Guyana Botanical Gardens, Georgetown

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#3 of 9 in Parks in Guyana
Become acquainted with Guyana’s varied nature at Guyana Botanical Gardens, a recreational park with an extensive collection of plant and animal life. Established in the late 19th century, the landscaping of the garden took 35 years to complete and was undertaken from start to finish by English gardener John Frederick Waby. A number of canals, kissing bridges, bandstands, and ponds dot the gardens, housing varied species of plants such as lilies, palms, lotus, and the national flower of Guyana, the Victoria Regia Lily. Animals at the park include jaguars, manatees, toucans, owls, tapirs, giant otters, and capuchin monkeys. Plan a Georgetown trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • I didn't have high hopes for the zoo so I wasn't disappointed. The animals were well fed and in decent condition but it was still kinda sad. The people working the zoo were friendly enough and seemed ...  more »
  • Great place. Go with a group or a guide. We saw many birds. Stayed at Cara Lodge. Close by. I heard it is not safe to go alone. But no one seemed to bother us. We were in a birding group.  more »
  • Visited with my young kids to get them out of the house and away from their damn iPads. Cost me $400 for 5 kids & I. Somewhat spiked by lots of annoying touts out the front hustling for business. None...  more »
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  • It was pretty. It was also very clean. The zoo was a bit disappointing. But I loved the fact that there were manatee under the famous Kissing Bridge. I was able to touch one which was the best experience for me.
  • Nice and pleasant atmosphere. The gardens is more busy on Sunday. Nice to take the entire family. I go there very often.
  • I am going out to Botanical gardens tomorrow afternoon with my family and friends to be with me πŸΉπŸ”πŸ—πŸ–πŸ§€πŸ€πŸ•πŸžπŸŒ°πŸ±πŸ πŸ¨πŸ¦πŸ‘¦πŸ‘§πŸ‘¨πŸ‘©πŸ‘΅πŸ‘΄πŸ‘ΆπŸ‘±πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ’‘πŸ‘ͺπŸ–’. Don't worry about it guys we will come, right now today my mom birthday party at home
  • Love my home haven't been there 50yrs
  • Beautiful and relaxing place. Employees are very helpfull. Havent found a toilet tho.
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