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Jardin de Balata

KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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Well worth a trip

We hired a car and drove up the centre of the island. You get to see these lovely gardens which are... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Beautiful garden, must seen! :)

It is a must seen place if you visit Martinique. The atmosphere of this garden is amazing due to... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Zengő N
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Just discover the most beautiful flowers, trees of martinique in the best creation of jean philippe thoze throught the visit of his grand mother property
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KM 10 Route de Balata | Km 10, Fort-de-France 97234, Martinique
+596 596 78 41 73
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

We hired a car and drove up the centre of the island. You get to see these lovely gardens which are set out very well and blend in with the surrounding countryside. If you arrive reasonably early you should get to see the hummingbirds at...More

1  Thank sleepybexhill
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It is a must seen place if you visit Martinique. The atmosphere of this garden is amazing due to the wonderful flowers and hummingbirds.

1  Thank Zengő N
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Superb tropical garden. The suspended tree walkway was scary but worth doing. Great variety of trees and spectacular flowers.

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We visited the garden as part of a cruise excursion. The garden was a good size - you didn't have to feel like you had to walk around for hours and hours. It was beautiful and we loved looking at the different plants and flowers....More

Thank MsMNyc
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had a wonderful three hours or so, wandering around the botanical gardens. We took an accoustiguide which added some fun and extra information. Even though it get's a lot of visitors, it doesn't feel crowded. Especially if you can set your own pace (slowly) and...More

1  Thank larissakorporaal
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Beautifully set botanical garden with local and Asian flora. Very picturesque and almost surreal. Theres a suspended canopy walkway through a part of the garden but very easy and highly recommend. Restaurant on site too but we didn't visit

Thank Krysztof J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The gardens are beautiful and the drive from Fort de France to get to the gardens is equally enjoyable. With that said we walked through the gardens in less than hour (we did not do the audio tour). The tree walk was extremely fun and...More

2  Thank dchen666
Reviewed 14 April 2017

These gardens were fascinating. Well laid out with varieties of plants and trees that we had never seen before (and one of our party is a tree expert!). It was also a delight to see some of the plants and flowers, familiar to us as...More

1  Thank maggiehulson
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Balata garden is 30 minutes drive from fort de france, you arrive in a beautifull tropical garden, next to a zoo, the garden is well keep,with a great varity os flowers bambous and trees, and you can see humming birds feed from flowers.

Thank isaac k
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Avoid cruisers (like me) if possible, as it does get very crowded and takes away from the viewing pleasure. With that aside, a highlight was watching the large variety hummingbirds near the visitor center and taking in the many varied tropical trees and flowers that...More

2  Thank Frederick G
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10 February 2017|
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Response from adelinul2000 | Reviewed this property |
Better have the breakfast in FDF , there are many nice places to eat breakfast, and have the digestion walk in Balata and the lunch in the restaurant next to balata. It is a bit isolated , you will see. From FDF to balata by... More
Pat M
6 February 2017|
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Response from florence g | Reviewed this property |
We paid the entrance with a Visa credit card.
11 January 2017|
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Response from carole c |
Bonjour, il y a des taxis sur le quai de la pointe Simon à Fort-de-france. Nous ne connaissons pas les prix pratiqués. contactez MADININA TAXIS au 0596.70.40.10 Si vous le souhaitez vous pourrez vous rendre au jardin de... More
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