We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

National Botanic Garden of Namibia

Closes in 26 min: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
Nice Variety of Plants of Namibia

This is an out-of-the-way place that we enjoyed one morning. If you're an outdoor enthusiast or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kaye N
Provo, Utah
Nice place to see some plants endemic to the region

This is a nice place - FREE as well - to see some plants that are endemic to this part of Africa... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Palo Alto, CA
Read all 72 reviews
All photos (13)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
Closes in 26 min
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Nbri | Hugel Street, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 202 2014
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Windhoek
from $926.90
More Info
Reviews (72)
Filter reviews
56 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews trees and plants indigenous flora botanical overview endemic drought namibia nature
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 56 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

This is an out-of-the-way place that we enjoyed one morning. If you're an outdoor enthusiast or someone who enjoys plants, go to the garden. It's free and it's a peaceful place to wander and see the plants of Namibia. We saw a tortoise, a rabbit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kaye N
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a nice place - FREE as well - to see some plants that are endemic to this part of Africa. The only thing is that since we went in the dry season, a lot of the plants were withered. I suspect that come...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank devout_hindu
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We visited in September, when the gardens are not at their best, but there was still lots to see in terms of birds & wildlife.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WheezeyFox
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The botanical garden is a haven of peace and quiet in the middle of bustling Windhoek. Here you can wander among many different kinds of indigenous plants and trees. We found a beautiful leopard tortoise in our garden and brought it here where it can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank HannekeDempsey
Reviewed July 9, 2018

a moment of breath taking it was, i never really thought Namibia had so many plants and succulent. my visit to the open up my eyes

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Joseph K
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Excellent viewing of trees and plants. The guy was friendly and you can buy a drink from the home. This is a must when you visit Namibia and Keetmanshoop.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank minnieellen
Reviewed November 2, 2017

This is a lovely walk through, some climbing, not what I expected but a good overview of what Namibia and the desert would look like before our safari, interesting

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank suestevenson2015
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A peaceful and beautiful oasis. It was very dry but full of birdlife & lizards. Beware we were locked in at lunch time.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank UKfamily123
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Very well kept and presented, however, there was no staff there to answer questions. The drought has done some real damage to this site as well as the general countryside.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Kory D
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Beautifully laid out garden showcasing native trees and plants. All trees and plants are well labelled, all in all a very enjoyable hour or so.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank KitRaetsen
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Hotel Heinitzburg
430 reviews
.23 miles away
Hilton Windhoek
1,619 reviews
.48 miles away
Hotel Pension Moni
114 reviews
.55 miles away
AVANI Windhoek Hotel & Casino
625 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 159 nearby restaurants
359 reviews
.49 miles away
Craft Cafe Windhoek
317 reviews
.58 miles away
JoJo's Music and Arts Cafe
80 reviews
.55 miles away
Heinitzburg Castle
164 reviews
.24 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 107 nearby attractions
Namibia Craft Centre
270 reviews
.58 miles away
597 reviews
.43 miles away
Maerua Mall
60 reviews
.85 miles away
National Museum of Namibia
449 reviews
.35 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from National Botanic Garden of Namibia staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines