive is long but worth it when you enter the greenhouse and mingle with the exotic serenity of orchids.
Approximate time 40 minutes
From Half Moon Bay take Hwy 1 North past Devils Slide Continue on Hwy 1 through Pacifica for 4 stoplights. Shelldance is on the right, North of the 4th light (Reina Del Mar) Past this light, past the Gas Station, past the Pacifica Police Station, (all on your right) Shelldance entrance is on your right. Right turn after the sign "Orchids" with an arrow pointing right. Continue up the winding road to main parking area. This is a scenic drive but the adventure starts when you enter the greenhouses and visit Paradise.
Approximate time: 20 minutes.