The Fruit & Spice Park
Guided tours are conducted every day at 11 am, 1:30 pm and 3 pm, weather permitting. Private tours for schools, clubs and any special interest group can be arranged at convenient times.
Plan to be Outdoors
The Park is open in all weather conditions (although tram tours will be suspended due to lightning). A visit can include extensive walking, so plan your attire accordingly.
Strollers, easels, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are allowed on the Park grounds. Stroller parking is available at the tram stop. The Garden reserves the right to inspect all bags.
Individual photographers are welcome to take snapshots of the plants and gardens at the Conservatory. All group photography, photo shoots and professional/commercial photography sessions require a photo permit. This includes classes, clubs, fashion shoots and engagement and family portraits. Contact the park office at 305.247.5727. Fees may apply.
The Garden, its buildings and its tour vehicles are accessible to people with disabilities, with the exception of a few areas where the terrain is naturally uneven. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the Garden entrance, on a first-come, first-served basis (reservations are not accepted). An ID must be left with Visitor Services.
Lost and Found
If you have left something behind at the Garden, contact 305.247.5727. Items that are not claimed after 60 days are donated to charity.
$8.00 per adult, $2.00 per child 6-11, and children under 6 are free. Picnic facilities are available.
Hours of Operation
The park received extensive damage during Hurricane Irma. The park will remain closed until the necessary repairs and recovery efforts allows for a safe reopening. Until then please keep updated by visiting our site regularly or subscribing to our newsletter.
Open seven (7) days a week, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
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- 27 Oct '17October 27 @ 7 pm October 27 @ 10 pmExplore the night sky and the “Hunters Moon” with the Southern Cross Astros. Bring a blanket and enjoy a bonfire, music and storytelling. Admission: Free
- 18 Nov '17November 18 @ 10 am November 19 @ 5 pmThis event cooks up delectable local seafood in various styles from around the world including shrimp, grouper, conch fritters, and crab cakes. Enjoy incredible music and kid’s activities. Admission: $8.00 (children 11 and under are free)
- 13 Jan '18January 13, 2018 @ 9 am January 14, 2018 @ 5 pmThe festival features local arts and crafts, historical exhibits, a large selection of tropical plants and great food. Children’s activities include a petting zoo, and pony rides. Admission: $8 (children 11 and under are free)