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Montagu Nature Garden

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Always peaceful and relaxing

I am a regular visitor to the Nature Garden (at least once a week) and the peace and tranquility... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G h
Langebaan, South Africa
Beautiful & Peaceful

Wonderful to take a look at the indigenous plants and just take a seat on one of the many benches... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Avril E
Montagu, South Africa
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“tea garden”(4 reviews)
“easy hike”(2 reviews)
Van Riebeeck Street, Montagu, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a regular visitor to the Nature Garden (at least once a week) and the peace and tranquility never cease to amaze me. My 4 year old son and I often walk the trail over the koppie, then sit on one of the many...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank G h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Followed the signs to the garden and found it closed, locked and entrance deserted. The outside area looked rundown and felt unsafe. Perhaps there was another entrance but could not find any signs other than the one I came across. Pics looked great on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Celeste O
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Wonderful to take a look at the indigenous plants and just take a seat on one of the many benches provided and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains. For the more strenuous a wonderful hike is available again with amazing views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Avril E
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

The gardens are small and clean and pretty. Nice spot for a picnic. However the main reason to visit is access to the hike to Bessieskop which gives you amazing views of the mountain and town.its an easy hike approx 1.7km . Definitely worth visiting....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AmBand
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We decided to visit this place. An honesty system is in place to accept your entry fee. A vast variety of plants were there, but due to the drought, the place seemed neglected - but was in fact kept neat by staff working there. If...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Pat B
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Tea and walk, must visit on Tuesday when Tea garden is open, home made cakes and cookies served in rustic surround.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RobKnysna
Reviewed March 1, 2018

A pretty walk to the top of the hill with good views over Montagu. Some interesting plants but would suggest that it was not the most colourful time of year to visit the garden.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Maddy B
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Though when we went there, the western cape is under a serous draught but the garden is still enjoyable and really nicely looked after. I would advice anyone in Montagu to take at least an hour or two and have a look at the place....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 776ca
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a small spot off the back of the town. Unfortunately it’s not at its best due to the lack of rain over the past couple of years but it is still well worth walking to the top of the trail for the amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 934jilld
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Our family loved the peace and solitude of the Nature Garden. It is well kept and lovely for walks. Would have been nice to enjoy a drink or snack inside the Garden.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Paula F
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