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Attractions & Things to Do - General Natural Attractions
 
 
Lowveld National Botanical Gardens
 
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Nelspruit

Coordinates:

30.96688,-25.44612

 
 
 
One of 9 Botanical Gardens in South Africa, it is the Lowveld Botanical Garden that possess one of the largest South African fig tree collections. Home to the largest man-made African Rain Forest it lies in an area of approximately 160ha on both sides of the Crocodile River and the two sides are joined by two bridges. Enter The Garden from the East by crossing a suspended pedestrian bridge with a view of the Cascades Waterfall and entrance into the African Rain Forest or use the western entrance when you cross the Crocodile River via the road bridge. The Garden has dedicated conservationists who plays a vital role in managing the threatened plants programme for Sanbi. This Garden also played a critical part in establishing a cycad gene bank. From the N4 into Nelspruit take the R40 towards White River. The turnoff is located in the center of the Riverside Park Precinct.