FAQ – Quick Facts
- Celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2016 – what a milestone!
- Owned by the Piper Family for 79 years
- Not-for-Profit Bonita Wonder Gardens, Inc. purchased in April 2015; assumed operations in July 2015
- The 3.5-acre lush botanical jungle has many native and exotic plant specimens, including African mahogany, kapok, more than 12 varieties of palms, fruit and nut trees, hundreds of orchids and a bromeliad garden
- Home to rescued birds and reptiles, including 38 alligators, the only pink flamingos in SWFL, turtles, tortoises and more
- Natural History Museum, Picnic Area & Gift Shop
- Some of the enhancements already made by the non-profit organization:
- Handicap-accessible ramps
- New/updated wildlife exhibits
- Return of “Big Joe” in the Natural History Museum
- Educational programs and special events begun
- Open daily from 9 to 5; Admission rates of $7 for kids 3-12, $12 adults, $10 seniors 65+
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 239-992-2591.