Durban Botanical Gardens

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  • Address: 70 John Zikhali Rd, Durban 4000, South Africa
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 05:15 pm Details
  • Phone: 27-313224021
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Tags: Botanical Garden, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot

Durban Botanical Gardens - Review

These beautiful and precious gardens were brought into being by its curators, who introduced their special botanical interests over a century and a half. Rare cycads, ferns, thousands of orchids, bromeliads, trees and palms all have their dedicated sections. It’s not merely botanists who visit though. Bird-watchers, dog walkers and tea and crumpet enthusiasts alike come to lose themselves in the tranquil pathways of this forest. It’s an excellent retreat from the noise of the city. Wide, manicured lawns and gardens make for excellent picnic spots and aren’t too bad for a few romantic hours either. If you visit during a weekend afternoon, you might be lucky enough to catch a musical performance. For those of you not bringing your own snacks, the tea garden is wonderful.

Durban Botanical Gardens is one of the most popular attractions in Durban and there’s no way that you can miss visiting here, during your trip in this city. As tourists across the globe flock here in huge numbers to this scenic park, it is necessary to book the Durban Botanical Gardens tour tickets, well in advance. While the tickets for Durban Botanical Gardens are available at the ticket counter, you can also get the Durban Botanical Gardens tour tickets. Still have questions? Don’t worry and go through our tickets section and get the detailed Durban Botanical Gardens ticket prices.

Durban Botanical Gardens Information

  • There have been reports of daylight robbery. 

Durban Botanical Gardens Ticket Prices

  • Childrens up to twelve years get in for R105.

Restaurants Near Durban Botanical Gardens

  • Botanical Garden Cafe
  • KFC
  • Curries

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  • Durban Botanical Gardens Address: 70 John Zikhali Rd, Durban 4000, South Africa
  • Durban Botanical Gardens Contact Number: 27-313224021
  • Durban Botanical Gardens Timing: 07:30 am - 05:15 pm
  • Durban Botanical Gardens Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Durban Botanical Gardens(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
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Things to Know Before Visiting Durban Botanical Gardens

  • 95% of people who visit Durban include Durban Botanical Gardens in their plan

  • 34.32% of people start their Durban Botanical Gardens visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Durban Botanical Gardens

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

94.89% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Durban Botanical Gardens

People normally club together Victoria Street Market and Moses Mabhida Stadium while planning their visit to Durban Botanical Gardens.

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  • So often overlooked and perhaps forgotten by locals. In am ever increasingly challenging environment of change the Durban municipality has managed to maintain this little haven in the centre of a busy metropolis. Well done. Security is not an issue as there are security officers patrolling the grounds to give one peace of mind. Lovely to see so many birds in amongst the well maintained gardens with beautiful flower beds. Pack a picnic and go laze on the lawns in this little piece of paradise!

  • Had a lovely mothers day brunch here, it’s beautiful and well taken care of. No ball playing and no tents, the number of chairs allowed are also limited if having a free event. We got to set up and bring our food and had a great time wondering the gardens

  • Free entrance into a beautiful park. It has a couple of small restaurants to eat at or nice grassy areas to picnic on. A lake to feed the geese/ducks. The family had a great day

  • The guided tour we used was amazing and oozed with historical knowledge. Unique trees were hundreds of years old. Trees from other countries like China and India were hundreds of years old.Our Guide was tops with imparting knowledge. I would most deffinitely recommend this guided tour to anyone. We live in Durban and left oozing with knowledge on Botanical Gardens.

  • The oldest and living botanical gardens in south Africa really feeds the soul of its beautiful wonders. From the palm walks to the cycads showing off its orange seeds. It's free entrance and supplies a small cafe. Really worth a visit!

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