The gardens are nice, but really worthwhile only for botanists. I personally prefer Mahe's many regular hiking trails which are all free, vs. the 125 SRC one had to pay at this garden.
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A very well-groomed garden with flowers, fruit plants, medical plants. The entrance fee is 125 rupees and you get a map of the garden and a list of all shown plants. In the middle is a small area with 6 tortoises. When you are interested...More
The variety of plants is huge but the coco de mer is the highlight in this visit. Its a huge plant and once you see it you are stunned.
If you like plants, social history, wildlife or just a beautiful walk and a nice cafe/restaurant then your trip to Seychelles is not complete until you have been here. Getting to the garden is not well signposted, so you may need to stop and ask....More
I have never seen vanilla, pineapples or something like that grow and that was very interesting. With the numbers at the trees and a map it's easy to find out what is what. A very sweet garden taken care of with love and a very...More
Absolutely magnificent garden! There's a mix of native plants, exotic plants, medicinal plants and spice plants. And a few Coco de Mer trees. You can also spot a few pairs of the Seychelles Bulbul (merle). The entrance fee is also cheap. There's a restaurant as...More
Had lunch there. Food was amazing. Traditional creole, and for refreshment i had home made lemonade with coconut milk - AMAZING! Walk thru gardens was very interesting as you can see a variety of plants that usually don't see every day.
Whether you're a plant buff, a foodie, a nature lover or none of the aforementioned this place is worth a visit. We loved it. Well organised - little map and key given. Trails clearly marked and easy to follow. Wonderful views and plants. We ate...More
We spent half a day here whilst on holiday and it was so worth it. The gardens are just lovely and the walks are so beautiful. The only issue we had was that we would have loved to do the high ridge trail but it...More
I will start by at least being fair: if this place was on your Seychelles bucket list, then go ahead: you might know more than I do about it. Should you only have a passing, casual interest to see the Jardin du Roi, or, like...More