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Jungle Gardens

#1 of 6 things to do in Avery Island Features Animals
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Interesting plants and birds - if it isn't hot, walk it!

Beautiful plants and flowers and nice places to picnic. You can drive thru it or walk it. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Diedre C
Fun at jungle gardens

Great place to spend the day anytime of they year. Best time is spring and fall. I have visited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Avery Island, Louisiana
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Avery Island, home of TABASCO® Pepper Sauce, is also home to a 170-acre botanical treasure known as Jungle Gardens! Take a self-guided tour through southern Louisiana marshes and bayous inhabited by indigenous wildlife. Visitors can walk, bike, hike or drive the 3-mile garden trail with multiple stops to view alligators, a White Egret rookery, live oak gardens and more!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“driving tour” (24 reviews)
“snowy egrets” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful plants and flowers and nice places to picnic. You can drive thru it or walk it. Lots of photo ops.

Thank Diedre C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to spend the day anytime of they year. Best time is spring and fall. I have visited many times and each time I go I find something new.

Thank hgoiii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I visited Jungle Gardens and could have just stayed there all day and night. We were given a map that educated us about each point of interest. The drive was easy and we were able to stop to get out of the...More

Thank Karin15
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

There is nothing to see here that you can't along one of the many highways in Louisiana. There were dead animals everywhere (counted at least 6) with large groups of buzzards eating the stinking rotting flesh. Definitely not an enjoyable outing.

Thank rturner66
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed our drive and hike thru the Jungle Gardens. So Peaceful and Beautiful. Great flora and fauna. The Bayou was picturesque. We especially enjoyed the Buddha display and the Bird Sanctuary. Take a picnic lunch and spend the day.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We enjoyed the drive around. Nice trails to walk around. Even saw a couple of small alligators. Highly recommend.

Thank R799SPkathyr
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Avery Island is a must when you are in the South of Louisiana! The Tabasco Sauce originates here and not only can you visit the factory, but also the lush gardens on the "Island". We went tot the visitors center and took an entire tour:...More

Thank TTWoman
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This can be included in a ticket for the Tabasco museum. You CAN walk it (3 miles) but we were warned that the bugs were flying so we drove. Atmospheric and some wonderful bird life.

Thank KokoLB
Reviewed 2 July 2017

South Louisiana has a tropical kind of climate and everything grows here in a big way! You will see an amazing jungle of plant life!

Thank summerl0u
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My mom and I drove through the gardens but my son walked. Both enjoyed it very much. Such a beautiful place.

Thank Horanclan
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CrystalVizier J
13 February 2017|
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Response from RoniLea | Reviewed this property |
I thought I saw an area with grills, but not completely sure. I would definitely call first.
Sydney H
29 October 2016|
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Response from Hops1127 | Reviewed this property |
I do know that at the Tabasco Tour, they will watch your dog in the gift shop. The pets should be allowed in the car when you visit the Jungle.