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Peace River Botanicals & Sculpture Gardens

5800 Riverside Dr, Punta Gorda, FL 33982-5100
+1 941-621-8299
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A wonderful surprise stop on a whim. The sculptures are captivating, intriguing and diverse. My... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Krista D
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Punta Gorda, United States
After a 2.5 hour drive to the area to specifically enjoy the gardens the gate was locked

We called prior to taking the ride from Orlando while vacationing there. The recording mentioned... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Georgi E
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Oxford, Pennsylvania, United States
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5800 Riverside Dr, Punta Gorda, FL 33982-5100
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Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful surprise stop on a whim. The sculptures are captivating, intriguing and diverse. My husband said, "That's the best thing I never wanted to do". Recommend going on a cooler day or during the morning hours as there's not much shade from the hot...More

Thank Krista D
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

We called prior to taking the ride from Orlando while vacationing there. The recording mentioned the hours and did not mention they were closed. We were so excited to travel there, through downpours, only to find that they were closed. From watching the weather we...More

Thank Georgi E
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This work in progress is a hidden gem and must see. The sculptures are fun and many of them whimsical. The leisurely walk through the gardens and along the board walks were accented with appealing sculptures from artist far and near. The air conditioned snack...More

Thank Joyce F
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This beautiful new garden is a pleasure to visit. Fine art sculptures, magnificent palms, lovely bouganvilla, bromeliads, awesome ferns, and much, much more. A guided tour with a docent will greatly enhance your visit. Boardwalks through mangrove swamps and to the Peace River are pure...More

Thank DERBYFl
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This new attraction in eastern Punta Gorda, is worth the short drive from downtown. The gardens are on both sides of Riverside Dr. The southern portion is still being developed with a new hibiscus garden and a bougainvillea garden and some interesting sculptures. The northern...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This splendid hidden gem is a must see. The first phase is completed, and seeing the current sculptures is a treat, plus the pools, river, and plants. I have taken four different guests there then to Zoet for sandwiches and Dutch ice cream!!!

1  Thank ChaCah
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I almost gave these gardens 4 stars only because the price seemed a bit high for the state of development, $12 general admission, $10 for seniors. it's early in the game. But it's a gorgeous piece of land, generously donated for the public good, and...More

1  Thank drjlever
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

i went to visit this place today on april 3, 2018. a guy driving a golf cart was very rude and unpolite with me. he told me that he did not like French, and less people coming from France and that by the way France...More

1  Thank sosocoon
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We took a visit a few weeks ago. Looks like it could develop into a very nice place but it is still early to visit. We took a walk through the area and there was little to see so far. I will give it a...More

Thank TheGreatNorthShore
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

NEW Botanical and Sculpture Garden; You will want to return each year to see how it develops. Not just a "work in progress" this already is a beautiful and tranquil place to enjoy now, then return each year!

Thank Dana C
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