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Obesa Cacti Nursery

49 Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 2120
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Obesa Nursery Graaff-Reinet

When visiting Graaff-Reinet it is well worth visiting Obesa Cactii and succulent nursery. Johan... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MandyStrumpman
via mobile
The Very Best of Graaf-Reinet

This mysterious place is a must for everyone who loves plants, loves art, loves a passion, and can... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
vita713
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Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
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  • Average7%
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“the owner” (18 reviews)
“for sale” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
49 Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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+27 49 892 2120
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When visiting Graaff-Reinet it is well worth visiting Obesa Cactii and succulent nursery. Johan the owner is such an interesting, quirky and fascinating character and is passionate about his nursery . He had many an anecdote and tale to tell and his passion is very...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This mysterious place is a must for everyone who loves plants, loves art, loves a passion, and can recognise it when it is placed in front of him. Johan has created his own lifetimes speciality and he is prepared to share it with us at...More

Thank vita713
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

My friend and I were willing to pay the entrance price but were turned away by the owner because he said he does not allow Americans in his garden. It also explains the Lee Harvey Oswald sign on his entrance gate. This does not reflect...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Apparently there are thousands of different cacti. Lovely walk through just a small part of the huge space devoted to growing this vast array of cacti. Cost is R60 pp or free if you spend R200 on buying cacti, which we did. The place is...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

We visited Obesa Cacti nursery on the recommendation of friends & were not really sure what to expect. The owner Johan was about & he welcomed us to his amazing collection & gave us directions to follow around the gardens. He is very knowledgeable &...More

Thank Dee S
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We would have loved to buy a few small cacti from this nursery. Unfortunately we turned around as each of us had to pay R30 to enter. Amount being R120, could get a refund if you bought more than R200 worth. Such a pity that...More

Thank heineraudrey
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

If you like plants or anything to do with plants this is a must. Even if you don't like plants this is a must. You will get to meet, Johan, the owner, an amazing man. We spent an hour with Johan and about 10 minutes...More

Thank David N
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This Nursery is a must see. They have one of a kind plant species. The gardens are set out like no other.

Thank Cliff R
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

My husband is a prolific collector of rare cacti and succulents - we cannot visit GR without stopping at Obesa.

Thank Joanne B
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I love reading the comments about Johann, it's all in the way people approach life, if you have a closed mind you will be offended by anything and everything. Not only did the Garden blow as away, but we sat with Johann and his youngest...More

Thank Michele R
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