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This Botanical garden is one of my favorites. It has 2 waterfalls hundreds of plants species and lots of paths that are just waiting to be walked. It forms part of a mountain range and what a view from the top. Definitely part of my...More
Although the area is allegedly a unique biosphere, it is interesting that these gardens were funded by the ramshackle developments on the adjacent coastline.
It’s a pleasant walk with several trails to shaded glades and waterfalls but apart from the natural vegetation holds little floral...More
We revisited the gardens after at least a 10 year break, and what a difference we found! The whole area has been redesigned, from new footbridges over the streams, rebuilding of the pathways, and installation of many attractive and informative signboards discussing the flora, fauna...More
We stopped here while travelling from Simon's Town to Hermanus and what a great stop! It was Tuesday 4th Sept and a big surprise that we didn't have to pay to get in. The first Tuesday of the month is free for seniors so more...More
Always a delightful, safe place to visit. I love to walk the two km to the waterfall and back. Good exercise with lots to see on the way. Currently they doing a lot of upgrading, but I did not find it disturbing. A nice place...More
On Friday, 24 August, we visited Harold Porter botanical gardens. We paid R80 for our Family of 5. The gardens were spactacullar and our walk very pleasant. We had a lovely view of the mountain and waterfalls with the sea in the background. We all...More
It's been nine years since our last visit and despite the work, it remains a lovely garden to walk around. Friendly staff, enjoyed a late lunch at the Red Disable and a nice stroll around the garden with good views of Cape Sugarbird. Would recommend
Loads of plants, lovely ponds (now that we have water restrictions any water is a highlight for us), waterfalls, well demarcated paths, trails to suit every hiker - flat ones, steep ones and in between ones. I would recommend to do the Disa hike first...More