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Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum

Address: Main Road to Mudhole, 34101, Honduras
Phone Number: 214-234-9148
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Roatan
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum is home to Roatan’s most exotic tropical gardens.  Featuring the...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum is home to Roatan’s most exotic tropical gardens.  Featuring the only commercial hydroponic lettuce farm in the Caribbean, exotic tropical fruit trees, large orchid collection, heliconia gardens and a conservatory with an indoor waterfall surrounded by lush tropical plants.  Enjoy our pond with several varieties of aquatic birds.  Breathe deep and take in nature at Roatan's tropical Eden covering over 150 acres.   
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you love tropical flora and fauna, you will love this tour. We booked round trip transportation from Mahogany Bay and tours of the arboretum online for just $60 USD. Ana promptly picked us up at the predetermined time and drove us to the site, where Orville took over the duties as tour guide. He did a fantastic job. While... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We were very pleased with our experience at Blue Harbor Tropical Arboretum. We have taken other tours similar to this one but were very pleased at the personal attention we received. The two most outstanding finds were the miracle berries and the whistling duck. If you are looking for a relaxing time at Roatan this is the place.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Beautifully layed out, very nice level walking paths. The entire place is absolutely spotless, all the trees and plants are clearly identified. The hydroponic houses full of many varieties of lettuce are a special treat. There is a snack and cold drink facility. Angel, our tour guide and general manager, is a wealth of information. The tropical plant pavilion, complete... More 

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Houston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We loved learning about all the exotic fruiting plants in their collection. Orville was a terrific guide and very thorough, and we definitely had a lot of questions that he answered. I wish I had a pen and paper to write all the names of plants and fruits down. The matasabor was the best experience, thank you!!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This is a lovely botanical location. However, unless you really know your stuff, you must take the guided tour. We had an excellent tour guide and enjoyed munching on fruit picked straight from the trees as we walked around the beautiful grounds. Afterwards we tasted more tropical fruit and tried one of those crazy berries that changes all sour flavors... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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272 reviews 272 reviews
32 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was a great visit. We ended up taking a guided tour with Anna, who was extremely knowledgeable about the variety of trees and fruits. At the very least, kids would enjoy the tour seeing the ducks and chickens who follow you around the area of the conservatory waiting to be fed. One cute duck was "Daffy", a real ham.... More 

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Westbay ,Roatan
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I highly recommend this beautiful tour. It is so interesting and the location is perfectly beautiful.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We have been going to this place for years and it has gotten better over the years as they expand. My sister-in-law got married there two years ago and it was very nice.

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Roatan, Honduras
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

great people and nothing but beautiful scenery. nothing less than greatness!!! everyone there was very nice and the ideal of fresh local veggies does good for the island.

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Roatan, Honduras
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It is incredible to see how in a beautiful place you can see a variety of plants (floral, fruits etcc..) perfect place to learn, taste and see about nature. My Family enjoy our trip... We loged it!!!

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