Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens, Betty's Bay

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Garden · Nature / Park
Flourishing between rolling mountains and the coastline, Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens provide a home for thousands of species of plants. Encompassing thick forest, marshlands, and undulating beaches, the verdant landscape is considered one of the most biologically diverse on the continent. As you explore the gardens' meandering nature trails, keep an eye out for South Africa's national flower, the king protea. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Betty's Bay fast, fun, and easy.
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  • One of those bucket list places to do one day. Well, did it and want to go back again. A beautiful trip along the coast to Hermanus from Cape Town and decided to stop here as I had time. R35 to get....  more »
  • I enjoyed the solitude, tranquil walk up to the waterfall, a close encounter with the baboons and a highlight was crossing paths with a small chameleon. Brilliant photo opportunities. The iced coffee....  more »
  • One of my favorite places. Paradise. Quiet, clean, peaceful. Check the weather before going to avoid windy days. Keep your food stored and hidden, the baboon tempt to wander around, but are harmless animals. The nap? Under a tree. Nobody will bother you.
  • Definitely one of our favourite National Botanical Gardens so far! We loved every bit of it. The walking trails are breathtakingly beautiful! You can purchase a map at reception at an additional cost. Gardens are well kept. Well worth a visit.

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