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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good free 40 minute tour by bus. The different areas are well marked and fascinating. The butterfly house is a special treat. Jan - Mar 18 there is an exhibition of truly exceptional art balancing on high wires between the trees.

Thank WillieD60
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visit very often and enjoy their membership. Each month has something different to offer. The train give you an idea of the different surroundings and the history of the Garden. You can be there a full day, plenty of place where to sit and...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 3 days ago

These gardens are a must to see give your self two to three hours, also included are the Butterfly Garden and the Orchid garden, this is by far the best thing we have seen so far in three weeks of being in Florida.

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came yesterday with my best friend to visit the chocolate festival. It was very busy but parking was OK. We went to lunch first at the revised Glass House Café which now has a more limited menu. Then we went to look at the chocolate...More

Thank mwooduk
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is really beautiful. I went to the 12th international chocolate festival. We walked all over the gardens, visited the butterfly place which was full of beautiful butterflues. They have nice art all over tge park and the chocolate vendors were awesome too!

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. The butterflies were very nice as well. Tram ride has some good information. Good for all ages

Thank TMRoot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the world's great botanical gardens with the biggest palm collection in North America and among the very tops in the world. The tram tour is alwarys good, but variable from "amaizing' to 'good", depending on who the leader is.. It is...More

1  Thank mwood103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was unfamiliar with the park and thrilled to find it. Great tour gave you an overview of everything to see including a good sized croc! Great trail leading through the orchids but the highlight was the butterfly pavilion. Well worth a full day or...More

1  Thank Doug D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet holiday weekend place to marvel at gorgeous orchids, butterflies and plants . Joyously pretty , charming.

1  Thank David98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in summer (at December), participate in Botanical Gardens Reciprocate Program (you have free access here if you have membership in one of participating Garden), with beautiful helpful staff, a lot of shadow, benches and free ice-cold water. Butterfly garden, rain forest garden, orchids valley...More

2  Thank Svitlana88
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4 December 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
HI @GovMule: Yes, you can disembark and get on the next tram at a later time. The narrated tram tours are free and run on the hour based on this schedule: Weekdays, hourly from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weekends, hourly... More
4 November 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi marathongal: Yes! You may host your picnic in the Garden. Enjoy!
17 April 2016|
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Response from Shutterbug04101 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they sell flowers there, but you can email and ask.