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“Absolutely beautiful”

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
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$49.00*
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Mysteries of Native Florida Hike
Ranked #2 of 144 things to do in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A sprawling botanical garden.
Reviewed March 5, 2014

A wonderful attraction - if you have the slightest interest in plants of any kind, you owe it to yourself to spend at least half a day here.

Thank Dave M
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

This is a garden that specializes in epiphytes - there is a greenhouse with lots of orchids (and other things). The grounds are right on the gulf coast so the walk is beautiful. They are full of palms, ferns and bromeliads and I was especially impressed with how well labeled the plants are. There is a cafe with prepared sandwiches and salads and treats and lots of places to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank bookwoman328
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

the gardens are brilliant and definitely worth the time off the beach.
if you are interested in seeing Florida fauna at its finest. Ophelia's is the place for you . really nice walk through the gardens and along the Sarasota Bay.

Thank S_foridaBeachbum
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

The gardens are beautiful and it is a peaceful place to walk around, read a book or sit by the water.

Thank Julie O
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This garden is so beautiful and well cared for. The staff is very knowledgable and helpful. A great way to spend a day is to stroll around the grounds and enjoy the diversity of plants.

Thank dianar04
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