SSR Botanic Garden, Pamplemousses

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Stroll across the 37 hectares (91 acres) of SSR Botanic Garden and explore the preserved plant life of the Southern Hemisphere's oldest botanical garden. Admire the neatly maintained gardens and their luxuriant vegetation, including the giant water lilies of the park's main pond, abundance of sugar canes, and over 85 varieties of palm tree. Named after the attractive grapefruit tree that grows in the region (thought to have been introduced by the Dutch), the garden boasts decorative plants as well as fruit trees, all giving an excellent introduction to the agricultural and culinary heritage of the island nation. To visit SSR Botanic Garden and other attractions in Pamplemousses, use our Pamplemousses vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • I have hear so much about this garden so my hopes was high. When I arrived I was deeply disappointed in what I saw. The only cool things here was the giant water lilies and Deer Pen, and they couldn't...  more »
  • Just a wonderful day out me and my husband enjoyed it ! worth going to visit so peaceful and loads to see for use to take photos  more »
  • Its good if you have enough time and if the weather is good for a casual walk. Its quite a serene place with all the greenery and the water bodies around. Giant Lily pond quite unique. Nothing more th...  more »
Google
  • A nice park to spend a hot day. You can walk mostly in the shade and enjoy a variety of exotic plants.
  • Great location for a walk. Takes much more than an hour to visit all important locations.
  • Cool relaxing place...with lot of fresh pure clean air. Huge variety of plants.
  • Very greenery environment, extremely relaxing!!
  • Stays behind this garden and when I was a kid, I went there atleast once a week. Love this place.