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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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“butterfly house” (100 reviews)
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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 via mobile

I had to decide whether to go on the tram or walk to the orchid and butterfly exhibits. I opted for the tram. The driver/tour guide was exceptional, so informative on the plants and the garden. They have an incredible collection of palms, and cycads,...More

Thank Dinorah415
Reviewed 2 days ago

worth a visit especially with holiday visitors if they are visiting you, or anyone who loves gardening

Thank madiestan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are looking for flowers go to the Dallas Botanical Garden. This one is more for trees, cactus, and greener or other countries. There are large amounts of iguanas EVERYWHERE! I couldn't imagine how many there were. I was expecting flowers so a little...More

Thank Maryann W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is my favorite place to visit in Miami. The Garden is a tropical oasis and most of the time one seems to have it all to oneself. (There are themed festivals throughout the year like the Chocolate Festival, Mango Festival, and the Ramble, and...More

Thank Doris1010
Reviewed 1 week ago

best collection of palms in US, incorporates art works with garden settings. butterfly house is fabulous. excellent cafe

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this garden without a great deal of expectation. It was amazing! Everyone should start their visit with the tram trip. It's a good way to get an overall feel for the place. There are places along the route that one...More

Thank mariocat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Take the tram tour which is fascinating. Visit the butterflies and well along the orchid path in the rain forest . $25 per person too much but if it is used for conservation .

Thank Blowerp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you bike, walk or take the tram, the Fairchild is not to be missed. It's a bit hot during the summer months, but the exhibits are amazing. The butterfly garden, rare tropical plant house and the delightful art on display is wonderfully done. Loved...More

Thank RJB1215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wasn't aware of their closing time and arrived at the gate a few minutes late. I was trying to get out, but couldn't find a way. The ladies in the gift shop saw me but turned their head away and didn't look at me...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to either walk or bike ride at a place that is very tranquil, this is the place. If you need to get away for the day to a place you can just unwind either by yourself, friends or family, this is the...More

Thank Stan D
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Wondering if you can get off the tram and then get back on a later one when it comes through. Really looking forward to seeing this place next week. Looks beautiful !
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
Can you bring a picnic lunch into the garden?
4 November 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi marathongal: Yes! You may host your picnic in the Garden. Enjoy!
Can I obtain some flowers for my wife -- particularly orchids -- to put on the table just before she lands from her San Francisco trip tomorrow?
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.