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“Great collection of indigenous plants”

Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

We did not have much time to spend at the gardens, but the time we did was well worth it. The different plants, the river and waterfall ensured a great visit. I would like to see the garden when all the different species of indigenous plants are in full bloom - that must be an amazing experience. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank PieterfromRoodepoort
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A compact but extremely well laid out gardens. Wild baboons roaming freely too. Nice place for a cup of coffee.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

It was a perfect was to spend a sunny winter's day in Betty's Bay. We enjoyed the beautiful scenery and bird life. The park is so well maintained and made hiking in the mountains that much more enjoyable. You don't have to do hiking, there are simple walks through the gardens for those who prefer that. But a great experience and I will be back!

Thank Amy H
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

We just had to visit these gardens as it is claimed to be one of the most diverse botanical gardens in the world, with a massive record of over 1,600 plant species represented here. Near the entrance, on the flatter section, are the cultivated gardens, beautifully maintained with ponds and bridged streams. Further upslope, one encounters the fynbos in its natural habitat, and in the gorges, the ferns and other shade loving plants. The Red Disa is native to the gorges here, flowering in Dec and Jan and after which, the restaurant in the gardens was named.
Walkways ae well maintained and some are wheelchair friendly. Its a must-visit place for any nature lover.

Thank Jilldutoit
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Stumbled to this gem by pure accident. Great park with great layout of the garden. Well maintained and a great walk in nature. The trails outside the formal garden is easy to follow and well maintained. Great spor for picnic.

Thank 148leons
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