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Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

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Address: Mont Fleuri, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Good spot for a walk

Worth a visit. A little unkempt in places but it is the jungle! Plants labeled. Some good examples of coco de mer. Only 100 SER entry. Tortoise exhibit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sint Anthonis, The Netherlands
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Sint Anthonis, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit. A little unkempt in places but it is the jungle! Plants labeled. Some good examples of coco de mer. Only 100 SER entry. Tortoise exhibit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very small botanical garden but with a cafe and toilets. There are many different types of palms to see, the beautiful Coco de Mer palm and giant tortoises. We had seen the giant tortoises on Curieuse Island wandering free the day before so it was a little sad seeing them penned in a dusty corner here but if you... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't much to this attraction. Remarkably few flowers or trees of note, and those on display are poorly tended. Tbh, worth a visit only because there isn't much else to do on Mahe

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Dorset
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The giant tortoises are interesting and the layout is good but there were hardly any flowers to speak of and we got bitten to death even though we had repellent on - maybe because it had been raining previously.

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Thank Liketorome
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Botanical Garden! Of course you go to see the Coco De Mer (huge and very suggestive fruit!) but there are so many other things to see: giant tortoises (they didn't move sadly while we were there!); huge fruit bats; lilies; orchids and much more. Very very interesting indeed, really worth the stop. Coffe was good too!!

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens. Very peaceful given they are squire centrally located...though there was a lovely sound of singing from the nearby church adding to the atmosphere. We went mid-morning on a Sunday, and almost had the gardens to ourselves. The family particularly enjoyed feeding the greedy tortoises. Fasciniating creatures (the tortoises that is not the family).

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this garden with our three small children (all under age 5) and throughly enjoyed the setting. A bit of a hike uphill so bring a stroller or be prepared to carry little ones if they're not too steady on their feet. Teeming with mosquitos, definitely bring repellant or after-bite ;-) We had a bit of a funny experience at... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice botanical garden. There weren't much people so it was so quiet and relaxing. Lot´s of beautiful flowers, plants and trees. Also a lot of flying foxes. I really recommend a visit.

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Yorkshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens are well worth a visit. Nicely laid out although some areas could do with some TLC. It was great to see the bats hung in the trees. Café good. The highlight was payng to go in the tortoise enclosure to feed them (amazing!!).

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden is beautiful , the turtle feeling tops the visit especially with kids put in mind it is quite a car ride be aware from mosquito bites

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