Limbe Botanic Garden, Limbe

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Learn about wildlife and relax at Limbe Botanic Garden, a popular recreational area at the foot of Mount Cameroon. Spanning over 52 hectares (128 acres), the garden features several well-marked trails leading through abundant wildlife--sorted and labeled--as well as a small zoo with gorillas, red-eared guenons, Preuss monkeys, and chimps. Created in 1892 by a group of German horticulturalists, the area originally served for the acclimatization of new plant species as well as an agricultural training center for Cameroonians; today it includes a variety of native orchids, aquatic plants, and Cameroonian wild fruits. Informed local guides will provide detailed knowledge about every plant. Prepare to encounter some curious monkeys, and look for the century-old trees along the river. To visit Limbe Botanic Garden on your trip to Limbe, use our Limbe trip builder site .
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  • First of all. many post show ocean view??? its inland., Visit Takes 1 hours, 1.5 max. Take a guide! Mine was Samuel. Very knowledgable. The medicinal part is a little long but it's the first area. It ...  more »
  • Beautiful grounds, but a little refurbishing can't hurt. Especially beautiful with rainy season I think. You have to pay extra for making pictures. With a guide is the more interesting
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  • So so beautiful! Nature is gold! But the prices and conditions both for locals and foreigners are too high!
  • Beatiful and refreshining. God's creation is admired!
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