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nice but overpriced

Nice garden, but I have seen more beautiful gardens for less money. We only spent 30 minutes in the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Pleasant but overpriced

We love botanical gardens and have visited many around the world. This garden was well-maintained... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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RN1 l'Hermitage, Saint-Gilles-Les-Bains 97434, Reunion Island
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Nice garden, but I have seen more beautiful gardens for less money. We only spent 30 minutes in the garden and we did it twice.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 123joost
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love botanical gardens and have visited many around the world. This garden was well-maintained and staff were friendly. We were given a map and English translation, which was nice. A little bit difficult to correlate with the map, though. Quite a small garden: we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FSideTravel
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I enjoyed my trip to the gardens (8 euros entrance fee), which is within walking distance from the Lux hotel. The staff are friendly and will provide an English translation for the garden guide on request.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kay987654321
Reviewed 15 January 2018

It's a nice garden where you can enjoy discovering plants, trees, birds, lezards, etc. Be carefull to mosquitos !!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jean R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Reasonable entry price but we found the map on the leaflet quite difficult to follow and were never quite sure where we were. The older leaflet that we were lent had much more useful information about the trees and plants. Could do with a few...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank gwra
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This garden differs from the others on Reunion that it has several resident chameleons (endormis). Some are quite high up in the trees but the staff pointed them out to us.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 12Travellingismylife
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Nice and calm, with a diversity of local and imported plants. Ok for a pleasant stroll but nothing special however and definitely a bit too expensive for what the place offers

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Definitely worth a visit! The plants and trees are well kept and properly named. If you are lucky and have good eyes you can find a chamaeleon or two in the trees. The very friendly staff will always tell you where to look. A good...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank stefan w
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A well designed garden visit with wonderful palm trees. Nothing really exceptional, but pleasant all the same.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank suze312017
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Although not huge the garden has an interesting collection and is a very pleasant spot to spend an hour or so.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank junerose_11
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8/4 Euro