Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens, Betty's Bay

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Flourishing between rolling mountains and the coastline, Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens provide a home for thousands of species of plants. Encompassing thick forest, marshlands, and undulating beaches, the verdant landscape is considered one of the most biologically diverse on the continent. As you explore the gardens' meandering nature trails, keep an eye out for South Africa's national flower, the king protea. Start your trip to Betty's Bay by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Lovely hiking trails, the indigenous gardens and a great tea room along the scenic Clarence Drive. An ideal 1-day getaway with the penguin colony nearby.  more »
  • Be it a magic Sunday breakfast or luncheon with a 1 hour stroll,Or a cool 3 hour hike.Harold Porter gardens are a great visit. The 40 min coastal drive alone is Epic and one of the best in the western...  more »
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  • One of my favorite places. Paradise. Quiet, clean, peaceful. Check the weather before going to avoid windy days. Keep your food stored and hidden, the baboon tempt to wander around, but are harmless animals. The nap? Under a tree. Nobody will bother you.
  • Definitely one of our favourite National Botanical Gardens so far! We loved every bit of it. The walking trails are breathtakingly beautiful! You can purchase a map at reception at an additional cost. Gardens are well kept. Well worth a visit.
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