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Flamingo Gardens Admission in Fort Lauderdale

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    An admission ticket to the Flamingo Gardens Botanical Garden and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary is a ticket to a rare tropical paradise — 60 acres (24 hectares) to be exact. It is a not-for-profit wildlife sanctuary, aviary and botanical garden located just west of Fort Lauderdale.

    The gardens were originally the property of Floyd and Jane Wray, who built a home and citrus grove here in 1933. At the time, it was at the edge of the Everglades, where they started a collection of tropical and subtropical fruit trees and shrubs. The Wray home still stands today. In fact, it’s now a museum illustrating a country home in the early 1930s.

    The attractions inside Flamingo Gardens are plentiful. The Wray Botanical Collection has over 3,000 tropical and subtropical plants and trees. It is also home to some of the largest trees of their kind, according to the Florida Forest Service.

    The wildlife sanctuary boasts the largest collection of native-Florida wildlife in the entire state. Check out alligators, bobcats, otters, eagles, bears, panthers, peacocks and, of course, the famous flamingos. Plus, more than 250 birds fly free in the magnificent aviary.

    Catch a Wildlife Encounter Show, plus a narrated 25-minute tram tour that runs every 30 minutes throughout the day.

    Hungry? Purchase sandwiches, salads, smoothies and other snacks and beverages at one of the on-site eateries — the Flamingo Cafe offers some incredible views of the gardens to boot. At the gift shop, pick up unique tropical plants and accessories for your patio.
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    Departure Point
    Flamingo Gardens, 3750 S Flamingo Rd, Davie, FL 33330-1698
    Departure Time
    1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM

    1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Entry/Admission Fee
    • Entry/Admission - Flamingo Gardens
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A moderate amount of walking is involved
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Parking is free
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We visited this location. It was awesome. So glad we did. Got to see the flamingos We even got to feed them. We enjoyed our trolley tour except the speaker wasn't working and there were some moms and kids that kept much of wants was...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank ToniH63
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Our whole family with 2 picky tweens enjoyed this place. We rode the tram which was very informative. We loved the animals especially the otters. The live animal experience was great. It was great because we learned about their rescue of these wild animals. It...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank quinnie2273
    claudiapiranio, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much for visiting and for sharing your experience. We are so glad that your tweens enjoyed all the animals. Hope to see you again in the future.

    Reviewed 18 August 2019

    We recently visited the Flamingo Gardens on a family trip to Fort Lauderdale. Escaping the rain, we decided to visit this place. The admission is a little steep, but the activities in the gardens are quite nice. The place is out-dated, but a lot of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank JackieGF
    claudiapiranio, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear Jackie, Thanks for visiting. We are thrilled that your family had a great time and we hope to see you again in the future!

    Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

    Highly recommend! Took the tram ride and had a fantastic driver that gave tons of information on all the plants and species within the grounds. Exhibits were all very nice and super clean. Bring quarters to buy food to feed the flamingos, ducks, peacocks and...More

    Thank LJ0627
    claudiapiranio, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Thanks so much for your great review. We are thrilled that you had such a good time and look forward to seeing you again in the future! We will make sure to tell the tram drive what a super job they did!

    Reviewed 9 August 2019

    The visit was nice and peaceful, as there was not too many visitors there at the same time. We were a bit disapointed that there wasn't that many animals to see, except for birds. I guess it was normal because of the heat, but we...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Catherine L
    claudiapiranio, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2019

    Dear Catherine, Thanks so much for visiting and for sharing your experience. I am sorry that you did not see the Wray Home museum and the Florida Panther exhibit. I guess that means you will have to come back again in the cooler weather so...More

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    Ann W
    24 April 2019|
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    Response from claudiapiranio | Property representative |
    Dear Ann, The tram tour takes you to the 50 acres of the gardens that are not in the main part of the park. The animal exhibits and the arboretum are only seen on foot, but we have plenty of benches to sit and rest. We... More
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