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Bok Tower Gardens

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1408
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Beautiful Walk in the Woods

The short movie at the Visitor Center should not be missed. The wild flowers in the fields, the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JoeKathyFL
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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Wonderful new Children's Garden! Lovely grounds!

This place just keeps getting better and better. The new children's garden is fantastic! It's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy D
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Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The short movie at the Visitor Center should not be missed. The wild flowers in the fields, the plantings and the landscape were beautiful. After four hours, we had walked just over 2 miles and took several hundred photos. The tour of the Buck house...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place just keeps getting better and better. The new children's garden is fantastic! It's full of fun activities, a water misting area, chimes, all sorts of interesting stuff for kids and adults who are with them. Most of the pathways are now paved which...More

Thank Kathy D
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting and posting your kind comments. Hammock Hollow has been an amazing addition to our Gardens and we look forward to a great summer of family fun. Your comments will be passed along to the Blue Palmetto team. Please visit...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Quiet and some very nice paths and gardens. The concert with the carrilon (singing tower) put on a beautiful performance. It contains 60 bells and there were performances at 1PM and 3PM. Beautiful music which can be enjoyed from many areas of the gardens.

Thank CalicoTraveler
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and sharing your review.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This would have to be my 3rd favorite gardens in Florida. It was very tranquil and the staff were very helpful and polite. The customer service is definitely 5 star! The Blue Palmetto restaurant was phenomenal. The pricing is a little over priced to not...More

Thank Aubrey G
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind comments. We will pass along your review to our team.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very relaxing and beautifully arranged garden. Very peaceful. Interesting displays. Lovely musical bells.

Thank JOHN S
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting.

Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful gardens, trees, lakes and amenities. Visitor center is dated with a nice cafe which offer food with affordable prices(Blue Palmetto Cafe-open 9-5pm). The gardens are well kept and the shuttle drivers are helpful and friendly. It is a must for a photographer as there...More

Thank ErnestandPat
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind comments. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went away for a weekend to Lake Wales. We decided, at the last minute, to visit Bok Towers because I had heard it was awesome. We went on Mother's Day, so I got in for free. My husband paid $14.00. What...More

Thank hummerf1
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

This spring and summer has been unusually warm and the lack of rain is putting a great deal of stress on the gardens, even with frequent irrigation. Bok Tower Gardens added the pathways to provide better mobility for wheelchairs scooters and strollers which provides more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know what to expect for our first visit here, I just assumed it would be a quick in and out to see the tower but that was not the case at all! Lots to see and do! We walked to the tower first...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for sharing your kind review of Bok Tower Gardens and Blue Palmetto Cafe. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. The live concert was lovely. The tour of the estate I probably should have skipped.

Thank Ginger P
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for visiting.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister got married here last weekend and it was beautiful! I've been to many parks and gardens and this rivals most of them. One of the prettiest places I have seen in Florida.

Thank Hayley B
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Bok Tower Gardens, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and congratulations to your sister and family. We are so glad you enjoyed the wedding ceremony. We look forward to your next visit.

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eagle3jesu
Are there any hummingbirds?
20 April 2017|
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Response from JenJens5 | Reviewed this property |
Can't say I seen any when I was there. You would be best asking the people who work there as they would have more of an insight to creatures that live there.
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Bettybu36
Are dogs allow in the garden?
11 April 2017|
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Response from clearlylovesfood | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any. You might call them to ask. Enjoy.
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Betty W
Are the bells played every day? If so what is the times? Is the restaurant near the tower? Is the gift shop very far from the tower?
2 February 2017|
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Response from Erica S | Property representative |
Hi Betty - this is Erica Smith from Bok Tower Gardens. The bells chime on the hour and a short recorded program plays on the hour and half hour. We have 30 minute concerts at 1pm and 3pm (live concerts occur... More
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