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Durban Botanic Gardens

Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orchid house” (113 reviews)
“tea garden” (75 reviews)
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Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

It is a very good and clean place and it is good for intertainment.I They have lot of different plant species to learn and birds, it is so interesting.Big place that you can use for your functions either

Thank Mlizwana
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Tranquil, full of variety, accessible and easily within reach, the Durban Botanical Gardens is an absolute pleasure to visit. The sense of space and beautiful layout, with a huge variety of "nature's wonders" , including exotic plants and trees, bird life, an exceptional Orchid House,...More

Thank nazirmia786
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The perfect place to photograph nesting Pelicans, Spoonbills and Herons as well as a number of smaller bird species. Well worth a visit - if going on the weekend make sure to get there early (besides the better light) it's nice and quiet too. The...More

Thank North13
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Sit on a bench and read a book in the cool shade of an ancient tree; whilst Spring time birds frolick on the waters edge. The Botanic Gardens is a treat for the senses - an escape from the rat race. A wide variety of...More

Thank Sampanta
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Best place to relax and enjoy the goodness of mother nature. Beautiful exotic gardens and they have the new butterfly corner. Great place for picnic with friends or family or if you just want to relax with a great book. Very pet friendly too and...More

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed August 17, 2016

I love going to the Botanical gardens for a walk and a bit of birding. I enjoy bird photography so always take a camera but it is also a good spot for a picnic with the kids

Thank Anne C
Reviewed August 16, 2016

even though it was not a nice day was pleasant and lots of birds still around . orchids where stunning as usual

Thank kingsrest
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Durban Botanical Garden is a great green space where you can find different kind of trees, plants, and some nice spots where you could take a pic nic or just chill out with some friends. Furthermore there is a small garden of senses, whre you...More

Thank olivehoover
Reviewed August 11, 2016

One of the few outdoor spaces in Durban worth visiting (apart from the beach) its still well maintained and safe. Take a picnic.

Thank Adelemp
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Compared to Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (Cape Town), these gardens are quite small. However, they do have beautiful scenery and tranquil areas with various trees and birds. Some areas on the other hand are not well kept and need care. The tea garden charges restaurant prices...More

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January 11, 2016|
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Response from Chinx259 | Reviewed this property |
Please do not use public transport or walk! Call a cab.