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Flamingo Gardens

Address: 3750 S. Flamingo Road, Davie, FL 33330
Phone Number: 954-473-2955
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$18*
and up
84%
Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Davie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Gardens, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Type: Gardens, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

To pass some time on the day we went home from a cruise, we booked this as part of an excursion, so that we weren't sat in the airport all day. The tram ride was 'ok' but the gardens were constantly being described as outstanding and amazing by the tour guide, but I honestly didn't think it was impressive at... More 

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

I am so sorry for the way you were treated at the cafe. There is no reason for rude staff and we have spoken to them about the treatment of guests. On the tram ride, the driver points out the different foliage and tells you where to look. We cannot put information signs on all the plants because you would... More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great way to spend a day. Peaceful strolls through gardens. Lots of little animal exhibits with bears, panthers, birds and otters. Never over crowed. You can pack a lunch and picnic. We go often. Tram ride is educational and relaxing.

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for being such a loyal guest. We are so glad that you love our grounds. I don't know if you are a member or not, but if you come a few times a year it would pay to become a member and receive all the member benefits. See you again soon. More 

Hillsboro Beach, Florida
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109 reviews 109 reviews
22 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Skip the Wray house - go to Bonnet House instead. We took the tram tour. Learned about hammocks. Save your energy and time for Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens.

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed the animal exhibits and all the greenery. More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

It is really a wonderful wildlife sanctuary. Not a true gardens. I was hoping to see some flora and fauna but only saw a few old trees. There was extension cords running accross the pathways and rotten buildings. Animals were clean and well kept.

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

I want to thank you for visiting Flamingo Gardens. I would like to point out that this is not the time of the year for a lot of flowers. Most of them are in the springtime. Also, being a tropical gardens, there is more green than flowers. Also, we do acknowledge that our trees are old. Most of them are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I do not agree with the negative reviews at all. Spent an enjoyable afternoon at the Gardens... had a great time.

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for writing such a nice review. Hope you can visit again. More 

Boise, Idaho
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128 reviews 128 reviews
39 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary originated in the 1920s by a family as a personal project. The number of trees and shrubs was amazing. The flamingos, though not a huge number, were beautiful and they will eat out of your hand. We took the tram tour, which goes to areas not easily accessible on foot. Our guide... More 

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review on TripAdvisor and hope you will be able to visit again in the future. More 

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a nice escape from city life and a step back in time to the 1930's. There are lots of plants, trees, birds and other animals to see. It is spread out over about 60 acres of which you can walk part of it, but the remainder needs to be seen on a tram ride. I found that to... More 

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Mick does an excellent tram and we thank you for pointing that out. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Cooper City, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I can't quite get what this place is supposed to be. Very disappointed. By the name I was expecting a beautiful park with lavish tropical inspired gardens with lakes to take a stroll. See beautiful flamingos walking in shallow waters and maybe get a tour explaining different flowers etc. None of that. Everything looked dirty and unappealing to the eye.... More 

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were disappointed with your visit and that we did not live up to the expectations that you had for our park. We advertise ourselves as a botanical garden and Everglades wildlife sanctuary and that is exactly what we gave you on your visit. Our trees are not overgrown, we do not carefully trim trees that... More 

Quebec City, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very nice grounds, beautiful trees, lots of birds to see. Many of the animals have been injured and seem to be well cared for. Decent price for the quality of the exhibits.

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. and for recognizing the fact that our animals are well taken care of. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

Avon by the Sea, New Jersey
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We loved the encounter show with three rescued animals. The speaker was very informative. The tram ride was quite good too. We enjoyed walking round and viewing the turtles, birds, etc. the aviary was most enjoyable. The only problem we encountered we the restrooms by the aviary were locked. It was a peaceful stroll through a lovely garden. Great job... More 

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Claudia P, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a good time while you were here. Thank you for letting us know about the bathroom. We will make sure that it is unlocked from now on. Please try to visit again if you are in the area. Thanks for the wonderful review. More 

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