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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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It is a regular on our to-do list. A lot of thought and planning went into the original design of the gardens and there are interesting tree and plant varieties to explore. We... read more

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Alan B
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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Nelspruit, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It is a regular on our to-do list. A lot of thought and planning went into the original design of the gardens and there are interesting tree and plant varieties to explore. We have frequented the restaurant on the way to the waterfall lookout. Very helpful and friendly staff. Great venue for parties and functions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting the Botanical gardens for years. Its much more than the name suggests, in addition to the garden theres a long nature trail among forests, waterfalls and hills. We love the hike among the canopy, its never crowded and its peaceful. Particularly after a day at the shopping malls:). Its safe, organized and clean and theres a... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a highlight of our recent trip to Nelspruit. We started with a walk through the rain forest, giving way to the waterfalls with stunning views from a number of look out points. The gardens itself, were a surprise- even in August. The Cycads are out of this world and a must see for nature lovers. Treat yourself with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was transported to a fairytale story. Best for for day walks, and relaxed picnics with family. Well kept and clean keep it up. No dog policy works.

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Thank Sibukhanya
Mpumalanga, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank 182charmainem
Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Lidia J
Mpumalanga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 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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Thank amalic
Alberton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 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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Thank Rob D
Straubing, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

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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