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Karoo Desert Garden

Roux Rd, Worcester, South Africa
+27 23 347 0785
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Absolutely cannot go wrong for the price

A botanical garden in its beginning but wonderfully designed and laid out. Will be amazing when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike5466
,
Canada
A place of beauty

Lovely walks with truly beautiful botanical displays and views of Worcester and surrounds... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
DeirdreSR
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McGregor, South Africa
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Roux Rd, Worcester, South Africa
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+27 23 347 0785
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"well worth the visit"
in 4 reviews
"hiking trails"
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"wander around"
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"quiver trees"
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"native plants"
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"early october"
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"nice restaurant"
in 2 reviews
"cannot comment"
in 2 reviews
"flowers"
in 7 reviews
"succulents"
in 4 reviews
"nursery"
in 3 reviews
"bloom"
in 3 reviews
"camera"
in 3 reviews
"picnic"
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"disappointment"
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"grass"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A botanical garden in its beginning but wonderfully designed and laid out. Will be amazing when all the plants have grown to their full potential. For the price of only 10 rands per adult, it is a cheap way to spend 1/2 day hiking or...More

Thank Mike5466
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely walks with truly beautiful botanical displays and views of Worcester and surrounds. Unfortunately the restaurant was not open when we went. The place looked a little run down, but it was well worth the visit to see the flowers and beautiful plants. Great to...More

1  Thank DeirdreSR
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We were a group of 30 people for work lunch function during week. We pre-ordered choices and were the only customers in the restaurant. The service was very average and the servings were small. The setting is very nice. I think that if you come...More

Thank JamesKD9184YZ
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

On the edge of Worcester. There is a small entrance fee, three trails heading into the mountains, a restaurant and a research centre It was baking hot so we did the shortest trail. It’s well signposted as you don’t want to get lost. Take hat,...More

Thank ToTrebor
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Several hiking paths. But come prepared as it gets very hot here. Grass area for picnic. Pay an entrance fee.

Thank Kaysten100
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really enjoyed taking a drive and walking amongst the plants at this Garden. Not very well known I wouldn't think, but well worth the visit. Very affordable and interesting.

Thank DianeLyn
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I have got to go back after there has been rain as this place myst be stunning. It is incredibly dry but there is still wonderful walks to do. Plenty birds to see and incredible protea. I was lucky to see the Quiver trees in...More

1  Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Gardens such as these obviously offer different things at different times of the year, but you will find this fascinating and educational at any time. It includes plants from all the arid and semi-arid regions in South Africa with good information along the garden;s pathways....More

Thank GeraldRoos
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

These Gardens are just absolutely beautiful to stroll around in. I went here with my grandparents and it is a must do for both nature-lovers and city-dwellers. So many different species of flora. A must do.

Thank RobsQM
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited the Karoo Botanical Gardens and we absolutely loved it! It offers a new perspective on a truly gorgeous terrain. The garden was clean and an amazing experience.There are lovely walking trails in the area and a wonderful picnic spot

Thank Stacey R
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