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SSR Botanic Garden

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The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden (SSRBG) covers an area of about 37.5 hectares constituting of various attractions in terms of flora and fauna of both terrestrial and aquatic origins. The origin of the SSRBG dates back to the French...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Royal Road, Parc, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21003
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+230 243 9401
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All reviews giant tortoises water lilies trees and plants guided tour lily pond fruit bats lilly pads few hours lotus flowers worth a visit couple of hours rupees per person local guide insect repellent entrance fee nice walk southern hemisphere
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Reviewed today via mobile

Stopped here for a picnic, lovely tranquil gardens. Guided tours available. Not enough time to see it all.

Thank sharongiltrow
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is worth visiting. Good to spend at least two to three hours in this place. Wear comfortable shoes for ladies as there is allot of walking today.

Thank ashwindhawakieram
Reviewed 1 week ago

The price for entry is 200 roupees and it is not so big. Free parking is located just before entry. You can get a map from the ticket office but it haven't many details. Information about the trees are unclearead and in many place destroyed....More

Thank artsta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a shame... 200 roupees for the entrance is just OK, but tour guide should be included so you can evaluate the trees, plants etc better. The worst is that, although there is a free parking area West of the Park, there are no signs...More

Thank dimitris k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time we have visited Pamplemousses garden. We came here 16 years ago. It was still as amazing all these years later. Although this time I’m a wheelchair user. So how great it was that I was able to wiz through the...More

1  Thank C7513HDwendym
Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden is a peaceful place to visit but not particularly colourful as it mainly trees of which there are many interesting varieties but little in the way of flower planting. The giant waterlillies are one of the main features and quite spectacular. It covers...More

Thank RichardS84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a huge area and I would recommend that you pay the 50 rupees for a guide. There are a large variety of trees and plants that are explained. I found the huge water lilies and the dragons blood tree ( the sap is...More

Thank I_Love_Holidays20118
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited and had high expectations but sadly disappointed. Run down, empty pools, broken paving. Not a place I would recommend

Thank moreholidaysplease87
Reviewed 1 week ago

The SSR Botanical Garden affords a very beautiful day out with nature . On the Motorway north this destination provides a scenic spot. Rates are different for visitors and residents . Guides are also available on entry. Plan for 2- 3 hours to enjoy this...More

Thank Jai Kishen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The SSR Botanical gardens in Pamplemousses in Mauritius is home to the famous giant waterlillies as well as a host of rare plants. We hired a guide at a cost of about $2 per person and she was quite knowledgeable and gave us a detialed...More

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Harry M
11 October 2018|
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Response from Andriy K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are carts with the guide available at additional cost.
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KapilK437
19 October 2017|
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Response from David N | Reviewed this property |
hi there, go with the hotel. or do it online with international rental company. we stayed at So Sofitel and they subscribed to Eurocars. £40 per day..2 days is sufficient to seen sights. Depending on where u stay there might... More
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KapilK437
18 October 2017|
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Response from HRS2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kapiln, I'd recommend you get a guide (there's an older gut who has worked there for 30 years and charges 50 rupees per person) -he walks you around, giving you history and telling you about the medicinal uses of the... More
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