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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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“butterfly house”(117 reviews)
“tram tour”(111 reviews)
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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I took a tour of the gardens with one of the volunteers on my last visit. It was a nice way to learn a little bit more about the gardens and particularly plant species. I've been to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden twice now. There is...More

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss the butterfly garden. Beautiful! It is always relaxing and educational to visit the gardens. My teen loves to photograph the fauna and flora!

Thank Gablesgirls
Reviewed 1 week ago

The flower and plant collection is excellent. I really like the waterlilies and lily pads. I got a little lost even with the map they gave me. I walked around for awhile and then I finally took the guided tram. I would highly recommend the...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We and our 10 month old grandchild enjoyed the gardens tremendously. We were on a tight schedule, only saw 50% of the gardens, but reserved enough time to visit the Butterfly Exhibit which she was thrilled about. The Volunteers personable and bent over backwards to...More

Thank RollerJO5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an oasis in the heart of Miami! It gives you a perfect idea of what Florida’s fauna looks like and you can transport yourself to another World. Be sure to look for the glass sculptures and go to the butterfly pavilion.

Thank Marylightbluesky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing moment at Fairchild garden. We walked around with stroller and 2 kids. The butterfly house or fish pond are great. Coffee shop is perfect to rest with sorbet organic and/or a salad. We will come back for Halloween and the car Halloween show !...More

Thank Christophemiami
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the butterfly house best I have ever visited. Orchid garden was awesome. Iguanas were everywhere added to the fun. They have a tram that runs on the hour. Volunteers were very helpful.

Thank ronaldw136
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Me and my family visited the gardens on a beautiful day! We had family visiting from PR and it was a place of interest for them. The day we went, they were having the Chocolate Festival. It was lots of fun! They have so much...More

Thank martariverallorens
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Is a beautiful place to go with the Family, they have a very nice cafe place to get luch, make sure to apply some sunblock and use comfy clothes, places to visit is the butterfly garden, look for the madagascar moth.

Thank Carobl
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I had been to Miami many times but this past visit I discovered there is this wonderful tropical garden. Its simple magical! It's great for everyone kids and adults, groups couples or solos. Make sure to check out the butterflies.

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November 14, 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.
November 14, 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.
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January 27, 2018|
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Response from Raymond J | Reviewed this property |
You can easily spend 3-4 hours or more depending on the day and the events that are going on there.