J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens, Road Town

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Stroll in the shade of the serene J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens and observe the lush tropical plants and exotic animals that live here. Terrapins reside in pools and lizards scurry though the plants, while many colorful fruits hang overhead. Located just a short walk from the port, and not exceedingly large, you’ll manage to see a diverse amount of flora and fauna without taking up the whole day. Be sure to have a peek in the gift shop before you leave. For J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens and beyond, use our British Virgin Islands vacation generator to get the most from your British Virgin Islands vacation.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Someone suggested we visit here and we had time so did. The turtles were there and the highlight. Nice walking path but minimal signage as to plants you were looking at. Map was difficult to follow. T...  more »
  • Very tired botanical garden. Can sit back and relax. A few worthwhile plants. Takes about 1 hour to walk the trails.  more »
  • A lovely peaceful spot to spend an hour or so but how sad that it is so badly cared for. Those who contributed to the various areas would be saddened to see how neglected it is at the moment.  more »
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  • I found this beautiful garden as a great stop in a self-guided walking tour around Road Town from the Cruise Pier. The garden is small but very well maintained and just beautiful and peaceful.
  • Lushly Botanical Garden. I enjoyed here. I took a walk through this round 4-acre showcase of lush plant life. There are sections devoted to prickly cacti and succulents, hothouses for ferns and orchids, gardens of medicinal herbs, and plants and trees. Love the gardens. It worth a visit indeed. ****
  • It's a gas station. It sells gas