The gardens here showcase an array of uniquely-designed floral exhibits that will captivate your senses. From the screened Butterfly House to the enchanting Samuel Jones Orchid Conservatory, you’ll find yourself immersed in a world of colors and fragrances. Don’t miss the seasonal Plumeria Garden, the serene Rose Garden, and the massive Rose Pavilion. There’s also the delightful Hummingbird Garden, the arid beauty of the Arid Garden, and the creatively landscaped Sensory Garden.
The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center is not just about plants; it’s also home to a fascinating array of fauna. Explore the Resident Reptile Room, where you can meet Sulcata Tortoises, Ivan the Iguana, and more. Marvel at the vibrant plumage of Exotic Parrots, and wander through the Wildlife Corridor, where delightful surprises await at every turn.
For those seeking adventure in Corpus Christi, the center offers a range of outdoor experiences. Take a stroll along the Brennecke Nature Trail and ascend the Gator Lake Birding Tower for panoramic views. Explore the Palapa Grande Wetland Awareness Boardwalk, follow the Oso Loop Trail, and let the kids loose in the exciting Kid’s Play Area.