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We had two blind passengers with us.

Disabled persons do not pay entrance fees. As you enter and turn to your right you will see a... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Bennita v
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Ouitting with Seniors

A really Gem beauty in the natural way walks for all and the smells of the vynbos is amazing I have... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Karoo Desert Garden is a very different place than others of its kind due to its arid but special nature and very special succulent variety. In spring it opens up a colourful display of flowers from very special plants. At other times the shear battle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank roelofses
Reviewed November 15, 2018

My wife is a keen gardener and succulent enthusiast. So we made a special trip to Worcester to see this garden. We enjoyed our visit, but maybe our expectations were too high. We did the short walking trail, which has great views overlooking the valley...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tom D
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Just to the north of Worcester, with plenty of parking, we gained entry for 22 Rand per person, were supplied with a map and given some general guidelines from the helpful staff. This was a very hot morning and there are trails that can take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Hard review to rate. The flowers were fantastic and well labelled. Website had said there was a restaurant, arrived on a hot day and found no restaurant - great building but nothing happening. Found someone in office to ask if there was anywhere we could...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank djwithington
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Went as a family outing and enjoyed the Karoo vegetation in all its glory, after the drought the gardens was a sight for sore eyes with flowers blooming everywhere after the good rains. Having visited earlier in the year, the contrast was great. The facilities...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Reuben C
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

I expected flowers and succulents. What I did not expect was a little oasis. My health is not that great but the air was so fresh and invigorating that I managed to do one of the longer hikes no problem. You need to do the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Disabled persons do not pay entrance fees. As you enter and turn to your right you will see a beautiful stone restaurant and a rolling green grass picnic area. The whole Garden is very clean and tidy. We went during the drought in the Cape...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Bennita v
Reviewed June 10, 2018

A really Gem beauty in the natural way walks for all and the smells of the vynbos is amazing I have not seen some much nature in one place

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed May 16, 2018

While staying in Cape Town I made a special trek out to this incredible place and was not disappointed. A fantastic collection of African plants and succulents! Take the time to hike around the outskirts for breath taking views of the Karoo and a chance...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Ashley P
Reviewed April 7, 2018

A botanical garden in its beginning but wonderfully designed and laid out. Will be amazing when all the plants have grown to their full potential. For the price of only 10 rands per adult, it is a cheap way to spend 1/2 day hiking or...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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ron d
August 12, 2018|
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Response from Bennita v | Reviewed this property |
It depends if you are just driving through or walking. The driving is maybe a 15 minute drive depending on how often you stop. You can go to the Worcester Tourism site and ask them to e-mail you a map.