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Obesa Nursery Graaff-Reinet

When visiting Graaff-Reinet it is well worth visiting Obesa Cactii and succulent nursery. Johan... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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Something out of the ordinary not to miss out

The nursery is worthwhile the visit even if cacti is not your interest. The owner and his friend is... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
49 Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 2120
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All reviews cacti and succulents the owner for sale cactus garden amazing collection at reasonable prices his passion worth a visit johan collector seed species anti pp paths visitors
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Cacti garden is adiquate, a few very beautiful cacti. However the garden is massively overgrown and the owner is a horrid human being. Not worth the experience unless you wish to be insulted and ridiculed by the owner. Do avoid.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Waylander-09
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The nursery is worthwhile the visit even if cacti is not your interest. The owner and his friend is a real treat and we were privileged to enjoy a long discussion on various topics apart from cacti, sitting on an upside down bucket.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 976willemf
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The owner is insightful and just an endless dam of information on Cacti. You can buy any specis there. The variety is just undescribable big.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elmien D
Reviewed October 15, 2018

this was one of the real l highlights of our weekend away.The owner is a real card with a wealth of knowledge and a wicked sense of humor. well worth a visit.be mindful on where you tread!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KevinS9404
Reviewed August 3, 2018

A must visit for any plant lover. Extensive well established display nursery and a huge rage of plants to take home. The owner is very knowledgeable and worth talking to. He has done amazing hybrids for the discerning collector.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

When visiting Graaff-Reinet it is well worth visiting Obesa Cactii and succulent nursery. Johan the owner is such an interesting, quirky and fascinating character and is passionate about his nursery . He had many an anecdote and tale to tell and his passion is very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MandyStrumpman
Reviewed May 6, 2018

This mysterious place is a must for everyone who loves plants, loves art, loves a passion, and can recognise it when it is placed in front of him. Johan has created his own lifetimes speciality and he is prepared to share it with us at...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vita713
Reviewed May 3, 2018

My friend and I were willing to pay the entrance price but were turned away by the owner because he said he does not allow Americans in his garden. It also explains the Lee Harvey Oswald sign on his entrance gate. This does not reflect...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank zulu43
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Apparently there are thousands of different cacti. Lovely walk through just a small part of the huge space devoted to growing this vast array of cacti. Cost is R60 pp or free if you spend R200 on buying cacti, which we did. The place is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We visited Obesa Cacti nursery on the recommendation of friends & were not really sure what to expect. The owner Johan was about & he welcomed us to his amazing collection & gave us directions to follow around the gardens. He is very knowledgeable &...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dee S
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