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The Kampong

4013 S Douglas Rd, Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-6840
+1 305-442-7169
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Enter the gates of this hidden oasis tucked in metropolitan Miami. See the sausage tree, named for its pendulous fruit hanging from ropelike stalks. Stand dwarfed by a hundred-year-old baobab from Tanzania that weighs almost 50 tons. Drink in the haunting fragrance of plants prized by the perfume industry. See the vibrant magenta blossoms of the pink trumpet tree as they color the horizon. Touch the hard hexagonal projections on the skins of the jakfruit, the world's largest tree fruit, or the feathery foliage of the canary yellow royal poinciana from Guyana. Discover the place that David Fairchild, the "Columbus of American Horticulture" called home.
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4013 S Douglas Rd, Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133-6840
Coconut Grove
+1 305-442-7169
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Start by reading about David Fairchild. He is a very important figure in American history that no one has ever heard of. It helps to understand the propery, and it's signifigance. Located in a beautiful part of Miami on Biscayne Bay.You need a reservation, and...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I am so glad I visited the Kampong Gardens. Our guide Roger was excellent - very knowledgeable, teaching our group a great deal and all with a dash of humor. We had a lot of fun. The Kampong has many fruit bearing trees and it...More

1  Thank HistoryLover2017
Reviewed 27 February 2017

beautiful gardens bay view a great hidden treasure in Miami - Coconut Grove for families, group of friends, couples wonderful outing

Thank marta03_2_12
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had the guided tour which you need to make an advance reservation. Was well worthy this hidden gem. Have driven past it for years and finally got a chance to go. Tour was very informative - we were shown so many unusual trees/plants. My favorite...More

Thank MiamiTravelers_7
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We located the very difficult to find entrance on a busy road to be told that self guided tours weren't available (on a saturday) until 130 pm. we returned at 2 pm to be told that we were too late; the garden was closed. Further...More

1  Thank JPCompton2
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Lovely and peaceful gardens. You can spend a couple of hours and have a picnic.If you enjoy botany or fascinated with Asian fruit trees all the better.

Thank nbfromcalifornia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Had a nice stroll throughout the grounds and took some nice pictures that I will post here if I can upload them.

Thank Cesar M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I visited The Kampong for the first time during our brief stay in the area. Because of their limited visitor hours/requirement for reservations, I have not had a chance to visit The Kampong until this visit. The tour of the facility comes in two kinds,...More

Thank N_and_R
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The Kampong is not only an exceptionally beautiful tropical place, it is also the former home and compound of early 20th century herbalist and explorer Fairchild, whose office and laboratory have been recently restored by artist Mark Dion. Treat yourself to a walk in this...More

1  Thank Emmanuelle L
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Wasn't sure of the name but the photo looks like the place we went. Nice tropical gardens and a quiet place to walk.

Thank M Richard M
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7 October 2016|
Response from DRGNO | Reviewed this property |
I'm a member of their Tropical Fruit Society And both times I visited i was escorted by a staff member. It doesn't appear that the staff lets people wander around alone. I do know that Fairchild Garden and the Fruit and... More