Bonita Springs, Florida: Everglades Wonder Gardens Team Field Report

27180 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL
I-75 exit 116. West on Bonita Beach Rd about two miles, then north on Old US 41 about one mile. West side.
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify)
Adults $13.00
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Everglades Wonder Gardens. Everglades Wonder Gardens
The classic version of this attraction opened in 1936, had gator shows and a museum, then closed in April 2013. It reopened two months later as a botanical garden. Report...

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Sign. Everglades Wonder Gardens

Sad News! Everglades Wonder Gardens last day of operations is tomorrow April 21, 2013. There's a small chance that someone could save it but the original family is calling it quits. Well worth a visit if you live nearby. Another roadside wonder fades away.

[Tom, 04/20/2013]
Cross a bridge over crazed alligators

In Bonita Springs, FL, on Old US 41, is a marvelous, out of the way roadside attraction that (until April of 2004) boasted the Oldest Living Everglades Crocodile. Unfortunately, we lost "Big Joe" to old age, but visitors can see his "cousin" and thrill to crossing a suspended bridge over a pit of alligators in a feeding frenzy. Many other species represented here. Great for the kids and all under native shade trees.

[Catherine Doikos, 07/20/2004]

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