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Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
Sydenham Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have now been visiting the gardens on & off for nearly 60 years, and would recommend it to anyone who wants a nice relaxing couple of hours amongst nature, but very close to the City centre.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gfilen
Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the sunshine in this beautiful city it is a crime to not visit the Botanic Gardens. Ideal for a family picnic or just a place to hangout with your friends. They host concerts from time to time which is also great, listening to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Siqalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extraordinary garden, where you will be able to see a lot of South-African flora. Even some animals wonder around in this garden and are very well accustomed to visitors. Do not miss the display of the orchids

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had free admittance which amazed us. Great signage. An orchid house. The lake had all manner of birds nesting and flying in and out. I had never seen cycads growing before and found there history fascinating. I could have spent longer here just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LindaH7071
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 African female employees super rude and unhelpful, they are found at the area where you purchase your ticket, very very bad service

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Navigate64380926537
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must visit the Botanic Gardens when in Durban , there is no entrance charge and you can spend as much time as you desire for a photo shoot or just to enjoy the surroundings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PaulDurbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited because we were staying near by. What a treat! Entry free - well maintained - lots of variety - lovely wind chime - birds in the lake.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TAJagain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Durban’s Botanical Gardens offers a tranquil day out amongst the impressive collection of flora. It is a great place to take a walk/wander and the. Settle down with a picnic.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank A L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A designed and array of indigenous plants and trees. Grab a book and picnic basket and escape the hustle and bustle of the city and head to the botanic gardens, its a tranquil peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. If you like support the coffee shop that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachael R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time in botanical gardens with a group of high school friends. The place is so natural you want to stay there for day. I highly recommend this place to nature lovers. I am definitely coming back here next year.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Muengedzi R
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Response from Chinx259 | Reviewed this property |
Please do not use public transport or walk! Call a cab.