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Address: 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone Number: 941-355-5305
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Activities: Viewing wildlife, Dining
Description: An Old Florida attraction since 1939, Sarasota Jungle Gardens allows...
An Old Florida attraction since 1939, Sarasota Jungle Gardens allows visitors to experience things you won't find anywhere else. Feed free-roaming flamingos, watch parrots ride bicycles, catch lemurs at play, stare down a vulture, or pet a skunk. Be sure to visit the Flamingo Cafe for a refreshing lunch or snack. Enjoy one or more of our acclaimed animal shows. Annual events include Holiday Lights, select nights in December, and Jungle Trails and Bunny Tails, every year on Good Friday.
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Pleasant walk through Old Florida.

Lots of shade and level walking trails for the older folks. My mother certainly loved the Gardens. All really enjoyed the excellent Bird Show. Must see in Sarasota.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

definitely a place to visit if you are in the sarasota | seista key area! i learn a lot about different reptiles and birds and had a really fun time feeding the flamingos!

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Lots of shade and level walking trails for the older folks. My mother certainly loved the Gardens. All really enjoyed the excellent Bird Show. Must see in Sarasota.

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Stanhope, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were four adults and one child, we did not think the experience was worth the money paid for the tickets.i

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Marysville, Ohio
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We loved the quiet walks through the trails, looking at the floral, and the animals. My Grandsons LOVED the animal shows. (The bird shows most of all!)

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Huntington, WV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a really nice place. You will not be disappointed. It was so relaxing to walk through the gardens and also see the animals. They were well taken care of. Don't forget to bring some quarters as there are several opportunities to feed the animals.

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West Burlington, Iowa
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a pretty nice little zoo. The best part was the big birds and also the flamingo feeding area. It was a nice visit with grandparents. It only takes a few of hours to see the entire zoo. You will enjoy the little presentations they put on at the pavillion. You can take pictures while holding some of the... More 

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Illinois
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I had been to Jungle Gardens many years ago. I decided to take my grandsons back and they enjoyed it. They liked following the trails to the next group of birds or animals and also like the trained bird show. We would go back again.

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It has got a decent collection of birds in the garden. The ticket sales staff will try to sell you food for Flamingos - But we felt it was really unnecessary because the flamingos are over-fed by the visitors. As such they are very picky eaters! The bird show is quite interesting.

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Fort Gratiot, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This little Jungle Garden was so cool! I am a flamingo freak and being able to walk among the flamingos and have them eat out of my hand was a highlight of the visit. The interaction with the animals during the shows was awesome too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This was a cool place to see a lot of birds and huge turtles, along with beautiful gardens. Fun time for a couple hours in the afternoon!

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Address: 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
Phone Number: 941-355-5305
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota

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