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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
+1 305-667-1651
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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 laboratory for scientists, and the opportunity of discovery for everyone. In addition, Fairchild has the largest palm collection in the U.S. and is also the keeper of the National Palm Collection as designated by the American Public Gardens Associations. With its beautiful paths, vistas and outstanding horticultural displays, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden provides every visitor with an unforgettable experience.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4233
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+1 305-667-1651
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great part of the city on scenic Old Cutler Road that evokes a different era from the rest of Miami. Lots of birds and different types of plants, perfect for photographers.

Thank Amado H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Miami is not all neon and glitz! I'm a native Miamian, and everyone here is justly proud of our great garden. Founded by an internationally known botanist, Dr. David Fairchild, back in the 1920s-1930s, it's better than ever today with the world's largest palm collection,...More

Thank rayallen2
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice setting with all kinds of tropical flora. Good tour by trolly or walking. At leasy 2 hours to get a nice impression.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Fairchild on several occasions enjoying the lush acreage of beautiful plants and exhibits. Today we spent time in the butterfly house and had a wonderful time watching butterflies emerge from their cocoons as well as flying freely through the exhibit....More

Thank Chuck S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here before...and it was just as good, maybe even a little better than last time. The Fairchild Garden is a good place to spend a morning or afternoon. There are 83-acres of tropical gardens, exotic plants, flowers, shrubs and trees. Take the tram...More

Thank Warren F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first place we show off South Florida to visitors. Miami is known for glitz and beaches, so this is surprisingly different. It’s the natural beauty of native plant materials plus amazing, rare species from Asia and Africa, in 83 acres of serenity....More

Thank Liebercane
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I arrived on Sunday morning, just after it opened. With rain in the forecast, the place was rather empty. It was a bit cool for May (70s) and the rain held off for 45 minutes. We had the place to ourselves. When...More

Thank GL_from_NYC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, large garden with a butterfly garden, cafe, trolley to take you all around. It has a lovely gift shop and there is always some exhibit, festival or activity. There is a schedule of night time concerts where you can bring food/wine...More

Thank VacaCouple2014
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is so huge and packed with many creatures & nature to Photograph. I've been here on many occasions but it never gets boring! The first time I Just went to go shoot some nature photography and again, the place has so many things...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my brother and his wife who were visiting from England here. They loved the tram ride, the rain forest and the orchids and the gift shop. We had a great afternoon out together and they could not believe how beautiful Fairchild is. Our...More

Thank mwooduk
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Natasha O
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.
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GovMule
December 4, 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
HI @GovMule: Yes, you can disembark and get on the next tram at a later time. The narrated tram tours are free and run on the hour based on this schedule: Weekdays, hourly from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Weekends, hourly... More
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marathongal
November 3, 2016|
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Response from FairchildGarden | Property representative |
Hi marathongal: Yes! You may host your picnic in the Garden. Enjoy!
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