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Durban Botanic Gardens

Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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Rare plants, exquisite orchids and charity tea parties draw visitors to this botanical garden.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“orchid house” (113 reviews)
“tea garden” (73 reviews)
“scones” (67 reviews)
Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa
+27 31 201 1303
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1 - 10 of 778 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I spend my afternoon here. I really loved walking around in this place, as you see the birds, monkey's and nature you really get relaxed!! The tree's were amazing, like canonball tree and banyun, wow!

Thank Astrid B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful trees with lovely assorted wildlife. Very calm surroundings. Enjoyed a nice milkshake in the cafe. I proper love the monkeys even though other people think they are pests.

Thank shellbow77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens with a great variety of interesting plants & flowers all labelled and many a show of flowers. Pretty pond areas and the beautiful Lotus flower pond is a must, birds are abundant. Have a coffee at the quaint coffee shop that's been going...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the oldest garden in Durban and if is a must visit for all fauna and flora lovers. Unique old trees and beautiful flowers , walkways and lawns. Well worth a visit for sun and nature mix!

Thank Umesh J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am personally a big fan of botanic gardens. Durban Botanic Garden in a gem. I witnessed two beautiful wedding ceremonies while I was there, which added a special energy t the place. I spent three days in Durban, and this was my favorite attraction.

Thank Michel1981
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is more than enough to see in the botanical gardens and always a good idea to feed the ducks with young kids, occasionally concerts are held in the gardens where you can meet all the youth of Durban

Thank Bjørn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love going to Botanical Gardens for a relaxed picnic with friends or family. Beautiful surroundings, good facilities. Bot of natural heaven in the heart of the city

Thank nakatz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This peaceful vibrant and beautiful gardens, away from the busy enviroment of the city. This is a magnificent garden’s ,to have a picnic with family and friends.There are many packages to choose from to have your fuction/ event.The tea garden offers teas and light refreshments.

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a walk through the beautiful gardens down to the lake to feed the ducks. After which we had delicious crumpets and scones in the tea garden. Get there early if you want to feed the ducks, by lunchtime they've all eaten and are...More

Thank C1Hill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The collosal trees in the Botanical Gardens bear witness to the age of the place. You can stroll through them and up to the herb garden which is beautifully laid out. The large pond is a great place to watch different water birds. Children live...More

Thank karencE6275YP
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11 January 2016|
Response from Lunga Z |
do not use public transport.. call a cab/ uber