Explore the largest rainforest in captivity. Trek through the humid tropics via SE Asia, West Africa and South America.
Originally native to Central America, vanilla is now cultivated and exported mainly from Madagascar, Mexico, Reunion, Tahiti and Indonesia. You can find it growing up wooden supports in the Spice Exhibit in our Rainforest Biome.
Central and northern South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay), Madagascar, Seychelles.