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
Open seven (7) days a week, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Miami-Dade Parks provides quality and diverse cultural and recreational experiences for persons with disabilities.
Meet Our Staff of Experts
Meet Your Tour Guides
Your friendly tour guide will take you on a ride throughout the park – hop on!
- 24 Jun '17June 24 @ 9 am June 24 @ 12 pmIt’s mango mania! Learn how to grow and propagate this delicious fruit, how to address the problems of insects and manage diseases. Last year, 250 mango varieties were exhibited! Sample a large selection of rare mangos. Instructor: Michael C....
- 15 Jul '17July 15 @ 10 am July 15 @ 1 pmGo bananas and learn to grow them from local expert Don Chafin. Everything you ever wanted to know about banana: cultivars; growing, and insect and disease problems. Participants will get to dig a banana plant from the park collection to take...