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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate

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Very Interesting Place

If you love orchids, or rather, you like beautiful things to look at, go here!! This place is just... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2013
Los Angeles, California
Felt like Spring in Summer!

Might wonder where ARE the orchid growers on Orchid Drive as the Estate is a bit off the beaten... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2013
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4 Jun 2018
“Gift from the kids”
8 Mar 2018
“A riot of orchids”
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1250 Orchid Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93111-2914
+1 805-967-1284
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Reviewed 30 October 2013

If you love orchids, or rather, you like beautiful things to look at, go here!! This place is just incredible.

2  Thank sticknswitch
Reviewed 23 September 2013

Right before we came they apparently sold most of their blooming plants. Lots of areas were restricted so very little to see.

1  Thank Coreen A
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Might wonder where ARE the orchid growers on Orchid Drive as the Estate is a bit off the beaten path, but DO make a stop here. Although spring is the best season for orchids, was surprised to see so many blooms in August! Some areas...More

3  Thank Shimadog
Reviewed 28 August 2013

After many years of telling ourselves that we need to visit the Orchid Estate, we finally stopped by during our long weekend in Santa Barbara celebrating our 40th anniversary. What a delight! So many orchids and varieties it was overwhelming. If you want to see...More

2  Thank jadraughonart
Reviewed 17 August 2013

I love coming to Santa Barbara Orchid Estate. The estate is full of beautiful, healthy orchids of all different types and its a gorgeous place to walk around in. You can tell the owners genuinely care about orchids and are more than willing to help...More

1  Thank bnjgirl133
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We were enlightened about these exotic plants and I went away feeling very knowledgeable about how to care for different species of orchids.

1  Thank Linda P
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Gorgeous, historical setting, self-guided tours, this would not be a place I would go if I had any difficulty walking on steps, dirt, rocks, etc. Great photography area. The staff is incredibly friendly.

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Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

We came on the weekend of the Summer Open House. If you like orchids, you will love it. The smell is Devine!

2  Thank BVCTx
Reviewed 9 June 2013

My wife and I spent three hours walking around and just loved this place. A must see if you have time. Brought my Canon SLR and was clicking away pic after pic. I never knew there were so many varieties. They even have some that...More

1  Thank Randy W
Reviewed 21 March 2013

This place has lots of orchid and lots of them are bloomed beautifully when we visited. A must-see place for orchid/flower lovers. I never see any other place like. The owners are very nice.

1  Thank HTownian
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