Limbe Botanic Garden, Limbe

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Learn about wildlife and relax at Limbe Botanic Garden, a popular recreational area at the foot of Mount Cameroon. Spanning over 52 hectares (128 acres), the garden features several well-marked trails leading through abundant wildlife--sorted and labeled--as well as a small zoo with gorillas, red-eared guenons, Preuss monkeys, and chimps. Created in 1892 by a group of German horticulturalists, the area originally served for the acclimatization of new plant species as well as an agricultural training center for Cameroonians; today it includes a variety of native orchids, aquatic plants, and Cameroonian wild fruits. Informed local guides will provide detailed knowledge about every plant. Prepare to encounter some curious monkeys, and look for the century-old trees along the river. To visit Limbe Botanic Garden on your trip to Limbe, use our Limbe trip builder site .
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  • Beautiful grounds, but a little refurbishing can't hurt. Especially beautiful with rainy season I think. You have to pay extra for making pictures. With a guide is the more interesting
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  • 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...  more »
  • disappointment for the visit of the expensive parc.tarif for not africain.parc not entretenu.supplement camera foto .everything is organized to empty your wallet.
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  • Its one of the best natural garden you can find around Africa. It has all category of plants. The workers there are just the best , ready to help you find what you want at the garden at any point in time. Its a great place to visit.
  • I've been there a couple of times and it is a very quiet, peaceful and comfortable environment. It provides enough quiet and space for a family outing or even a birthday party. The best thing about the place is that it is very educational because there are different kinds of plants there with different names helping us to be familiar with nature
  • It's cool and refreshing. Keeps one close to nature and relaxing...
  • Once a precious site, now abandoned t dilapidate. Too much mosquitoes
  • It is cool n calm with beautiful plants and trees. It is full of nature
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