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Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

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Mont Fleuri, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
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All reviews coco de mer giant tortoises fruit bats beautiful garden couple of hours trees and plants insect repellent chinese garden enjoyable visit worth a visit entry fee few hours plant life small fee nice walk walk around flora and fauna
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very calm and beautiful place. An easy visit. Gorgeous flowers, trees and pools. The giant tortoises easy to see. The Chinese garddn and Prince Phillip plantation excellent. Green luscious a taste of the rainforest.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I expected a bit more from the botanical gardens especially since the place was recommended in most tourist guides. The map you receive at the entrance is not very accurate. The place could use some renovation, especially the Thai garden. Not all plants are marked...More

Thank Dominika T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful place, if you love nature must be your place to visit! Fresh air, lovely flowers. In general must visit the island not that big but very quite and relaxing place,, a good escape.

1  Thank aleshabrei
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a lush valley near Victoria, these peaceful gardens allow visitors to see many of the special plants of the islands in a mix of formal and wild areas. It's a beautiful place to be and winding paths bring surprise views. We found all...More

Thank Schurenough
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is situated only a few minutes south of Victoria. It costs 100 SAR. There are interesting plants to view including the coco de mer. There are also large tortoises to view/feed.

Thank BELMONTIpswich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an attractive place though not all that large. If you get there before 4pm you can see the giant tortoises. There is a pretty area with water lilies and large boulders behind.

Thank carol s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife and I visited the botanical gardens in our last day in Seychelles Its a very beautiful place, there are lots of tropical trees, its like a small forest where you can walk among the trees and see various plants and sometimes also birds...More

Thank Nati_Biton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely gardens with, to me, lots of unusual plants. Well mqintqined grounds and cheap to get in. The highlight for me was the feeding of the giant tortoises. There were about 30 and this cost you an extra 50 rupees ( less than 3 quid)....More

Thank Elliot W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Botanical gardens in Victoria, Mahe in August 2018. Within less than 10 min drive from the city center it offers the chance to see the typical flora of the Seychelles. Although the day we visited the gardens was quite hot and my...More

Thank MariaV3345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Botanical Gardens in June and enjoyed the many species and displays. The location is an easy walk from the centre of Victoria. The grounds are much larger than first I first thought they would be. The walk in the...More

Thank Keltie D
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shruti16
January 15, 2018|
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Response from Charliechew | Reviewed this property |
Hi We visited the botanical gardens and Valle de mai. We enjoyed both for different reasons . The valley de mail was full of interesting palms and trees, the gardens more flower and plant based. Hope this helps
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lapscorbytravel
September 9, 2017|
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Response from annajeffwalk | Reviewed this property |
Cash only
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shettyganesh930
August 23, 2017|
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Response from Shashi P | Reviewed this property |
It's free for children below 5 years and after wards nomial charge's for everyone.
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