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National Botanic Garden of Namibia

Nbri | Hugel Street, Windhoek, Namibia
+264 61 202 2014
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A lovely rest

A peaceful and beautiful oasis. It was very dry but full of birdlife & lizards. Beware we were... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
UKfamily123
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Nice Place to see native vegatation & take a walk.

Very well kept and presented, however, there was no staff there to answer questions. The drought... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Kory D
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Davenport, Iowa
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Nbri | Hugel Street, Windhoek, Namibia
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

A peaceful and beautiful oasis. It was very dry but full of birdlife & lizards. Beware we were locked in at lunch time.

1  Thank UKfamily123
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very well kept and presented, however, there was no staff there to answer questions. The drought has done some real damage to this site as well as the general countryside.

Thank Kory D
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Beautifully laid out garden showcasing native trees and plants. All trees and plants are well labelled, all in all a very enjoyable hour or so.

Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 11 May 2017

What a pleasent surprise we got when we visited the National Botanic Gardens in Windhoek! All names of trees and plants well displayed. saw lovely birds there!

1  Thank sandraendawie
Reviewed 14 March 2017

These gardens are free, and it includes a map. They are huge! They appear to be naturally occurring dry/rock gardens, and yet nearly every single plant has a little hand-written form underneath it, including the name of the curator. A wonderful little set of informative...More

1  Thank Anderst04
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The gardens are not exactly full of flowers but they contain typical plants and bushes that you will see on your travels and gives good descriptions and tells you which animals favour eating them too.

1  Thank DaveinNorthWales
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Up the hill away from downtown. Worth a stroll if you have time on your hands. Trees are well labelled and the desert house informative.

Thank wonderwoman72uk
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The garden is small and has excellent paths. Unfortunately I was there in the dry season, but there was still much to see. The Bottle trees were in flower and they really are a sight to behold. The desert house is excellent, it is very...More

1  Thank johnmarais01
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The garden is not too big, and not far from the city center. But as most of it are trees, there is not much to see during the dry season.

1  Thank Karel V
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the Namibia Botanical Garden and were rather disappointed at the state of the gardens. The drought has caused significant impact on the plants and it was sad to see all the aloe trees that died. The koker trees is the only plants that...More

1  Thank JohanVanGreuning
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