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Want to see some of Louisiana’s wildlife, plants, and trees. Alligators, birds, Nutrias, this place is great for taking pictures some of our quest have had there weddings held there. You won’t be disappointed.
You will want to go here before or after the Tabasco Factory Tour. You drive through the gardens in your car, with lots of places to get out of your car and explore. You will probably see alligators.
While visiting the TOBASCO FACTORY on Avery Island, be sure to explore Jungle Gardens. Founded by E. A. McIlhenny, this three mile driving tour takes visitors around the remains of an unusual nursery. It's 170 acres of extraordinary, beautiful, strange, and useful plants, as well as a refuge for…
Experience the natural beauty and tranquility of Jungle Gardens - a 170-acre semitropical garden that stretches along Bayou Petite Anse on Avery Island. Naturalists, bird watchers and visitors from around the world will enjoy the gently rolling landscape, botanical treasures and abundant wildlife.
You have to pay a couple dollars to get in, but this is a beautiful manicured nature areas with giant oaks, sculptures, swamps, birds and usually lots of alligators. Also it is right next to the Tabasco sauce factory which gives free tours.