Flamingo Gardens Tours
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Founded in 1927, Flamingo Gardens pays homage to Florida’s native jungle ecosystem with more than 3,000 plant and flower species. The vast botanical garden contains rare tropical plants along with pristine sections of native Florida wilderness, an animal rehabilitation center, aviary, and onsite museum.
Hop aboard the narrated tram ride for a journey through native Florida wilderness, which appears unchanged since the days when Seminole tribespeople occupied these lands. See black bears, panthers, bobcats, and gators at the Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary, visit the free-flight aviary, and stop by the onsite Wray Home Museum, which illustrates how the property progressed from a simple garden to the major attraction it is today. Tickets to Flamingo Gardens are available online and can save valuable time once you arrive.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The onsite Flamingo Cafe and Garden Grill serve snacks and meals.
- Flamingo Gardens makes a great day trip for kids; admission prices are reduced for children under 11 and free for kids under 2 years old.
- Onsite wheelchair and stroller rentals are available.
How to Get There
Flamingo Gardens is located in Davie, Florida, off I-595. Several shuttle services operate in the area and free parking is available.
When to Get There
The gardens are open year-round and sometimes host special events such as SwampFest Bluegrass Festival and local art installations. South Florida is very hot and humid in summer, so arrive in the early morning or evening to avoid the worst heat. Fall is hurricane season, while winter and spring are typically pleasant.
History of Flamingo Gardens
Originally founded as a citrus grove in the 1920s by the Wray family, Flamingo Gardens evolved into a botanical garden and wildlife habitat. It has stayed true to its roots by focusing on native Floridian plants and animals, featuring a robust educational program with live demonstrations daily to teach visitors about the unique local ecosystem.
Address: 3750 South Flamingo Drive, Davie, Florida 33330, USA
Admission Tickets (1)
1 Tours and Activities to Experience Flamingo Gardens
Escape to 60 acres of tropical paradise with this admission ticket to Flamingo Gardens Botanical Garden and Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary. The gardens boast more than 3,000 species of rare and exotic, tropical, subtropical and native plants. The arboretum has some of the largest trees in the entire state of Florida. And the wildlife sanctuary is home to native-Florida animals like alligators, bobcats, otters, eagles, bears, panthers, peacocks and, of course, the famous flamingos.
Escape to the Florida Everglades from the Fort Lauderdale area on this guided, half-day airboat adventure at Everglades Day Safari. This exciting airboat ride is a great way to experience the ecosystem of the Everglades. Skim across the marshes and swamps of the Western Everglades while looking for wildlife, namely birds and alligators. In fact, per acre, there are more alligators here than anywhere else in the world. This tour includes an interactive reptile show. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included at select Fort Lauderdale area locations.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Should I book Flamingo Gardens tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Flamingo Gardens can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Flamingo Gardens tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Flamingo Gardens 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Flamingo Gardens costs USD 21.95. Guided Flamingo Gardens tours start around USD 21.95 per person. See all 1 Flamingo Gardens tickets and tours on Viator.
What's the best way to experience Flamingo Gardens?
The best ways to experience Flamingo Gardens are:
- Skip the Line: Flamingo Gardens Admission Ticket in Fort Lauderdale
- Private Tour: Everglades Family Adventure from Ft Lauderdale
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