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Hantam National Botanical Garden

Oorlogskloof Rd, Nieuwoudtville, South Africa
+27 27 218 1200
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Interesting tour

Although its a lovely interesting visit for nature lovers, the staff aren't very welcoming. We... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Gillian D
via mobile
Loved the flowers, enjoyed the well marked trail to Camel Rock

The locals told us that the flowers weren't as good as they sometimes are - due to the lack of rain... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Cape Town, South Africa
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Oorlogskloof Rd, Nieuwoudtville, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Although its a lovely interesting visit for nature lovers, the staff aren't very welcoming. We were the only visitors loitering in the foyer wondering how to get started or where to go. We figured it out but staff distracted by computer issues. Provide more guidance...More

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The locals told us that the flowers weren't as good as they sometimes are - due to the lack of rain this winter. But we still saw fields of wildflowers and the walk that we did to Camel Rock was well marked and fun to...More

Thank robdotinfo
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Having been to the garden previously and being flower season we drove in paid our fees at the gate with expectations of seeing some great flowers on 3rd September. Unfortunately this years show was quite disappointing compared to previous visits, not their fault. There were...More

Thank Wildpeacock1
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We spent a brief time here as we were heading for Matjiesfontein park 14 kms down the road where the flowers were apparently more prolific. Important to find out where the best "shows" are. This was very pretty and well worth a visit particularly if...More

Thank Julieb312559
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit, unfortunately not the usual magnificent flower display but still enchanting. We cycled the perimeter on our MTB and really enjoyed the ride of about 10 km with only a few metres of mildly technical sections

Thank JohnRustenburg
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A must see if your are touring the area. The views are great and interesting to wander around and view the flora of the region.

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Both my visits have been out of season, and both were very worthwhile. The natural splendor does not rely on the flowers, with spectacular views on offer from various trails. With that said my latest visit was early in the flower season, and even with...More

2  Thank NickPaddy16
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Beautiful during the flower season. A most stunning array of bulbs, daisies & different plants & flowers

Thank 365Happy-Camper
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Although the staff are struggling to keep on top of the garden, due perhaps to budget cuts, they manage to make a visit a great experience. The variety of flowers etc is vast, many are labled and the bird life prolific.. Hantam is an excellent...More

1  Thank Trev N
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We visited this botanical garden for the first time recently. We were told that the peak for the bulb blooms had passed but that there were still some flowers to be enjoyed. The day was a bit cold but sunny so we set out on...More

2  Thank Sarracenia
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