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. Arrange to visit SSR Botanic Garden and other attractions in Pamplemousses using our Pamplemousses trip itinerary builder app .
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  • A huge park with native flora and giant turtles. You should take your time 2 hours and walk across the Park. Directly on the highway from Grand baie located south. Large parking area and low entry.
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  • A visit here is a must when in mauritius. A guide is a must as well as there are so many trees, plants Andy wildlife to see. Very educational and well presented.  more »
  • Visited a few years ago, I'm a bit mixed on the last visit. The garden is less well maintained that he was and the flowers and plants are a priori fewer. This time we had a guide. He was super friendly and adapted to the presence of our two children of 3 and 7 years, and he was able to make the visit very enjoyable and informative. The garden remains a must-see on Mauritius, with a small flat on the quality of the care of this garden!
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  • As the name suggests, it is a botanical park Good enough to visit but there aren't exactly any guides or anything
  • Nice place Very clean 200 rupis entrance for adults Toilets are clean
  • Beautiful garden It's better to have a tour guide.
  • A nice park to spend a hot day. You can walk mostly in the shade and enjoy a variety of exotic plants.
  • Nice Garden, a lot to see there.

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