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Seychelles National Botanical Gardens

Mont Fleuri, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 670 537
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Giant turtles, coco de mer and a relaxing spot

We took the opportunity to visit to escape the heat and were very happy. Pleasant atmosphere and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pan P
Tropical hidden gem with the fun of feeding giant tortoises

We really enjoyed our visit. We headed straight to the giant Aldabra tortoises where our son loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kate G
Nhulunbuy, Australia
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Mont Fleuri, Victoria, Mahe Island, Seychelles
+248 4 670 537
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the opportunity to visit to escape the heat and were very happy. Pleasant atmosphere and although small there were many many floral species to enjoy. Most of all we enjoyed seeing the coco de mer and of course the giant turtles (that were...More

Thank Pan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit. We headed straight to the giant Aldabra tortoises where our son loved feeding them. The staff were pleasant and helpful and lots of information boards. Next stop was the cafe and then the orchid garden. Our son read the map...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just didn't understand the place . no good sign boards , the map which was given at the gate with ur entry fee was like a gigzo puzzle . understood nothing from it . not all the plants and trees are marked , saving...More

Thank sanjayramchandran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Seychelles National Botanical Gardens are very interesting, not only consisting of some local specimens (for instance, coco de mer), but also (and I think the main attraction is) Seychelles tortoises (Aldabra giant tortoise)! Make sure to bring mosquito repellent with you. There used to...More

Thank spg-san
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolute worth visiting when in Mahe! A lush and peaceful garden where you can see beautiful and rare flowers and green plants. And of course the famous and rare Coco De Mer coconut plant. It was also fun seeing the big turtles in the park,...More

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you enjoy tropical vegetation, birds and huge fruit bats. Beautiful trees and a small cafe to rest your weary feet. Definitely worth visiting and feeding the giant tortoises.

Thank Hazel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nicely presented and maintained botanical garden, very mature and laid out in a series of areas to suit your interests, including partnership gardens developed with China, Thailand etc. Includes the obligatory coco de mer palm which is not common on Mahe island. Pleasant cafe...More

Thank MarkandDebbieLucy
Reviewed June 18, 2017

the only durian tree with no one seems to care in Seychelles. Eat 'till you drop there for free. The best durian ever ( coz for free lol )

Thank Agustinus A
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Very nice to place to visit and spend time It is nice to see the giant tortoises and feed them The draw back is there is no guide to take you around You need to spend at least 3-4 hours A battery operated could be...More

Thank Uday3027
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Nice botanical garden but worth a visit. The coco de mer, the tortoises, and the orchid garden are the highlights. The other flowering and non-flowering plants are beautiful and so different. It may a bit much for the elderly as some of the walkways are...More

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May 27, 2016|
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Response from Martin_020316 | Reviewed this property |
08.00 to 17.00 hrs
Salma R
June 12, 2015|
Response from 138,500,423 | Reviewed this property |
Visited in November / December 2015 Garden is open on all days.... Timings: 8 am to 5 pm Entrance Fee: SCR 100 Debit & credit cards are accepted for payment How to go there: 1. Walk It is at 15 minutes walk from... More