The botanical gardens were set up in the 1920s, and there is a strong sense of English formality about some of the area, with flowerbeds, swathes of grass to lie on, and families enjoying time out. There is also an extensive display of orchids, butterflies, a walk-in aviary and a lot of relatively untouched forest where you could wander for a long time. There are a lot of butterflies in the forest (and no doubt snakes as well) of all sizes, shapes and colours. It is a little way out of town, but worth the effort and the small entrance fee.
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