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SSR Botanic Garden

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Closed Now: 08:30 - 17:30
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“water lilies”(123 reviews)
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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 guided tour lily pond fruit bats lilly pads few hours lotus flowers worth a visit golf cart insect repellent rupees per person local guide couple of hours entrance fee nice walk
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful gardens with various plants. The most spectacular was the Giant water lilies which some grew over 1 meter in diameter. Be sure to take some insect repellent for the mosquitoes

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Reviewed yesterday

"it is a nice habbit that you give me 200 rupies for me keeping your car safe". That old man is a fraud and do not give him nothing & inform the front desk about you being harrased in free parking spot. Also when coming...More

Thank absolut2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

These gardens have so much potential to be totally beautiful but after spending a good two hours walking around exploring, I got an overall sense of disappointment. As though the gardens had been left to their own devices. It seemed as thought nobody had bothered...More

Thank Charlotte Louis... H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Park cost 400 Mauritius dollars they do not take any other currency but will take credit cards. Tortoise in a large enclosure appeared to be well looked after. They had shade and water. There were large ones and some baby ones. The Giant Water lilies...More

Thank LYN
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Honestly I really enjoyed this park. It was calm, peaceful and beautiful! Especially compared to the chaos that is Port Louis and driving on the highway! Lolol. Was it the best park ever, no. I am very glad I went, but I wouldn’t go back....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a well kept garden. The Medicinal plant section was a disappointment. There are however other interesting trees and shrubs to see.

Thank Dras N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not difficult to reach, even by public transport. It is full of local plan species and not only. You can enjoy beautifl nature and rest a bit from the sun. Do not forget to bring a good camera with you. You will be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place not to be missed when visiting Mauritius. Our guide was Rajah, he is jolly, funny and experienced. Rajah is well informed about the botanical garden and goes beyond expectation by giving hints on natural plants health benefits! It was a time well spent....More

Thank Keneilwe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is always a very calm and enchanting place to resource oneself. So full of positive vibes and energy.

Thank parvez e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed our trip here , the magnificent trees , the animals , just sorry they did not make the final effort , collecting bags of rubbish and clearing up fallen Palm leaves etc . There is an old house you can visit which could...More

Thank Paul H
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Harry M
11 October 2018|
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Response from Andriy K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are carts with the guide available at additional cost.
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KapilK437
19 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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