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Lowveld National Botanical Garden

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Address: off White River Rd, Nelspruit, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)13 752 5531
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The Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, ‘grows’ magically out...

The Lowveld National Botanical Garden in Nelspruit, ‘grows’ magically out of the confluence of the Crocodile and Nels Rivers and offers up a magnificent array of nature’s treasures. The two rivers create spectacular waterfalls which give this Garden its visually spectacular character.

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Our Botanical Garden, has an array of different Trees, Shrubs etc. All named, with their Scientific names. We also have the "Cascades" This is awesome, in the rainy season. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
182charmainem
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Mpumalanga, South Africa
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Mpumalanga, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our Botanical Garden, has an array of different Trees, Shrubs etc. All named, with their Scientific names. We also have the "Cascades" This is awesome, in the rainy season. The water gushes over the rocks, like a mini Victoria Falls! If you love birds, and trees? This is the place for you, to relax, with a picnic basket.

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have a guesthouse just outside Nelspruit (LoerieRoep) and I ALWAYS recommend all my guests to go to there. It's not just another boring, ordinary garden. There are wooden deck paths....hanging bridge over river.....man made rain forest....nursary....tea garden inside and restaurant at the beginning of you walk. And best of all during summer when the two rivers meet there: The... More 

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Mpumalanga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going for so many years and still enjoy the beautiful gardens, walks and picnic.. a place to chill and relax.

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Alberton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful place to visit. It was very quite though.... Maybe because it was a mid week visit... I will return as I found it very relaxing and peaceful.

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Thank Leebass123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Botanical Gardens on 17th June, mid-winter and in the middle of one of our worst droughts ever. What a beautiful and memorable experience. The gardens are still in the most amazing condition. Plants, trees etc are well marked and the entire area is pristine. Well done to all who look after it!

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Straubing, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just Nature youll see Sausage Threes and 100o of other plant even during the week u can go there good luck

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Thank Sascha D
elsburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love it quite fresh air you walk u see al kinds of trees plants the birds chirping then u see some waterfalls but when it isnt flowing ful there are little waterfalls but after good rain and river is flowing great capacity then that whole rocks the water rumble there of then its awesome to watch

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended yoga classes here behind the tea garden, and it was absolutely beautiful! Great setting for a peaceful Sunday morning.

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Thank charlottesenini
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The garden is well maintained, well marked. A lot of effort has gone into the labels. Good viewing points. The main restuaran area is being renovated so there wasn't a shop for souveneirs like t shirts but hopefully that will be availbale after the renovations. The tea garden cafe had simply delicious food but the service was extremely slow -... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Botanical Gardens is a must! ! What a wonderful experience. The largest palms I have ever seen. Beautiful and kept. The gardens are so peaceful and the wooden walkways as well as the other walkways was an experience not to be missed, The family will love it. Tthe kids enjoyed it and the number of people having a relaxing... More 

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