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Aprovaca (The Orchid Nursery & Conservation Center)
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Interesting place

The staff were great about showing us around and explaining everything to us. It was a little bit... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Coronado55
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St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
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Great or Terrible? Depends on what's in bloom when you visit.

I highly recommend asking at desk what orchids are in bloom BEFORE you pay admission. Some people... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Over60Nomad
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Colombia
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Reviewed 25 February 2016

The guide had tremendous knowledge of orchids, native medicinal plants, local culture, and the variety of orchids. Takes about 30-45 minutes to view. Would be suitable for families and children. Nice exhibit.

Thank expat422
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Reviewed 25 January 2016

There are over 1000 species in Panama and they have well over 100. The guide was great and even spoke some English. The vanilla orchid was our favorite.

Thank wayrobinson
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

Not a large exhibit but lots of beautiful orchids on exhibit being grown in their natural habitat. A very easy stroll through the orchids. We were with a guide that knew all the orchids if you really want to drill down into the detail. But not critical if you're just looking for a way to spend an hour or so looking at something Panama does quite well.

Thank dps_Sedona
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Reviewed 17 January 2016

A wonderful and knowledgeable volunteer gave us a thorough tour of the small but very interesting conservation program. Well worth a half-hour of time and $2. Worthy of support from orchid lovers and conservationists.

Thank Alexandra P
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

So nice to see the effort has been made to preserve the orchids of Panama. We never realised there were so many wild orchids here. The guided tour was very interesting and worth the visit!

Thank Hermine H
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