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SSR Botanic Garden

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Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanic Garden (SSRBG) covers an area of about 37.5 hectares constituting of various attractions in terms of flora and fauna of both terrestrial and aquatic origins. The origin of the SSRBG dates back to the French...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Royal Road, Parc, Pamplemousses, Mauritius 21003
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+230 243 9401
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All reviews giant tortoises water lilies trees and plants lily pond fruit bats guided tour lilly pads lotus flowers few hours worth a visit insect repellent golf cart rupees per person entrance fee couple of hours nice walk southern hemisphere
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unlike anything I have ever seen it is beautiful and unique. The gardens offer what I would say a crafted Forrest with very nice tree lines and photo ops. But make sure you bring mosquito repellent

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Christopher v
Reviewed 4 days ago

very nice botanical garden with a lot of types of flowers, trees and plants I recomment the visit Price 200 MUR per person

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eva P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely botanical gardens set in the north of Mauritius. Well worth spreading a morning or an afternoon exploring.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take a guide who leads you to the most important areas of the garden. Alone you wouldn't understand the spieses etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anu A
Reviewed 4 days ago

it has very old trees and unique variety of plants. Love the lotus pond. Also noticed there were hundreds of bats on the tree above. Place worth visiting while in mauritius

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ushacan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The botanic garden is a great chance to see a wide range of plants, primarily trees. Take your repellant or buy one at the ticket office. There are myriads of moskitos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 21juergenr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you’re travelling got the botanical garden there is a LARGE car park belonging to the botanical gardens that is that least TWO ACRES in size and FREE to use! However, I’ve noticed that some tourists approach the garden from the South or miss the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jim2047
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the gardens in mid-January on a small guided tour. Saw many species of palms and trees from around the World. Highlights were probably the giant water lilies which are apparently large enough to support the weight of a small baby. Allow a couple...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MAVIS62
Reviewed 6 days ago

As is to be expected in a tropical paradise these gardens are exotic.It's a good place to spend a couple of hours.You can visit the gardens on your own but we decided to join a guided tour which lasted about an hour.The guide was informative...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank santpedor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a taxi from our hotel at Grand Baie to visit these iconic gardens. Well worth a visit TAKE ALONG INSECT REPELLENT OR YOU WILL BE BITTEN!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mpsegan53
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Harry M
11 October 2018|
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Response from andriyk364 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are carts with the guide available at additional cost.
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KapilK437
20 October 2017|
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Response from davidnZ7170TP | Reviewed this property |
hi there, go with the hotel. or do it online with international rental company. we stayed at So Sofitel and they subscribed to Eurocars. £40 per day..2 days is sufficient to seen sights. Depending on where u stay there might... More
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KapilK437
18 October 2017|
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Response from HRS2017 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kapiln, I'd recommend you get a guide (there's an older gut who has worked there for 30 years and charges 50 rupees per person) -he walks you around, giving you history and telling you about the medicinal uses of the... More
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