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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

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Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A Must for Orchid Enthusiasts

This is a legendary landmark founded by one of the greats in the orchid field and is a must-see... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2019
PrairiePaddler
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Madison, Wisconsin
Breathtaking Floral Display

Since this is an indoor botanical garden of marvelous variety of orchids, don't be dissapointed not... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2019
iramccown
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Miami Gardens, Florida
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1250 Orchid Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93111-2914
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

This is a legendary landmark founded by one of the greats in the orchid field and is a must-see destination for amateur and professional orchid enthusiasts. The owners are deeply and generously involved in promoting the study and appreciation of orchids.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PrairiePaddler
Reviewed February 19, 2019

Since this is an indoor botanical garden of marvelous variety of orchids, don't be dissapointed not to see butterflies.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank iramccown
Reviewed December 27, 2018

If you love orchids - this is YOUR PLACE. This is for the person who genuinely wants to see a variety of orchids in a greenhouse type setting, and be able to purchase them. It's free and beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank maureen108108
Reviewed August 27, 2018

What a great nursery to walk around and enjoy the wide selection of orchids. The staff is friendly and very knowledgeable. I enjoy each visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank daryldz
Reviewed August 11, 2018

It's a little bit of a drive, but well worth it to see the countless number of beautiful orchids!! we were there 2 weeks before the orchid festival so many of them were in bloom. it is a must-see if you love orchids!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank GotBagWillTravel
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Lovely orchids for miles! A literal feast for the eyes. You can buy plants or cut orchids or just revel in the beauty. Always a fun place to visit and even more so during the annual Orchid Show time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lindissima14
Reviewed June 4, 2018

It was my birthday and the kids and grand kids stopped her and got me a orchid as a surprise. It is awesome and very healthy and beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Nanamomma01
Reviewed March 8, 2018

The Orchid Estate sits near More Mesa and is open for visitors. They've been hybridizing and growing orchids for year; the place is teeming with orchids. It is an explosion of color and kind, and a fun place to walk around. The staff are friendly,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Tony S
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I like orchids..... maybe not passionate about them.....but if I lived nearby Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, it could become an addiction. Prices are quite reasonable for some beautiful specimens, starting around $25 and going way up for rare, one-of-a-kind plants. It's worth a shopping trip........More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ScottNewportCoast_CA
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Luckily a local told us about the Orchid Estate. It's a family owned business with an incredible variety of orchids, many for sale. The owners were very hospitable and helpful, taking the time to answer our many questions. The garden is huge with hundreds of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bill G
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