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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
All reviews giant tortoises water lilies trees and plants lily pond fruit bats guided tour lilly pads lotus flowers few hours worth a visit golf cart rupees per person entrance fee insect repellent couple of hours nice walk southern hemisphere
It is well worth having a guided tour - the guides are really interesting and not very expensive. They do tours in a variety of languages.
Visited 5 years ago and some bits have changed - the house is now accessible. The place would really...More
Interesting garden to visit, which is more than 300 years old. Do take the guided tour as the tour guides provide valuable information on each tree represented in the garden. Take comfortable walking shoes with as one walks long distances.
Very awful experience. Beggars nagging visitors on the parking lot for money leaving a very bad welcome then your famous cashier who is so insensitive and mean. Sorry i disturbed her when she was so busy on the phone. Kindly remove your stickers 'we accept...More
Yesterday we visited again my sister and I and were hugely disappointed at the lack of vegetation. The beautiful plants, crotons, bromeliads, shrubs and different varieties of trees you do see around the Island is really lacking. The lily ponds looked the same only the...More
Despite little bit of mess everywhere, such a lovely place. I recommend to take a guide, but be careful, when paying him at the end. He will try to request horrible price for the service. We payed 100 rupees after arguing for 1 person. The...More
The horticultural garden features giant lily ponds with tadpoles and frogs, fruit bat trees with bats hanging from the branches, lakes with giant turtles and fish, plus trees planted by famous figures including Nelson Mandela and Indira Gandhi.
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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
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 not be any local vendors around.. ie Maritius is very rural in some areas ...hotel, sugar plantations, nothing...
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
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 trees and plants in the park.
You can walk around on your own if you want but I found the man to have so much knowledge.