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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” (113 reviews)
“tea garden” (75 reviews)
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Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Immaculately kept grounds with endless areas to picnic upon, many pathways and gardens to explore. Safe parking and the staff are always pleasant. Great venue for concerts, open air cinema or just to get some fresh air and walk the dog.

Thank leighLiebenberg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice to have a stroll through the garden. Popular with families. Good place to unwind. Photographers will enjoy this venue

Thank Chinx259
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The greenery of the botanical garden gives rest to your eyes.Its beautiful and serene.It has a good collection of various trees ,flowers,herbs and shrubs.There are two Baobab trees which are native to Africa only so do not forget to see them,huge palm trees ,fever tree...More

Thank Namitasanjay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a treat to take a walk in the beautiful Botanic Gardens, No matter how many times I have been there I always enjoy it. Lovely to take the children for a walk looking at the old trees and stunning flowers. Having a picnic at...More

Thank geyserhv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Botanic Gardens is beautiful relaxed venue to spend a couple of hours, lolling around on your picnic blanket with good wine and a great book. Also the concert in the parks are great value for money and a chance to enjoy local and sometimes international...More

Thank shirleysh2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a very old botanic garden and so the trees are huge ! A very nice and quiet place in Durban, close to more noisy and dirty streets.

Thank Paulo97460
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spend my afternoon here. I really loved walking around in this place, as you see the birds, monkey's and nature you really get relaxed!! The tree's were amazing, like canonball tree and banyun, wow!

Thank Astrid B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful trees with lovely assorted wildlife. Very calm surroundings. Enjoyed a nice milkshake in the cafe. I proper love the monkeys even though other people think they are pests.

Thank shellbow77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens with a great variety of interesting plants & flowers all labelled and many a show of flowers. Pretty pond areas and the beautiful Lotus flower pond is a must, birds are abundant. Have a coffee at the quaint coffee shop that's been going...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the oldest garden in Durban and if is a must visit for all fauna and flora lovers. Unique old trees and beautiful flowers , walkways and lawns. Well worth a visit for sun and nature mix!

Thank Umesh J
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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.