Escape to a botanical paradise where meandering paths lead you through lush, exotic gardens filled with more than 50,000 tropical flowers and plants. Sunken Gardens in St. Petersburg, FL is an enchanting escape in the heart of the city. Take a leisurely stroll to discover cascading waterfalls and some of the oldest tropical plants in the region. Get your cameras ready to capture the beauty and elegance of the resident flamingo flock, as they preen and pose in their natural habitat. Guided tours, horticultural workshops and educational programs introduce you to the Garden's hidden treasures.
Spend your day with your favorite flock at Sunken Gardens.
$10 adults; $8 seniors (62+); $4 children (2-11)
Monday - Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM; Sunday noon to 4:30 PM; last admission sold at 4:00 PM
Are there scheduled activities at the Exotic Gardens?
There is fun for the entire family happening every month at Sunken Gardens. Sign the kids up for a hands-on workshop to learn about local flora and fauna, like hog toads and native wildflowers. Adults can fine-tune their gardening skills at one of the monthly workshops led by trained horticulturists. In addition, special events and fundraisers to help support the gardens are scheduled several times per year.
Are there guided tours of the Exotic Gardens?
Absolutely! The best way to really get to know Sunken Gardens is by joining a guided garden tour. Expert horticulturists will lead you through the lush gardens, explaining the plants you'll encounter along the way. In addition, school field trips can be arranged that will introduce children to the wonders of the natural world. Private and corporate rentals, weddings and special events may also be arranged in the gardens.