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J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens

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Address: Station Ave., Road Town VG1110, Tortola
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+1 809-494-4557
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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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Who knew there were so many varieties of palm tree?!

A beautiful oasis in the heart of Road Town. Beautiful grounds and gardens! My wife and I have toured it twice, a few years apart, and loved it both times. a great break from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Venice, FL
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Venice, FL
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A beautiful oasis in the heart of Road Town. Beautiful grounds and gardens! My wife and I have toured it twice, a few years apart, and loved it both times. a great break from shopping or the beach.

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth visiting to see lots of flowers in one place. Difficult to presetn flora and the impression is of a modest little space with quiet and time to relax.

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Bethpage, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a visit in December 2016. Entry fee $3/adult. Telephone number in their brochure is 1-284-494-4557. Says they are open 7 days 8am-4pm. Has 2.87 acres.

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Bay City, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Hiked up to the garden from the cruise port on a Saturday afternoon to find it closed! Not happy to return to the port without seeing this attraction. No reason as why it was closed that day. Take waterfront road instead of main street for a more relaxed walk. Check times before you go!

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Ventura, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Fun to see the different island vegitation all in one small place, about a city block. Score (3 of 5) is relative to other world botanical gardens. IT gets 5 of 5 for things to do in Roadtown.

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Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

In the town centre, the Botanic Gardens are a pleasant place to wander in the shade. The gardens are well maintained and offer an interesting collection of tropical plants. The recommended route takes about an hour to follow, but of course, if you have time to spare, you can linger for longer!

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Having docked early on a very hot Sunday we decided to walk to the botanical garden in Tortola as the shops were all shut, so no shopping today. Leaving the ship just after 10am we walked to the nearby park and sat for a short while watching the world go by, we the made our way out of town following... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Although many of the flowers have past their peak, we found tons of beautiful plants and blooms to observe. It's a very small Botanical garden but well worth the trip to see Birds of Paradise and an enormous, breathtaking Banyan Tree to name a few. We also saw turtles, fish and tons of lizards! Friendly front office staff helped us... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

We loved it and would recommend it if you get to Road Town! Amazing plantlife and some small animals, turtles, & fish to boot! Not huge, but plenty large enough for a nice walk around the paths and so many varieties of vegetation to enjoy. Peaceful, relaxing, and wonderful.

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Johnson City
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

It's a very easy walk from the cruise ship terminal. $3 entry fee. It's nice but not a very large garden. Worth $3 fee but not if it was more. There wasn't a ton of stuff blooming, but still some interesting plants.

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