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Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens

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Clarence Drive, Betty's Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed today

We stopped here while travelling from Simon's Town to Hermanus and what a great stop! It was Tuesday 4th Sept and a big surprise that we didn't have to pay to get in. The first Tuesday of the month is free for seniors so more...More

Thank 49Pam
Reviewed yesterday

Always a delightful, safe place to visit. I love to walk the two km to the waterfall and back. Good exercise with lots to see on the way. Currently they doing a lot of upgrading, but I did not find it disturbing. A nice place...More

Thank mvtouring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On Friday, 24 August, we visited Harold Porter botanical gardens. We paid R80 for our Family of 5. The gardens were spactacullar and our walk very pleasant. We had a lovely view of the mountain and waterfalls with the sea in the background. We all...More

Thank lizakriel1
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It's been nine years since our last visit and despite the work, it remains a lovely garden to walk around. Friendly staff, enjoyed a late lunch at the Red Disable and a nice stroll around the garden with good views of Cape Sugarbird. Would recommend

1  Thank Keren W
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Loads of plants, lovely ponds (now that we have water restrictions any water is a highlight for us), waterfalls, well demarcated paths, trails to suit every hiker - flat ones, steep ones and in between ones. I would recommend to do the Disa hike first...More

1  Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed 19 July 2018

You must take time when you visit this botanical garden. The Fynbos are so beautiful. Take your camera with and take lots of photos.

Thank 444Erica2014
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The gardens are always looked after. The staff are friendly and always very helpful. This is the best place to just relax and find yourself

Thank theskinsalon
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We hiked the Leopards Kloof trail which ends at a lovely waterfall. The walk was beautiful, with lots of photo opportunities of birds and the scenic views. Do take water along!

Thank KeriThomson
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This botanical garden is quite different and interesting. There are not so many plants blooming this time of year but there are many plaques describing the various plants and the geology in the garden. You can also walk up the mountain to the falls and...More

Thank Barry B
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We visited in Autumn, and although not the best season there were still lots of lovely plants and flowers to look at. It was amusing to see how many common Australian garden plants are native to the region and showcased in the Garden. There are...More

Thank Mark S
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Response from Gino P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Seeboo, there is sufficient water taps in the garden plus you can buy bottled water at the restaurant. As the others say why risk illness? Enjoy your visit.