"Sarasota Jungle Gardens" Jungle Gardens Tip by mafootje

Jungle Gardens, Sarasota: 6 reviews and 13 photos

  Sarasota Jungle Gardens
by mafootje
 
 

Hidden in Sarasota are these gardens, we accidently noticed the sign and decided to follow them.

We didn't expect to much, but we were pleasantly surprised. With beautiful gardens, birds and more. Sure a nice place to spend a few hours.

These gardens are made in what once was listed as an impenetrable swamp with bananas in it. In 1930 the first plans to develope this swamp into a botanical garden where made by David Breed Lindsay.

You can find here The "Birds of Prey" exhibition which is behind the Reptiles of The World exhibit. Here you can see avian predators, Red Tail Hawk and a Great Horned Owl which have been rescued by the Jungle Garden.

Address: 3701 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34234
Directions: I-75 Exit 40 university Parkway West, about 2 miles south of the Sarasota / Bradenton Airport just off US 41.
Phone: 941-355-5305
Website: http://www.sarasotajunglegardens.com

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 29, 2004
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