The Fruit & Spice Park


Guided tours are conducted every day at 11 am and 1:30 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 except when there is lightning. Please be advised that tram regular schedule may be delayed 30 minutes if lighting is within 10 miles from the park. If lightning persists in the area tram tour may be cancelled. 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.

Park Admission

$10.00 per adult, $3.00 per child 6-11, and children under 6 are free. Picnic facilities are available.
Admission fee increase January 1, 2019: $10.00 per adult, $3.00 per child 6-11, and children under 6 are free.

Hours of Operation

Park Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM (no admission after 4 PM/ entrance door closes at 4 pm). Open seven (7) days a week except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Miami-Dade Parks provides quality and diverse cultural and recreational experiences for persons with disabilities.

Contact Info

24801 S.W. 187 Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33031


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.


Meet Our Staff of Experts
Jhyna Arauco
Business Specialist 2
Louise King
Louise King
Park Horticulturist and Volunteer Coordinator
A Redland resident and tropical fruit grower for more than 20 years, Louise has had a career dedicated to the enjoyment of the natural world...
Vanessa Trujillo
Park Manager
Meet Your Tour Guides

Your friendly tour guide will take you on a ride throughout the park – hop on!

Upcoming Events
  • 09 Jul '22
    Come celebrate midsummer at Fruit and Spice Park! During this fun filled weekend there will be; summertime photo backdrops, scavenger hunts, summer fruit sightings, and tram tours featuring what’s in season! Regular Park Admission
  • 31 Jul '22
    Whether you grow a garden full of vegetables and fruits, or buy fresh produce from your local farmers market, you won’t want to let it go to waste. Learn about the many methods available to you to enjoy your produce long after it leaves the...
  • 28 Aug '22
    Combine several complementary pest control methods in a mutually enhancing way to reduce pest populations to less than damaging numbers. Learn about Integrated Pest management in my class. Special Speaker: Jeff Wasielewski, UF/IFAS Extension...