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Address: Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Mauritius (Formerly Royal Botanic Gardens Pamplemousses)
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: This sixty-acre garden features a pond of Victoria amazonica lilies and an...
This sixty-acre garden features a pond of Victoria amazonica lilies and an extensive collection of palms including the Royal Palm, Brazilian Queen Palm, Raffia Palms and the Chinese Lady Palm.
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Unique Botanical Garden in Indian Ocean

When visiting Mauritius ,if you love or appreciate nature endemic , this place is a must .It has not been easy to maintain and replant certain plants due very weather ,cyclones or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Never one to pay for things that we don't think we need, on this occasion we decided to pay one of the park guides and it was definitely worth it. The things we would have missed had we just ambled around on our own. Absolutely worth paying a guide!!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We were taken here by our friends who are from Mauritius they like to visit the grdens.The place does need a bit more care putting into it, some plants are in need of attention. The most spectacular plant was the giant water lily pads- Huge!!! I've seen similar at Kew Gardens but these were enormous.There are a nice variety of... More 

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australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

When visiting Mauritius ,if you love or appreciate nature endemic , this place is a must .It has not been easy to maintain and replant certain plants due very weather ,cyclones or severe drought for the past years, nevertheless are regaining their beauty specially the giant nenuphars,water lilies. there is also the Talipot a giant kind of palm tree that... More 

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Hungerford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The collection is mostly trees and we found it fairly uninspiring although it was winter so it could have just been the season. Everything just seemed to be neglected. This would certainly be a wonderful place to visit on a hot day to escape the heat, but as a botanical garden it was disappointing.

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Mosta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our visit was one of the highlights from a South Tour of Mauritius and believe me, no regrets at all! The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical, commonly known as the Pamplemousses Botanical Garden is situated in the same village name. It covers an area of around 37 hectares. This garden, ranked third among all the gardens that could be admired over... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It is worth combining this attraction with a visit to Port Louis Waterfront and Market. The gardens is a 15 minute bus ride away from the Waterfront and can be visited once you have seen Port Louis. We went there on a wet day, but continued to remain positive as I longed for the sun to come out so that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went there in an afternoon by engaging a very humorous and knowledgeable guide Mr Mann. It's a pity that we went too late and have toured probably only 25% of the area as it closed at 5pm. If you like green plants, walking, natures, you must pay a visit here while you are in the north, i. e. Port... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

its a very nice place but unfortunately it lacks a nice restaurant or food corner. you can get food outside but the stalls are not appealing!!! but the garden is very nice. it has a very big pond with much fish in it. if you have stress its such a good place to relax

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Took in this as part of a tour by Summertime. Guide and driver were excellent. Botanic Gardens beautiful with a range of stunning plants, would have liked more time to see more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Although Mauritius is known for it's beaches, a trip to the capital Port Louis is worth a day visit and coming to this botanical garden is a refreshing change from the tropical beaches

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Address: Pamplemousses, Port Louis, Mauritius (Formerly Royal Botanic Gardens Pamplemousses)
Location: Africa  >  Mauritius  >  Port Louis District  >  Port Louis
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

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