plan your visit
You can view the Garden in a number of ways! Whether this is your first or 50th visit, there will always be something new to see and experience.
Here are a few options of how you can spend some time here at the Garden:
For A Family
Quick look of the Children's Garden.
Explore all there is in the Children's Garden - fun for toddlers to teens. Swim diapers and towels should be brought along.
Explore all there is in the Children's Garden - both levels, the Butterfly House, tree house, fire tower, fountains, etc. Then enjoy lunch before heading out to the White Birding Tower and then walking back through beautiful Preserve pathways.
Quick self-guided tour of the Lea Asian Garden or Kapnick Caribbean Garden.
Explore the Scott Florida Garden, walk the Preserve and stroll back through the Brazilian Garden.
Explore all the Lea Asian Garden, Scott Florida Garden, Kapnick Caribbean Garden, Water Garden and Brazilian Garden in the morning. After a delightful lunch at Fogg Café, become a kid again in the Smith Children's Garden.
Inclement Weather Policy
For the safety of guests, volunteers, and staff, the Garden will close if there is lightning in the area.
Garden Photography Policy
While on the grounds, visitors may be photographed by Naples Botanical Garden photographers. All photos taken within the Garden by Garden photographers/staff become the property of the Garden and may be used for the purpose of promoting the Garden.
All photography sessions, personal or promotional, must be reserved and a date and time set. There is a fee for photography sessions or promotional photo shoots that are not part of an event taking place at the Garden. This includes engagement photos, wedding/bridal photos and family portraits.
Amateur photographers and Garden guests may shoot pictures throughout the Garden without fees or permission required as long as they are for their personal use and enjoyment, rather than for commercial (profit making) or gallery (professional) use. Photographs cannot be published, sold, reproduced, transferred, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner whatsoever without written consent by Naples Botanical Garden.
Naples Botanical Garden reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to withhold and/or withdraw permission to photograph on its premises or to reproduce photographs of objects in its collection.
Daily 9 am to 5 pm (8 am to 5 pm on Tuesdays)
From US 41 east, take Bayshore Drive south. Travel 1.5 miles to stop sign at Thomasson Drive. Drive straight at intersection, staying on Bayshore Drive and enter Garden on the right.
ADA accessible paths through all cultivated gardens, paved paths to birding tower. Scooter rentals are available on a first come first serve basis for $12/day.
Complimentary parking available inside of the entrance gate.
No outside food or beverages are permitted at any time in the Garden.
Visit this page for more information on Fogg Café, operated by Lurcat Catering.
Adults - $14.95
Children 4-14 - $9.95
3 and under free
dogs in the garden
Only service dogs in the Garden unless during specified Dogs in the Garden hours.
Dogs in the Garden Hours: Sunday, 9am - 11:30am, Tuesday, 8am - 11am, Thursday, 3pm - 5pm.
$9.95 per dog, free for Member dogs. Click here for more information.
No dogs allowed in the Smith Children's Garden at any time.
helpful phone numbers
daily tours - 11am daily (november-april)
Complimentary "Getting Started" Garden Tours
First time visitor? Looking to learn something new? Try one of our complimentary daily "Getting Started" tours! A docent will lead you through various areas or topics for this 20-30 minute tour. FREE with admission.