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Jungle Gardens

#1 of 6 things to do in Avery Island Features Animals
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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There is nothing to see here that you can't along one of the many highways in Louisiana. There were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hessmer, Louisiana
via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed our drive and hike thru the Jungle Gardens. So Peaceful and Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
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Avery Island, home of TABASCO® Pepper Sauce, is also home to a 170-acre botanical treasure known as Jungle Gardens! Take a self-guided tour through southern Louisiana marshes and bayous inhabited by indigenous wildlife. Visitors can walk, bike, hike or drive the 3-mile garden trail with multiple stops to view alligators, a White Egret rookery, live oak gardens and more!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Hwy 329, Avery Island, LA 70513
+1 337-369-6243
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There is nothing to see here that you can't along one of the many highways in Louisiana. There were dead animals everywhere (counted at least 6) with large groups of buzzards eating the stinking rotting flesh. Definitely not an enjoyable outing.

Thank rturner66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family thoroughly enjoyed our drive and hike thru the Jungle Gardens. So Peaceful and Beautiful. Great flora and fauna. The Bayou was picturesque. We especially enjoyed the Buddha display and the Bird Sanctuary. Take a picnic lunch and spend the day.

Thank albebuc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the drive around. Nice trails to walk around. Even saw a couple of small alligators. Highly recommend.

Thank R799SPkathyr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Avery Island is a must when you are in the South of Louisiana! The Tabasco Sauce originates here and not only can you visit the factory, but also the lush gardens on the "Island". We went tot the visitors center and took an entire tour:...More

Thank TTWoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can be included in a ticket for the Tabasco museum. You CAN walk it (3 miles) but we were warned that the bugs were flying so we drove. Atmospheric and some wonderful bird life.

Thank KokoLB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

South Louisiana has a tropical kind of climate and everything grows here in a big way! You will see an amazing jungle of plant life!

Thank summerl0u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I drove through the gardens but my son walked. Both enjoyed it very much. Such a beautiful place.

Thank Horanclan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to visit Avery Island and first stop was the visitor centre, which was our starting point for seeing the Jungle Garden. We drove a little way then stopped to look for 'gators. We soon spotted one basking in shallow water. Further along, we...More

Thank Marianne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an awesome find. tucked away on the island. Most peaceful place we have ever been. perfect for couples are familes. You can enjoy the silence or learn from the radio tour which is very interesting. A must see, and memory making experience.

Thank tina b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove through the gardens on the same day we did the Tobasco tour. The gardens are very well kept and beautiful. Stop at the store for the bathroom before you start the drive. We got out and explored in several spots. We saw a...More

Thank allyoopus
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CrystalVizier J
12 February 2017|
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Response from RoniLea | Reviewed this property |
I thought I saw an area with grills, but not completely sure. I would definitely call first.
Sydney H
28 October 2016|
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Response from Hops1127 | Reviewed this property |
I do know that at the Tabasco Tour, they will watch your dog in the gift shop. The pets should be allowed in the car when you visit the Jungle.