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If in Limbe, yes worth it. But dont go to Limbe for it.

First of all. many post show ocean view??? its inland., Visit Takes 1 hours, 1.5 max. Take a... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Eric M
Needs some attention

The site of the gardens is beautiful. But it’s a park, not a botanic gardens! No signage, no tree... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

First of all. many post show ocean view??? its inland., Visit Takes 1 hours, 1.5 max. Take a guide! Mine was Samuel. Very knowledgable. The medicinal part is a little long but it's the first area. It will go quickly after. Prices are : entrance...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eric M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The site of the gardens is beautiful. But it’s a park, not a botanic gardens! No signage, no tree names, zero attempt to educate. CFA1000 entry, a further CFA2000 if you want to take pictures (even on your phone). How about telling the story of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Matvl
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Attractive gardens worth an hour of your time to wander . I liked the west African medicinal herb plant section .

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank rosade
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We stopped in Limbe with a cruise group. Very well maintained botanical garden with good staff. After first visit - returned for a cultural show at the garden. Very nice.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Radarman123
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Our guide, Adolf, was very informative, told us all about this fertile garden, where they preserve plant and tree species that have medicinal or other qualities. It is a beautiful place - bring long pants and bug spray.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Elaine K
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I had an amazing visit to the Limbe Botanic Garden. After Down Beach, this is a MUST. I had previously gone there with friends, and we had just wandered around, loving every part of it, as it is a gorgeous place. This time, we hired...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Pretty amazing selection of trees an plants, several well over 100 years old. Without a guide, we would have totally missed nearly all of the interesting trees; ironwood, nutmeg, coffee, starfruit, ficus, yohimbe, and many palms. Intreresting medicinal uses for many plants too. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Gary M
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We loved walking through the gardens at this sanctuary for fauna . There are amazing century aged trees and buildings. We enjoyed getting of the path and walking by the river where we found manificiant trees.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank alisongM6424ID
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We were visiting Cameroon with one of my best friends, who is from Cameroon. She was shocked at the state of the gardens, but we nevertheless had a superinteresting experience. The guide we had knew everything about every tree. I was down with a cold...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Josta W
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I read the other reviews and agree that the signage and general information could be better. However, it a lovely way to pass a few hours walking through a cared for garden that has a large array of fascinating plants and runs alongside the river....More

Date of experience: September 2015
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