Sunken Gardens Tours and Activities
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Sunken Gardens is a four-acre botanical garden located in the heart of St. Petersburg, Florida. At more than 100 years old, it’s recognized as St. Petersburg’s oldest living museum and is home to over 50,000 tropical plants, representing more than 500 species, along with flamingos and other exotic birds.
Look for various areas like a Japanese garden, cactus garden, butterfly garden, and the Chilean flamingo garden. Stop at scenic points like the Wishing Well, Photo Ring, waterfall, and the Wedding Lawn. Don’t miss the Growing Stone, a fossilized limestone rock has a sign that says: “Legend has it that ‘he who sits upon the ancient stone shall be granted tranquility, inner harmony and the talent to make things grow.’”
Sadly, the flamingo population at Sunken Gardens has dwindled. There is a non-profit fundraising campaign currently underway to raise money in order to bring 20 more flamingos to Sunken Gardens. Flamingos thrive (and breed) in flocks; therefore breeders typically only sell them in lots of 20 or more. The city has already agreed to design and finance new housing for the flamingos as well.
Sunken Gardens is open Monday through Saturday from 10am until 4:30pm, and on Sunday from noon to 4:30pm. The garden is located at 1825 4th Street North in St. Petersburg. Note: gardens may be closed unexpectedly due to inclement weather.
Address: 1825 4th St N, St. Petersburg, Florida 33704, USA
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm Sunday 12pm-4:30pm
Admission: Adults $8, Seniors $6, Children $4
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What are Sunken Gardens hours of operation?
Sunken Gardens hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 10am-4:30pm Sunday 12pm-4:30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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