Parrot Talk--Visitor Interactive Fun, Photo Ops!
- Price Details: Included in General Admission. Adults, $8; Seniors, College Students, Active Military, $6; Children 3-12; $4. Under 3 and Members free.
1:30 pm, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays,
Experience the "fauna" up close and personal at the South Texas Botanical Gardens! This interactive entertainment feature, with our most outgoing and beautiful parrots (and their trainers) is open to guests and usually is held at Education Stationwith comfy seating!
The 40-minute segment includes a 20-minute informal SHOW & TELL with a trainer; followed by 20 minutes of visitor interaction, questions and photo ops. Macaws, parrots, and cockatoos.
Your general admission covers this show; no reservations needed. (‘Parrot Talk’ is held rain or shine—in case of inclement weather, check for alternate sheltered location).
The Botanical Gardens’ 30-plus exotic parrots are rescues—some donated to the facility by the Coastal Bend Companion Bird Club and Rescue Mission, others became orphaned due to size, owner circumstances, or birds outliving owners. Botanical Gardens staff built outdoor thatched huts which can be heated if needed to keep occupants warm.
The South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center is open 9 am to 6 pm daily,
Located In Southside
Corpus Christi's Southside is the area's business district with multiple shopping and restaurant options. Plant and nature enthusiasts will appreciate the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center where the noise of city life disappears and serenity abounds. Enjoy the stunning floral exhibits and gardens and take a walk down one of the trails where it is not uncommon for birds and butterflies to come greet you.