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Durban Botanic Gardens

Sydenham Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orchid house” (112 reviews)
“scones” (75 reviews)
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Sydenham Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxed place to stroll take in some amazing trees and plants, see birds, monkeys and stretch the legs. Safe place, safe parking, nice tea and light bites. Family friendly and golf cart tour for the disabled. Trees very mature, stunning and surprising.

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and safe place for a family picnic. My friends wedding was at the same park and it was beautiful. The place is very clean and kids love it. Lots of interesting areas within the botanic garden

Thank akhonantuli2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a photographer, sketcher or artist there is just so much material to work with. The massive old Fig trees, bamboo groves, and the butterfly garden. The pond and the birds, the stunning orchid house and of course the people.

Thank Crawford R
Reviewed 1 week ago

we called in here as part of a tour, and if im honest i was not keen, but took part with the rest of the group, im so glad i did, its quite beautiful and peaceful, well tended and set out

Thank Vanman
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an experience, this vast botanical garden as plenty to see. Take your time and watch the wonderful wild life around you plus the beautiful gardens and lake. It's free entry and you have a cafe. If your bad on your legs or out of...More

Thank jimimk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens with variety of plants, trees, gorgeous flowers and lovely animals, especially birds. Ideal picnic spot with play park gor kiddies.

Thank Cherene W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Let the kids burn off energy by visiting this stunning garden, the most beautiful cycads ever , the travelling tree...I kid you not he is on his way out of the gate and the rainbow tree just beautiful

Thank elaine451
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely gardens and well kept , even a cuppa along the way , all for free entry to see the most amazing plants and flowers and the lovliest colourful birds

Thank ed911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very beautiful quiet place. Nice for couples as well as families to have picnics or just for play time with the kids. Often an common location for taking photo shoots. A great place for a wedding, i have seen a few weddings here. I...More

Thank Nadia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Smaller than I expected, but located in the middle of Durban and so an oasis within a city. Free entry, beautiful lawns, trees and peace. Definitely a must-visit for a summer picnic, next time I visit Durban.

Thank TiredSoloWalker
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11 January 2016|
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Response from Chinx259 | Reviewed this property |
Please do not use public transport or walk! Call a cab.