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Lowveld National Botanical Garden

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Address: off White River Rd, Nelspruit, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)13 752 5531
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Description: The Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, ‘grows’ magically out...
The Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, ‘grows’ magically out of the confluence of the Crocodile and Nels Rivers and offers up a magnificent array of nature’s treasures. The two rivers create spectacular waterfalls which give this Garden its visually spectacular character.
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Walk in this botanical garden you get consumed by its tranquility year long. You feel connected to Mother Nature right inside of Nelspruit Town. Weather never ever dissapoints. I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Walk in this botanical garden you get consumed by its tranquility year long. You feel connected to Mother Nature right inside of Nelspruit Town. Weather never ever dissapoints. I have never seen so many types of CYCADS within a walking distance. I can't have enough of it, nice and active waterfalls, few wild life, birds species, grass and trees green... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is an absolute must when you visit Nelspruit. Some "must do" things in the gardens is: see the waterfall, walk over the bridge, walk the rain forest, go to the cycad "forest", see the "Kokerboom". Beautiful place!

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I am a geocacher (refer to www.geocaching.com) and I love this place to cache in. Proper walking routes and much better security.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love the garden the way it arranged and also the breeze of the waterfall, and birds, this place is awesome for the nice picnic and family gathering

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nelspruit
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

beautifully maintained gardens full of indigenous plants with a lot of information on boards. you can walk for 3 hours if you want to on well kept paths, there are security guards posted. its perfect for a picnic, there are a few restaurants where you can have snacks or lunch. it is a wonderful experience walking on bridges through the... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The garden is excellently maintained and provides a real treat for anyone who wishes to come close nature. We were very impressed by the information boards that invites you to read it around every corner. This is truly a botanical garden of international standard.

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Nampula, Mozambique
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Have been taking our kids here since our first was a few days old. Beautiful place for a picnic. Great children's play area and a nice cafe conveniently located in view of the play area! ;)

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This garden is absolutely stunning. It is well looked after and very relaxing. A must see :) If you have a few hours, it is a place to have a picnic. You can buy a brochure with information of the flora and map of the gardens. Nice grounds. Walkways are in good condition. There is also a restuarant there. A... More 

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Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The gardens are brilliant ! Well looked after and very relaxing .A m must to see.THE RESTAURANT CAN IMPROVE IT HAS A LOT OF POTENTIAL THOUGH.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Shop staff appeared not to care whether we bought something or not. No friendly,welcoming,greetings. One shop owner didn't even lift her head up from her computer!

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Address: off White River Rd, Nelspruit, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)13 752 5531
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Nelspruit

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