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National Botanic Garden of Namibia

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Address: NBRI | Hugel Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Phone Number: +264 61 202 2014
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Natural Gardens

The gardens are natual and not landscaped and planted. Interesting planted garden at entrance with a lot of information.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2015
MoiraDurbanSA
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Durban, South Africa
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South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

The monthly guided walk through the garden with the Botanical Society is awesome! If you go often, you see the changes in each plant over the seasons. Magical. Plus, if you ask, they show you some of the edible plants, so if you ever get stuck in the bush ;)

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Pretoria, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

It is free to visit but no help from the staff. We made our way along the foot paths to the bottle trees and also to the quiver trees. Everywhere there were dead aloes. We could not find someone to ask. And the garden is extremely dry. Yes, we know this is a dry part of the world, but a... More 

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Zilzie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Excellent place to explore. We arrived here close to sunset. The colours of red and orange on the rocks were superb. The quiver trees are so unusual and great to photograph. Well worth a look see

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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The gardens are natual and not landscaped and planted. Interesting planted garden at entrance with a lot of information.

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Dublin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

Despite Namibia having had poor rainfall, and therefore the gardens being dry, this was a great place to drive to on our first afternoon in Windhoek. There are lots of little trails leading through the different types of vegetation found in the country, all with explanations (on signs and on your map). Entry is free, so why not discover a... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015

We went to the botanical garden with quite high expectation (was comparing with Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in Cape Town), but we were not really disappointed, we could come for free, it was small and quite hilly, god for exercising though, the plats are so typical desert plant.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

Namibia has wonderful plans. In the National Botanic Garden of Namibia you will find a good overview and you will get explanation by experts.

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Blankenberge, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

Not to visit in november! everything was dry; should be nice after raining season. Quite a walk to get there.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I don't think many people go here, but it is absolutely with it. You put on some good shoes and go early in the morning. It is an amazing display of the entire Namibian flora and a walk into the heart and soul of the country. Until it gets too hot - which again is the heart and the soul... More 

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Burleigh Waters, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is the place for the Sunday walk or the afternoon before you fly out from the airport / excellent and interesting and take your camera. Good place for coffee as well. Walk with some friends you will leave behind.

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