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  • The Flamingo Waltz at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    The Flamingo Waltz at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    These Greater Flamingos can be seen daily at Everglades Wonder Gardens in Bonita Springs. Established in 1936, the park is one of the last survivors of Florida’s Golden Age of roadside attractions. The gardens are also home to numerous birds, butterflies, and reptiles, including 40 alligators. Be sure to bring your camera as the opportunity for photographs is endless. Learn more about Everglades Wonder Gardens at: www.evergladeswondergardens.com

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  • David Piper Talks About The Old Artifacts From Everglades Wonder Gardens

    David Piper Talks About The Old Artifacts From Everglades Wonder Gardens

    On March 12th of 2015, Southwest Florida Television got to join Everglades Wonder Gardens Director, John Brady and several board members of *Bonita Wonder Gardens as they were doing their due diligence for the purchase of Everglades Wonder Gardens. Our group met David Piper at his storage unit to inventory some of the old artifacts that used to be on display in the museum at the original Everglades Wonder Gardens. Many of these rare items hadn’t been seen in years. […]

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  • Alligator Fishing at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Alligator Fishing at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    New for 2015, visitors to Everglades Wonder Gardens can experience the unique thrill of Alligator Fishing! Every Saturday, between 2pm and 4pm you can drop a line into the poll of 40 hungry gators. No alligators are harmed during this activity. There’s no hook on the line. “Alligator Fishing” is just a metaphor. For more information call (239) 992-2591, or visit: www.evergladeswondergardens.com

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  • See 40 Alligators & Flamingos at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    See 40 Alligators & Flamingos at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM, the NEW Everglades Wonder Gardens is the only place in SW Florida (south of Sarasota) where you can see flamingos. Established in 1936, EWG is one of the few remaining survivors of Florida’s Golden Age of roadside attractions. Everglades Wonder Gardens is an integral part of the rich heritage of Bonita Springs and Southwest Florida. If you would like to see this legacy continue for future generations to enjoy, contact John Brady […]

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  • Help John Brady Save Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Help John Brady Save Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Everglades Wonder Gardens is one of the the last remaining survivors from Florida’s Golden Age of roadside attractions. Listen as the Gardens Director, John Brady, talks about why he beleives the Gardens are such an important part of Southwest Florida’s rich and colorful history. Please help by sharing this post. Click here to make a donation:¬†http://bit.ly/1uR54XW Learn m ore about Everglades Wonder Gardens @ http://evergladeswondergardens.com

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  • Meet Buddha The Iguana at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Meet Buddha The Iguana at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Established in 1936, Everglades Wonder Gardens is one of the last survivors of Florida’s Golden Age of roadside attractions. The Gardens have been reborn with elements such as dozens of bromeliads, a butterfly house and five large staghorn ferns in addition to legacy specimens, including old growth kapok, shaving brush and African mahogany trees. Nestled among all of this greenery and flowers are new and updated animal exhibits such as a flamingo pond, alligator pool with 40 gators, duck ponds, […]

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  • The Alligator Pond at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    The Alligator Pond at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Your heart pounds as you slowly walk across the swinging bridge, staring down into the eyes of 40 hungry alligators. The alligator pond at Everglades Wonder Gardens is one of the top attractions, luring visitors from all over the world! This is one of the few locations in Florida where you can legally feed alligators. Established in 1936, Everglades Wonder Gardens is one of the last survivors of Florida’s Golden Age of roadside attractions. The Gardens have been reborn with […]

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  • Pink Flamingos at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Pink Flamingos at Everglades Wonder Gardens

    Southwest Florida’s only Pink Flamingos are just one of the beautiful bird exhibits at the recently renovated Everglades Wonder Gardens. They also have Wood Ducks, Mandarin Ducks, Amazon Parrots, Cockatoo, Lorikeet, and even a Peahen. If you visited before summer of 2013, you won’t believe the difference. And if you’ve never come by, you’ll be awed by the beauty of this jewel sitting right in the heart of Southwest Florida. Easy access from Rt. 41 and I-75. Plenty of parking. […]

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