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Karoo Desert Garden

Roux Rd, Worcester, South Africa
+27 23 347 0785
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A hidden gem

On the edge of Worcester. There is a small entrance fee, three trails heading into the mountains, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Good place for picnic or hike

Several hiking paths. But come prepared as it gets very hot here. Grass area for picnic. Pay an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Roux Rd, Worcester, South Africa
+27 23 347 0785
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the edge of Worcester. There is a small entrance fee, three trails heading into the mountains, a restaurant and a research centre It was baking hot so we did the shortest trail. It’s well signposted as you don’t want to get lost. Take hat,...More

Thank ToTrebor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several hiking paths. But come prepared as it gets very hot here. Grass area for picnic. Pay an entrance fee.

Thank Kaysten100
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I really enjoyed taking a drive and walking amongst the plants at this Garden. Not very well known I wouldn't think, but well worth the visit. Very affordable and interesting.

Thank DianeLyn
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I have got to go back after there has been rain as this place myst be stunning. It is incredibly dry but there is still wonderful walks to do. Plenty birds to see and incredible protea. I was lucky to see the Quiver trees in...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Gardens such as these obviously offer different things at different times of the year, but you will find this fascinating and educational at any time. It includes plants from all the arid and semi-arid regions in South Africa with good information along the garden;s pathways....More

Thank GeraldRoos
Reviewed 5 July 2017

These Gardens are just absolutely beautiful to stroll around in. I went here with my grandparents and it is a must do for both nature-lovers and city-dwellers. So many different species of flora. A must do.

Thank RobsQM
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We visited the Karoo Botanical Gardens and we absolutely loved it! It offers a new perspective on a truly gorgeous terrain. The garden was clean and an amazing experience.There are lovely walking trails in the area and a wonderful picnic spot

Thank Stacey R
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great visit to this desert garden which shows in different areas a huge diverse variety of plants. Hiking trails for the walkers as well as a small sales area of very good priced plants.

Thank Capetownbrits
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing and unique fona and flora situated in the picturesque boland / cape winelands. Lovely trails and floral displays worth discovering.

1  Thank Francois v
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Jewel of Worcester, Western Cape; Succulent master piece! I have visited this attraction every year and it never fails to mesmerize me. Nature is so spectacular.The position of this Garden is settle between the mountains and consists of mostly Karoo succulents; this part of...More

1  Thank T J W
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