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Lowveld National Botanical Garden

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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...more
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Off White River Rd, Nelspruit 1200, South Africa
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Lowveld Botanical Gardens.Beautiful trees anf flowers.Lovely place to visit for picnic freinds or family or just to get away.Awesome experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nelspruit12
Reviewed February 11, 2019

The place calms you down from all the busy life in JHB, Its very humid though but very nice for a walk with your family

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 3, 2019

The Gardens are well kept and always in an immaculate condition. It is a pleasure to visit the Gardens and very informative. You can take a picnic basket or go to the little Restaurant for coffee. This is a very peaceful place. Try it, you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jacolienn
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This must be one of the best botanical gardens in Africa! Wide variety of plants. Good and well maintained infrastructure . Wonderful atmosphere. Good walking roads. Nice cafe in the gardens. Lots of birds. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Johan P
Lowveld Botanic... G, Manager at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Well said, Johan. We will try our best not to disappoint

Reviewed January 6, 2019

It is a totally worth experience. Beautiful and educational, with clear paths, beautiful waterfalls, a fantastic recreation of a rain forest. Not to be missed

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DalilaDias
Lowveld Botanic... G, General Manager at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Dear Dalila, We are happy you enjoyed and learned from it. Regards

Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We were impressed with the botanical garden. Big area. Wide variety of plants and an impressive rain forest

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

This is pearl among botanical gardens. The waterfall is beautiful and there is a large rainforest part which feels very natural. This is a must to do in Nelspruit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank R T
Reviewed December 22, 2018

I visited the garden on my own (single female traveller 60+) and enjoyed my walk in the calm lush park very much. The full walk from the surprisingly big waterfalls proved to be a bit exhausting in the December heat so I just went back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

This beautiful setting is amazing and peaceful. It's a pleasure to go there and relax. The information boards are great and educational.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SantelV
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Lowveld Botanical gardens is an undiscovered gem. The saying goes, Mpumalanga is South Africa in one Province. We say that the Lowveld is to be found in the Botanical Gardens. Fun and learning for everyone: playstation for the kids, labyrinth for the spiritual sensitive, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lowveld Botanic... G, Manager at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2018

Well said...I agree with you 100%. God was not in hurry when he was crafting Mpumalanga.

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Morning, yes they are open.
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for walking its 2 hours more than enough, if you want something to eat or drink....
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