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SV Botanical History

Did a great tour with Jeffrey. As he has been doing them for almost 30 years, he is very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Botanical gardens St Vincent, one f the oldest gardens in the Western Hemisphere

Experience a brief and exciting walk through nature, where you view a variety of different plants... read more

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Kingstown, St. Vincent
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The Botanical Gardens are one of the most important and popular sites in St Vincent. They are the oldest botanical gardens in the Western Hemisphere (established in 1765) and are also an important conservation site (particularly for the St Vincent...more
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The gardens are one of the most visited places in Saint Vincent. If you are there don't miss this place. Many Indigenous and exotic tropical plants and trees can be found in this 20 acre garden. While you are there you may see a wedding.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Les B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Did a great tour with Jeffrey. As he has been doing them for almost 30 years, he is very knowledgeable. A tour is highly recommended due to the diversity of trees and plants...a number of them more than 200 years old. The range of herbs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Experience a brief and exciting walk through nature, where you view a variety of different plants species and a variety of wildlife species

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited while on a trip from the cruise ship as part of a tour, these botanical gardens are the oldest in the Caribbean, established in 1765, full of numerous trees and plants from all over, including the cannon ball tree and bread fruit tree, also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PNEPete
Reviewed January 6, 2019

If you have failed to spot the rare and elusive St Vincent parrots in the wild, they have a small captive breeding programme here, the birds are startlingly colourful and well worth seeing as they are an endangered species. The gardens themselves are pleasant enough...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank richard s
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best botanical gardens in the Caribbean. They are a pleasure to walk through and there is a huge variety of trees and shrubs. I recommend a guide who can explain what the specimens are and how many of them are natural...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Great area for a walk and picnic on a beautiful day. Parrots are in cages so they are easy to see. Guides for $4 are helpful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

It was very hot and humid. Got a taxi there from the port. $5 us. We were asked to have a guide which at $4 dollar each was a lot as there was 6 in the taxi. It was easy to walk around and see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

We have gardens at home so why visit one while on holiday. The plants for a start and the trees. We were shown the bird sanctuary and we managed to get them talking which was very nice. They have a wedding garden and when in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GMH591959
Reviewed November 24, 2018

This is a beautiful place if you just want to relax and enjoy nature. The Gardens are well laid out and the flowers ar so beautiful. Just spent some time wandering around the grounds and enjoy the beauty of the gardens

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 5, 2018|
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Response from Dook9920 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest any of the taxi drivers will provide an excellent service. They love their island, have a great knowledge of it and very friendly. The area close to the ship can look a little intimidating for the faint hearted... More
November 19, 2017|
Response from GOMS2013 | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are laid out on a hillside so any visit will require some uphill walking mostly on well defined paths. Transport by taxi to the entrance and exits is easy but we entered at the lower end of the gardens and left... More
October 25, 2017|
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Response from HuggieSRL | Reviewed this property |
We walked there but it is not a short walk and from the ferry port to he botanical gardens this is steeply up hill and so not easy if you are not used to walking.