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Be sure to use a guide - unmissable

Undoubtedly one of the best botanical gardens in the Caribbean. They are a pleasure to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
X8085XIalanf
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Beautiful trees and parrots

Great area for a walk and picnic on a beautiful day. Parrots are in cages so they are easy to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
T4733GSmaryr
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Columbia, Maryland
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The Botanical Gardens are one of the most important and popular sites in St Vincent. They are the oldest botanical gardens in the Western Hemisphere (established in 1765) and are also an important conservation site (particularly for the St Vincent...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have failed to spot the rare and elusive St Vincent parrots in the wild, they have a small captive breeding programme here, the birds are startlingly colourful and well worth seeing as they are an endangered species. The gardens themselves are pleasant enough...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Undoubtedly one of the best botanical gardens in the Caribbean. They are a pleasure to walk through and there is a huge variety of trees and shrubs. I recommend a guide who can explain what the specimens are and how many of them are natural...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great area for a walk and picnic on a beautiful day. Parrots are in cages so they are easy to see. Guides for $4 are helpful.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very hot and humid. Got a taxi there from the port. $5 us. We were asked to have a guide which at $4 dollar each was a lot as there was 6 in the taxi. It was easy to walk around and see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have gardens at home so why visit one while on holiday. The plants for a start and the trees. We were shown the bird sanctuary and we managed to get them talking which was very nice. They have a wedding garden and when in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GMH591959
Reviewed November 24, 2018

This is a beautiful place if you just want to relax and enjoy nature. The Gardens are well laid out and the flowers ar so beautiful. Just spent some time wandering around the grounds and enjoy the beauty of the gardens

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ggleny
Reviewed November 1, 2018

About 28 acres of well cared for and very diversely stocked botanical gardens with trees and plants from all over the world having been brought to the gardens by Colonial English Sailors over the past 300 years. We had. Very knowledgeable guide who took timeand...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed September 2, 2018

It did a tour of the gardens. I had initially asked not to have a guide but one tagged along and I'm glad he did. So informative and showed us a lot of plants we would have missed otherwise.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JCJP101
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Botanical gardens is the oldest gardens in the Western Hemisphere. A must visit when you come to St. Vincent and the Grenadines it's a short walk from the capital Kingstown or you can take a van/ mini bus. There are lost of beautiful flowers,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Afifa W
Reviewed August 11, 2018

On a rainy day, it took us longer than anticipated to get to the Botanic Gardens as we had to seek shelter on the way a couple of times. St Mary's Catholic church was one of the places we stopped, and also St George's Anglican...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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bex400
February 5, 2018|
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Response from Dook9920 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest any of the taxi drivers will provide an excellent service. They love their island, have a great knowledge of it and very friendly. The area close to the ship can look a little intimidating for the faint hearted... More
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November 19, 2017|
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The gardens are laid out on a hillside so any visit will require some uphill walking mostly on well defined paths. Transport by taxi to the entrance and exits is easy but we entered at the lower end of the gardens and left... More
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October 25, 2017|
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Response from HuggieSRL | Reviewed this property |
We walked there but it is not a short walk and from the ferry port to he botanical gardens this is steeply up hill and so not easy if you are not used to walking.
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