Individual, Couple, Family Membership or Visit for 2 at South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center (51% Off)

South Side

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For thousands of years, humans have studied trees to learn how they too can provide suitable housing for squirrels and grow lemons from their fingertips. Branch out with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

$17 for a one-year individual membership ($35 value)
$22 for a one-year couples membership ($45 value)
$30 for a one-year family or grandparent membership ($60 value)

Membership benefits include:

  • Free general admission for 12 months
  • Free or reduced admission at more than 200 gardens through the American Horticultural Society's reciprocal admission program
  • 10% off at Nature's Boutique gift shop
  • 10% off at the Big Bloom Plant Sale event
  • 10% off at Turner's Gardenland
  • Free or discounted gardening classes, workshops, and kids' summer camps
  • Facilities rental privileges
  • Subscription to the newsletter
  • Free one-year subscription to Better Homes & Gardens

$7 for admission for two ($14 value)

With each admission, visitors gain access to an orchid collection with 2,000 plants, a screened butterfly house, a hummingbird garden, resident-reptiles exhibit, exotic parrot collection, and a rose garden. College students, seniors, and members of the US military receive discounted admission with valid identification. Children ages 2 and under are admitted free.

South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

Since opening in 1996, the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center has grown like a weed, from 1 to 182 acres, providing a home for thousands of birds, butterflies, and blossoming plants. Their gardens, greenhouses, trails, and boardwalks are set into the landscape of the Oso Creek, allowing guests to observe species in their natural habitat without provoking the ire of territorial snapdragons. Following a mission to advance knowledge and appreciation of the environment, the organization also hosts classes and workshops on topics such as orchidology and cooking cactus for dinner. Members’ annual contributions help to sustain the nonprofit organization and garner them unlimited admission, discounts at Nature's Boutique, and invitations to members-only events, such as the annual member-plant dance.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Enjoy the beautiful surroundings! Very friendly staff! :)”

  • “We had a great time and everyone working there was really friendly and informative.”

  • “we had a wonderful time. took two grandchildren ages 5&7 and they talked about it for days and told everyone they saw. was not sure if they would enjoy it but they...”

    “we had a wonderful time. took two grandchildren ages 5&7 and they talked about it for days and told everyone they saw. was not sure if they would enjoy it but they did. the 5 year old kept thanking us for taking him for several days which is a bit unusual for him. ”


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    South Side

    8545 S Staples St

    Corpus Christi, Texas 78413

    361-852-2100

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In a Nutshell

Butterfly house, rose garden, wetlands boardwalk, and more than 2,000 orchids on 182-acre habitat

The Fine Print

Expires Mar 5th, 2014. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by expiration and be completed within 12 months of activation. Operates in all weather. Not valid for renewals within 3 months of existing membership expiration date. Grandchildren must be 18 and under. Families and couples must live in the same household. Under the Family/Grandparent option, you will only receive 1 membership, Family or Grandparent, not both. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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