Jungle Gardens

American Alligator
American Alligator
Jungle Gardens Avery Island, Louisiana Photo 2
Jungle Gardens Ancient Buddah Statue Photo 3
Southern Live Oaks and azalea's
Southern Live Oaks and azalea's
Baby Egrets
Baby Egrets


6164 Avery Island Rd
Avery Island LA 70513

E.A. McIlhenny created a 170 acre gardens, in 1935 he opened it to the public to enjoy his collection of camellias, azaleas and other imported plants. You may see wildlife such as alligators, bears, bobcats, deer and other wildlife as you walk or drive along man made lagoons that trail Bayou Petit Anse. The over 900 yr. old Buddha sits in the Temple he created. And visit "Bird City", home to thousands of egrets, herons, and other birds!


  • Group Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Concessions
  • Special Packages Available
General Information
  • Cash Only
  • Family Friendly
  • Open Year-Round
  • Bus Parking