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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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Address: 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
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+1 305-667-1651
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical...

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is among the world's best tropical botanic gardens. Here you will find internationally renowned collections of cycads, flowering trees, tropical fruits, vines, aroids and endangered species, which provide a living laboratory for scientists, and the opportunity of discovery for everyone. In addition, Fairchild has the largest palm collection in the U.S. and is also the keeper of the National Palm Collection as designated by the American Public Gardens Associations.

With its beautiful paths, vistas and outstanding horticultural displays, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden provides every visitor with an unforgettable experience.

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Beautiful facility and exceptionally well run

On the Monday after Christmas we drove from Florida City up to the Botanical Gardens and spent a full day there. It was more than worth the price of admission. The miles of trails... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Helena, Montana
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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the Monday after Christmas we drove from Florida City up to the Botanical Gardens and spent a full day there. It was more than worth the price of admission. The miles of trails and botanical diversity could have kept us there for several more days. There were good opportunities to photograph birds, butterflies, and one lethargic crocodile sleeping along... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just a beautiful setting and the butterfly exhibit was really nice as was the orchid display on the grounds. Incredible orchids. The layout of the gardens is spectacular.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in the tropics for many years and still found plants here I had not encountered before. The gardens are gorgeous and well maintained. There is a butterfly pavilion and an orchid exhibit that must be seen as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is perfect for a day date. The garden is huge, 83 acres of space to see. I recommend doing to tram tour first, so you can see it all. It is approximately 45 min. The arches are beautiful, as well as the view of the water. There are some interesting palms there from all over the world. The butterfly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so glad to have stopped here! It is lovely, peaceful, and picturesque. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and eager to help. We started on the tram tour but ended up walking around the entire grounds with the map. We lost count of the times we stopped to point out something to each other. Definitely take your time in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a local (sort of) and live about an hour from Miami. I had heard of Fairchild and waited until it was cooler out to make the drive down. Well worth the drive. The property is large with a lot of different paths you can walk and explore. So many different trees/plants to see. Great place to spend the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just a magical place and not to be missed. Thousands of gorgeous tropical trees and plants over several acres. I recommend walking but they also have guided trams.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk off your Christmas excesses - came today to burn some calories prior to eating - glorious day with lots of birds and iguanas and a great photo exhibit! My brother in England buys the membership for me for Xmas each year and oh how I enjoy it! Someone was even proposing today! I hope she said... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a lovely place to spend a couple of hours or more. Beautiful trees and plants, and some fascinating wildlife including the odd crocodile and large iguanas all roaming about. Great butterflies and many orchid varieties too. Knowledgeable staff. Really worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We do props for weddings in Miami area.., and..., this is one of my favorite venues. But it's not just for weddings, it's a great place to spend the day. In a few hours, one can see all kings of birds, butterflies, trees, orchids (that look like maidens), huge colorful.., hmmm, (for lack of better description) horney male Iguanas showing... More 

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