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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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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...more
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10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When in Miami, do not miss visiting Fairchild Tropical Garden...it is an oasis of tranquillity, truly an amazing place. Great volunteers answers your questions, and they never fail to show you secret views and places. Fairchild Garden has incredible exhibitions combining art and flowers with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank rrobau
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great way to spend the afternoon, especially in winter. The orchid festival is one of my favorite time to go there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Romain C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are so fortunate to have this special garden here. Foliage from all over the world is grown here; it is truly fascinating. Take the tram ride (they go once an hour) and each driver/guide teaches us something new. A great way to get an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anastasia3052018
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a superb way to spend a Miami afternoon than gazing at and photographing the flora and fauna of Fairchild Tropical Gardens!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Miriam W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Travelling with my parents a few weeks ago, I went to Fairchild for the second time while they were visiting this part of South Florida--a first for them. This time, my husband suggested we take the tram tour, because of their age. The bonuses were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The entrance fee is $25, which is probably a little steep for some people, but - bring a picnic and have a wonderful day! The fee includes a tram tour that leave on the hour. The tram driver narrates the tour, talking about different plants...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johannakwas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Fairchild every year on our trip to Florida, and we visited this year while staying nearby. Fairchild usually exceeds my expectations - I forget from year to year what a great place it is. This year we first visited the desert collection, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Herbert M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Orchid Festival this weekend. We are members and have been here many times. If you are visiting Miami and want to see nature, relax, and learn. This is the place to go. A wonderful education experience. Watch on line for the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robertgT7358LJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to Fairchild Tropical Gardens whenever I need a little respite from the world ( I’m a member). It is a beautiful place to walk and enjoy the sun, fauna, butterflies , iguanas and lizards. I would highly recommend a visit - it will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank katiesP7246XX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Tropical Garden. The butterfly house is a must. Many palms species, there is a specimen african baobab of over 70 years old and even a nice exhibit of the dry forest forest of Madagascar ! The electric car tour free is interresting as you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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9 February 2019|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi BT, Like Michael W said, there are a limited number of Miami-Dade public transportation options that will take you to Fairchild. You can try Bus 136 from Douglas Road Metrorail Station it has a rush hour weekday... More
15 November 2018|
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Response from quicksword47 | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any snakes, but I cannot say that the grounds of the garden do not have any unwelcome visitors. This is Florida after all.
15 November 2018|
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Response from Kia L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and also look out for alligators and crocodiles. Signs are posted around the property.