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“Informative Tour”

Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Botanical Gardens of Sanibel Moorings Resort are overflowing with 6 acres of mature and unusual tropical flora and fauna. A must see for plant lovers and Garden Clubs! Guided 90 minute tours every Wednesday at 9am,reservations required. Self Guided Tours are available daily 8am-5pm (No Tours available on Holidays or Holiday weekends), check in at the office after parking in a GUEST parking space.
Lake Mary, Florida
1 review
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“Informative Tour”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Highly recommend this tour to those visiting Sanibel Island. Informative, interesting and a great way to spend a morning in paradise!

Visited June 2014
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anitabutterfly, Head Gardener at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, 19 June 2014
Thank you Ellen G for spending a little time with us in paradise. We are always pleased when we make a fellow garden lovers day alittle more brighter. Please come back and see us again real soon!
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New York City, New York
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47 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens”
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We had an excellent tour of the gardens in April of this year. It was an excellent tour given by the gardener. She was extremely knowledgeable and moved us around the gardens explaining all the different plantings in the gardens. Even though we were not staying at the Moorings, we very much enjoyed our visit.

Visited April 2014
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anitabutterfly, Head Gardener at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Thank you Nancyjjj-953 for letting us add a little garden to your Sanibel visit. We are always happy to show fellow plant lovers all our tropical beauties. Please come see again real soon!
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Florida, Uruguay
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“Gorgeous, well maintained gardens!!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We are members of Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens in Miami, and discovered Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens through the American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Agreement program. We did a self guided tour which cost $5, and we were provided with a map of the 80 featured botanical exhibits. It provided a lovely overview of a variety of tropical plant species, which were impressively displayed throughout the grounds, which includes a beachside and canal side stroll and . A lovely, and pleasant, surprise.

Visited May 2014
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anitabutterfly, Head Gardener at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, 29 May 2014
Wow ckckckckckck you are making us blush! Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so very happy to be a pleasant surprise to an American Horticultural Society member. If you decide to visit us again try our Guided Wednesday Garden Tour at 9 am FREE to all AHS members (RSVP ahead of time). Hope to see you again real soon in the gardens!
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Phenomenal tropical gardens!”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Stayed at Sanibel Moorings, spent lots of time walking the gardens and exploring the grounds. Not sure I would make a special trip over here if I weren't staying, but perhaps if you're really into plants! It is a like a tropical wonderland!

Visited May 2014
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anitabutterfly, Head Gardener at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, 29 May 2014
We are a phenomenal tropical wonderland shannonlady85 and proud of it! Thank you for staying with us at our beach side resort and admiring our unique collection of tropical beauties. Come back and see again real soon.
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“I'm a gardener so I liked it”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I just wandered without a guide (the tour was cancelled for the day) and the gardens are nice. Not exactly what I would call "gardens" since they are all throughout the complex around various condo blogs. More like seriously great landscaping but they've done a remarkable job. Worth the visit if you're into plants.

Visited May 2014
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Thank Ls8989
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anitabutterfly, Head Gardener at Sanibel Moorings Botanical Gardens, responded to this review, 28 May 2014
Ls8989 thank you for visiting our botanical gardens and enjoying our many tropical plant varieties. We are into plants!
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