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J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

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Address: Station Ave., Road Town, Tortola
Phone Number: 809 494 4557
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Activities: Birdwatching, Shopping
Description: Established in 1986, this 4.5-acre garden displays a beautiful array of...
Established in 1986, this 4.5-acre garden displays a beautiful array of indigenous and exotic flowers and plants, in addition to the tropical birds that make the Garden's miniature tropical rainforest their home.
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Botanical gardens with such a variety of tropical plants. For the most part they were well marked. Great walk, but go in the cool of the day if you can.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Moss Beach, California
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Moss Beach, California
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Botanical gardens with such a variety of tropical plants. For the most part they were well marked. Great walk, but go in the cool of the day if you can.

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I have been to many botanical gardens and generally love them all. This one being no exception. It was only $3 to enter and beautiful. Such a nice, informative, shady hour or two. Although a little difficult to find (we were driving and had never been there before) and we weren't sure where to park, we got some great pictures... More 

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St. Ann's, Trinidad
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Peaceful place. However, its opening on a weekend is circumscribed by when there's a cruise ship in town.

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manhattan
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I love flowers and plants and so I have visited this Botanical Gardens on more than one occasion. But clearly, due to lack of government funding and upkeep, this is not in the best shape. That said, it is peaceful and lovely and there is a nice assortment of greenery to keep you occupied for an hour or so. I... More 

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I enjoyed the gardens selection, as a horticulturist and it was educational. Signs could be clearer and more specific to the actual plants, and some are hard to identify due to surrounding growth. This garden needs and deserves patrons funding, and more active benefactors, but given its location, I guess they aren't getting a deep commitment, which is a mistake.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I LOVED this little garden. If you arrive by cruise ship, it is a 20 to 25 minute stroll from the cruise ship. The walk is enjoyable there are lots of interesting things to see along the way. One of the nicest things about this garden is that you will NOT have to share it with 3000 other people from... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Went during the month of January, so off season for many blooms. Affordable hour and a half. Well kept. Beautiful spot for pictures.

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Churchville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Fee is $3 but is not what you expect of a class act Botanic Garden. Plants were labeled but not a large variety. Spend the $3 somewhere else.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We were really looking forward to visiting these gardens and were not disappointed; its a lovely spot. Good signage, with lots of information as well as interesting diversions such as ponds and pergolas. Peaceful location and so much to see as we gently ambled around in the heat. Wildlife abounds; butterflies, birds and turtles. Great little gift shop with a... More 

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Forest, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We arrived on a cruise ship for a day's activity. This was our last Island to visit on the trip. It was only a few minutes walk from the downtown area of which I thought looked quite run down unfortunately. This beautiful place offered a few moments of serenity and reflection as well as viewing the unique and beautiful flowers,... More 

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