Florida Tropical Gardens and Wildlife Parks
Possibly the most beautiful carillon in the world, set atop Iron Mountain in Florida. Bok Tower Gardens is a contemplative garden, and bird sanctuary located north of Lake Wales, Florida. It consists of a 250-acre garden, the 205-foot tall Singing Tower with its carillon bells, Pine Ridge Trail, Pinewood Estate, and a visitor center. It's located: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL Phone: (863) 676-1408 Click Here for more information.
Sunken Gardens is a 4 acres of well-established botanical gardens, located in the Historic Old Northeast neighborhood of St. Petersburg, Florida. Located at 1825 4th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida. As St. Petersburg's oldest living museum, this 100-year-old garden is home to some of the oldest tropical plants in the region. Sunken Gardens provides garden tours, horticultural programs, special events, field trips, weddings, private and corporate rentals. Gardens may be closed due to inclement weather.
Big Cat Rescue, one of the world's largest accredited sanctuaries for exotic cats, is a leading advocate for ending the abuse of captive big cats and saving wild cats from extinction. It's located: 12802 Easy St, Tampa, FL. Phone: (813) 920-4130 Click Here for more information.
Jungle Adventures, A Real Florida Animal Park, is the natural habitat jungle home of our rare Florida Panthers, Black Bears, Wolves, and many other critters. It's located: 26205 E Colonial Dr, State Road 50, Christmas, FL. Phone: (407) 568-2885 Click Here for more information.
Where monkeys run wild and the humans are caged. Monkey Jungle is a one of a kind wildlife park and discovery center established in 1935 in a natural subtropical forest.. The Jungle wildlife live here much as they would in their native habitats. Visitors, scientists and students experience unique encounters with these amazing creatures in Miami's natural 30-acre Jungle park. It's located: 14805 SW 216th St, Miami, FL Phone: (305) 235-1611 Click Here for more information.
Croc Encounters is the Bay Area reptile sanctuary. Come see and hang out with the amazing reptiles! It's located: 8703 Bowles Rd, Tampa, FL. Phone: (813) 217-4400 Click Here for more information.
The Seaside Seabird Sanctuary is a non-profit wildlife rehabilitation facility dedication to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of sick or injured wild birds. It's located: 18328 Gulf Blvd, Indian Shores, FL Phone: (727) 391-6211 Click Here for more information.
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park has alligator attractions and exhibits, zoo, zip lining, bird rookery and nature and wildlife exhibits. It's located: 999 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL. Phone: (904) 824-3337 Click Here for more information.
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