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Lowveld National Botanical Garden

off White River Rd, Nelspruit, South Africa
(013) 7525531
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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 its visually spectacular character.
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off White River Rd, Nelspruit, South Africa
(013) 7525531
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Even during the dry season in 2017 the waterfalls were still spectacular. Walking through the gardens there is such a diversity to experience and the amenities are nice. There is even place to rest or picnic or sit in a tearoom and enjoy snacks or...More

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a perfect destination for real people who love nature. The entrance fee was quite reasonable. But the direction sign there get people confused.

Thank Chien Te W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

It is an amazing place to go and just relax. Beautiful gardens and in rainy season the waterfall is breath taking. Love to go and just have a stroll and have a picnic. The mothers day events are also fantastic and so well organised. We...More

Thank salomeh59
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

There are some really spectacular views and scenery here. There is ample parking and the place is very educational. It seems very safe and secure and I would recommend a nice early spring walk here

1  Thank Big_GWP
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We were rather late in getting to the Gardens, owing to our having driven through from Pretoria that day. However, we had a wonderful time, and so enjoyed the visit. There are lovely paths through the gardens, leading to the excellent views of the rivers...More

1  Thank HelenZA
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Decide to go the the Botanical Gardens midweek, nice and quiet, very friendly staff, was able to enjoy the gardens and the birdlife. Would spend more time there, take your time and go down all the paths. The cycads are truly amazing. Well worth the...More

Thank sabieriverbushlodge
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Once inside the gardens the busy city roads around the corner are quickly forgotten - an idyllic garden with meandering paths. The tea garden fairly close to a spacious play area for energetic little ones. Highlight of our family visit was the short Riverside Trail...More

Thank FanieFza
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Really really excellent! Spend some time there. Take a picnic. Walk through to the waterfall. Take pictures if you must but mostly relax - but read the labels.

Thank RovingMike123
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Beautiful gardens just on the edge of the city center. Also has a Snake park and a cafeteria. Little traffic noise.

Thank Rayrabbit
Taki L, Manager at Lowveld National Botanical Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Came here in summer and was impressed with the variety of plant life, even in the heat. It was a nice, scenic getaway from the hub-bub of the surrounding Nelspruit shopping area, and had lots of trees and benches to relax and stay cool in...More

Thank Hailey G
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