Gift Shop & Packing House Questions
Always check with your airlines before purchase. We can pack fruit in our standard shipping boxes for travel. We offer a broad selection of fruit in our Gift Fruit Shipping department, let us do the shipping for you. We guarantee our packages to arrive in good condition when furnished with a complete & correct shipping address. You may arrange to have fruit shipped directly to your home or to friends and family.
No, the Tram is open air with a stop at our Wildlife Rescue is interactive and outside. We monitor the weather constantly to determine if tour needs to be cancelled or delayed. Call ahead to be sure. You can now book your tour ahead using our Tour booking service - click the "Book a Tour" button on the top right side of any page and check the schedule and availability. If you book ahead we can notify you of any changes affecting your scheduled booking time.
Our Tram takes you through our grove with a guide who will explain a little about the history of Mixon Fruit Farms and how our citrus is grown. It makes a stop at our Wildlife Rescue to learn about and touch rescued wild animals. It lasts about an hour. Our tours are outside and interactive and are subject to cancellation or delay due to inclement weather.
Note:Place an order from our Cafe' to be ready for you when you get back from the tour and/or stroll through the Magical Children's Maze and Butterfly Garden, the Pavilion, Gazebo and Wetlands Pond and feed the large Koi Fish.
All of the items in our catalog are available in our store, plus many many more. We often run specials on fruit and juice as well. Have lunch in our cafe, take a Tram Tour, and try free samples of our juice, citrus and fudge. We also have a wine tasting bar. Be sure to have a famous "Orange Swirl" Ice Cream Cone.
Tours ar subject to cancellation and/or delay due to weather conditions or equipment issues. Closed Sunday.
Out of Season (May - Oct) Tram Tours Tuesday through Saturday at 11:00 & 1:00. (Temporarily for COVID-19 Thursday- Saturday)
In Season (Nov-Apr) Tram Tours Monday thru Saturday at 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00.
Adults - $10.00 + tax = $10.70;
Children 3-12 - $5.00 + tax = $5.35
Under 3 - Free.
This is an outdoor event through our grove and animal rescue areas that lasts about 1 hour. Water and drink is allowed on tram - Sorry, no food or animals due to wild animal contact. No Restroom facilities are available during tours
You can now book your tour ahead using our Tour booking service - click the "Book a Tour" button on the top right side of any page and check the schedule and availability. If you book ahead we can notify you of any changes affecting your scheduled booking time.
November - April: Groveside Cafe hours are 8:30-5:00; Gift Shoppe hours are 10:00-5:00; Office hours are 9:00-5:00 - Monday thru Saturday. We are closed on Sundays. Tram tours at 11:00AM, 1:00PM & 3:00PM Monday - Saturday.
May - October: Gift Shoppe & Groveside Cafe hours are 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Monday through Saturday. The office hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. We are closed on Sundays. Tram tours at 11:00AM & 1:00PM Tuesday - Saturday.
The opening date for each season varies slightly but it’s usually early November. We take orders year round for all of our gift items. Our Fresh Frozen Juices, jellies, marmalades, dressings and fudge are very popular all year long. Call 1-800-608-2525 (Local 941-748-5829) for the new season fruit availability date and store hours.