Durban Botanic Gardens

Description

Situated on the eastern slopes of the Berea ridge, Durban Botanic Gardens is renowned for the rarest original specimen of a plant in the world – a cycad named Encephalartos woodii.

Initially the garden grew experimental tropical crops but today the extensive offerings include the herbarium, orchid house, cycad collection, a garden for the blind and a tea garden.

Along with an extensive collection of South African cycad species, a highlight is the Orchid House, best viewed during spring.

Guided tours are on offer but it’s essential to book well in advance. The charity tea garden is open from 09:30 – 16:15 daily.

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Accommodation near Durban Botanic Gardens

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Botany Bay Lodge |
from R710
1 night, 2 adults

Botany Bay Lodge

Sleeps 9 Berea Guest House in Berea
0.18km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Botany Bay Lodge offers friendly, relaxed accommodation with an afro-colonial setting, situated righ...

Pastel Guest House |
from R580
1 night, 2 adults

Pastel Guest House

Sleeps 16 Musgrave Self-catering in Musgrave
0.32km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Pastel Guest House is situated in the lovely old residential area of Musgrave, Durban. The guest ho...

Gladdington Hotel |
from R920
1 night, 2 adults

Gladdington Hotel

Sleeps 96 Musgrave Self-catering in Musgrave
0.41km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Gladdington Hotel is a stylish and modern hotel offering accommodation for families in luxurious sel...

Sica's Guest House Musgrave |
from R920
1 night, 2 adults

Sica's Guest House Musgrave

Sleeps 18 Berea Bed and Breakfast in Berea
0.50km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Set in the prestigious Berea suburb of Durban and within walking distance of the chic Musgrave Centr...

Coweys Corner |
from R750
1 night, 2 adults

Coweys Corner

Sleeps 12 Essenwood Bed and Breakfast in Essenwood
0.66km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Coweys Corner is a Victorian-style residence, featuring high ceilings and lots of space, and ideally...

Mandulo Guest House |
from R790
1 night, 2 adults

Mandulo Guest House

Sleeps 22 Musgrave Self-catering, Musgrave Bed and Breakfast in Musgrave
0.72km from Durban Botanic Gardens

A beautiful house situated nicely in a quiet environment with beautiful scenery. Vegetation is thick...

The Heron Guesthouse |
from R900
1 night, 2 adults

The Heron Guesthouse

Sleeps 15 Berea Guest House in Berea
0.72km from Durban Botanic Gardens

The Heron Guesthouse is situated in the heart of an upmarket area of Durban in Berea/Morningside. T...

Mesami Hotel |
from R660
1 night, 2 adults

Mesami Hotel

Sleeps 54 Musgrave Bed and Breakfast in Musgrave
0.83km from Durban Botanic Gardens

This contemporary eco-hotel is situated on Durban's Berea. It is within walking distance of the upm...

Nomads Backpackers |
from R312
1 night, 2 adults

Nomads Backpackers

Sleeps 37 Musgrave Backpacker in Musgrave
0.94km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Our lively lodge is located in the heart of Durban and it offers a range of accommodation. Relax ou...

Andaluz Boutique Hotel |
from R750
1 night, 2 adults

Andaluz Boutique Hotel

Sleeps 10 Essenwood Boutique Hotel in Essenwood
1.02km from Durban Botanic Gardens

Ideal for the business executive or tourist, we offer high quality accommodation, full breakfasts, a...

 
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