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Everglades Wonder Gardens

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Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Nice time and not crowded

Went on a very hot day off season and although we felt the heat, it was nice to have the place... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bonita Springs' hidden Gem 💎

Highly recommended that you take an afternoon and visit the Everglades Wonder Gardens! You won't be... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Clarksburg, West Virginia
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“old florida”(46 reviews)
“non profit”(20 reviews)
“gift shop”(17 reviews)
Come experience the Wonder! Travel back in time to Old Florida with a visit to this historic cultural icon. Established in 1936, the Everglades Wonder Gardens has an extraordinarily rich history. Your journey begins inside our small natural history...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-5405
+1 239-992-2591
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All reviews old florida non profit gift shop roadside attraction feeding the alligators botanical gardens new owners small museum pink flamingos big joe trees and plants on display large collection for sale great for kids couple of hours florida wildlife
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended that you take an afternoon and visit the Everglades Wonder Gardens! You won't be disappointed. We visited at the end of November and a few of the reptiles were not on exhibit, but the crocodile and flamingo exhibits made up for that! It...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ARThomas15
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So much fun that we visited 2 days in a row. The kids loved feeding the alligators, pink flamingos by hand and the tortise would come right up to you. Loved this place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TaxAccountant2015
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Awesome little zoo that allows you to get up close with many of the wildlife! Purchase food and feed the flamingos by hand and toss food to the alligators. Great displays well maintained by a dedicated staff. Leslie and Gary answered our many questions. Loved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PG A
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the Everglades Wonder Gardens after reading reviews from other TripAdvisor visitors and we're glad we did. Our aim was to see Florida wildlife and the attraction of feeding them was partly why we decided to visit. The entrance fee was only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TheSimpsons
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

My first visit to Everglades Wonder Gardens today. Absolutely excellent. The staff was super nice and the animals were awesome. I was so excited to feed the Flamingos. I loved it so much, I got the membership. Which also admits one to many other attractions....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for something interesting to do away from the beach and found an advertisement and coupons in one of the visitor guides for this. Having the opportunity to handfeed flamingos is what drew us to visit, as well as one of our family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 2windsurfandski
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Went on a very hot day off season and although we felt the heat, it was nice to have the place practically to ourselves. We enjoyed seeing all the animals and feeding the alligators, turtles, fish and birds (buy extra alligator food as there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tripping9900
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nested along Old 42 in Bonita Springs this hidden gem is a welcome respite from shopping and beach activities. Loaded with local birds, reptiles, and artifacts it will keep the kids busy for a couple of hours. The owners have tried hard to preserve the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank charleskK3206GO
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a reminder of what Florida originally was. Its nice they have preserved this place for people to see. It's a small place and will only take you about 30 minutes to see it all. They did have a few animals but not as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hiswifetheirmother
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Although this is a small zoo in downtown Bonita Springs it does have a nice variety of local animals, birds and snakes. Landscape of local vegetation made an interesting and shaded walk through. I understand that since the hurricane some damage was done and I...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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December 15, 2018|
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Response from 133twylab | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, but if you give them gift cards they can use them for that or anything else. Hope this helps.
April 23, 2018|
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Response from Thomas H | Property representative |
Sorry for delay in answering, this question was overlooked. It costs $12 for adults, $10 for seniors , $8 for children up to 18 years old and children under 2 free.
July 31, 2016|
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Response from trigger194 | Reviewed this property |
Adults 13-64 = $12 Seniors (65+) = $10 Children 3-12 = $7 Under 3 is free They were undergoing a major renovation. But it was still worth the money to see the different exhibits