$13 for a Farm Outing for Two with Grove Tour and Ice Cream at Mixon Fruit Farms in Bradenton (Up to $27.30 Value)


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60-minute tram tours wind through citrus trees & past wildlife refuge before dropping visitors off at café for orange-swirl ice cream

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Promotional value expires Oct 17, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 4 per person. Not valid on Sundays. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

A recently discovered alternative to the indoors, going “outside” offers adventurous explorers exposure to things such as wind, sunshine, and the naturally occurring mazes found in cornfields. Leave the indoors with this Groupon.

$13 for a Day at Mixon Fruit Farms for Two (Up to $27.30 Value)

  • One-hour tram tour of the citrus grove (a $21.30 value)
  • Two orange-swirl ice cream cones from Groveside Café (a $6 value)
  • Access to the wildlife refuge, children’s maze, and wetland pond<p>

Mixon Fruit Farms

If you part the branches of Mixon Fruit Farms’ citrus trees, you might spy an unusual sight: Burmese pythons, an alligator, a crocodile, and African land tortoises basking in the sunlight, surrounded by cages of roosting falcons.

The farm that began in 1939 as a 20-acre roadside fruit stand has stayed true to citrus farmer Willy Mixon’s vision of showcasing the region’s natural splendor. But in addition to an extra 50 acres of fruit trees, the farm has expanded its focus to include a wildlife refuge, where rescue volunteers nurse injured animals back to health and educate visitors on native and exotic species. The farm also hosts an on-site tropical garden along with dazzling koi ponds, and has a magical maze open to kids of all ages.

Along with daily tours of the grove and sanctuary, Mixon Fruit Farms also spotlights Florida’s bounty with citrus-infused ice cream and salads at Groveside Café. Homemade fudge and orange juice also populate the 14,000-square-foot gift shop

Customer Reviews

We enjoyed our visit to Mixon Fruit Farms and will recommend it as a place that is enjoyable for the whole family. We especially enjoyed the tour with the animals and being able to hear all about how they were rescued.
Anne · January 6, 2013
Mixon Fruit Farms is a slice of the real Florida. We loved the tour of the orchard and animal rehabilitation area. Our visit ended with a delicious sweet treat. I recommend you visit Mixon's and take the whole family!
Debra H. · January 4, 2013
we were both very pleased with the tour, the employees ,the food & ice cream were the best ,everyone their did a real nice job of making us feel like Family, it was a great place to visit, & so were the animals all very interesting.
Steve H. · January 4, 2013
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    2525 27th St. E

    Bradenton, Florida 34208

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