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Durban Botanic Gardens

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Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orchid house” (115 reviews)
“tea garden” (77 reviews)
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Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely peaceful gardens with beautiful trees. Good place to enjoy nature in the middle of Durban. Lots of birds too

Thank David R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well kept and attractive gardens. Lots of interesting plant and bird life. Very relaxing to walk around

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the ideal place to unwind the gardens are beautifully kept and clean. Lovely for children to explore. The plants are magnificent and you can only dream of having a garden like that. What a wonderful sanctuary in Durban. Worth every minute, hour or...More

1  Thank 403niccy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect place to chill and unwind after a hectic week at work. Gorgeous plants and flowers. Great place to spend quality family time. Can even carry your own food for a wonderful picnic. Keep up the good work at the amazing park !

1  Thank stelectrical
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean, beautiful, well looked after place where one can go to clear their head. I definitely recommend it. Whether you're alone or in a group.

1  Thank nontandocele
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely and peaceful place to stake a stroll and relax. get to see some beautiful flowers and trees. Its a great place to meet up with friends and have a relaxing picnic too.

1  Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My family and i went to botanical gardens Sunday afternoon. What peace and tranquility. The ladies working in the tea room were very friendly and speedy with the service. Keep up the excellent work. .

1  Thank Therais D
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The place is very beautiful. The trees, flowers, grass, birds, everything. the place needs to have tour guiders though.

1  Thank Makhoba
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We did a private tour of Durban and made a special point of visiting the Durban Gardens. We enjoyed our stroll. The gardens were tidy and pathways good. Not as much flora as we had expected and whilst the orchid house was very good it...More

1  Thank TaurangaTrout
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful setting with amazing plants and flowers that will calm your soul. Easy walkways so that even the elderly can enjoy the time there.

Thank Salome M
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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.