National Botanic Garden of Namibia, Windhoek

2.6
#4 of 7 in Parks in Windhoek
Nestled on the slopes of a hill, National Botanic Garden of Namibia offers an insight into the flora Africa's driest region south of the Sahara. Spreading over 11 hectares (27 acres), the garden is colored with shades of beige, brown, and olive tones and unlandscaped for the most part. It features walking trails with labeled plants, a rockery, a desert house, and a nursery with a collection of endangered and rare succulents. Pay attention to the thick white trunks of two Phantom trees as you approach the steps leading into the garden proper. Visit the desert house around noon to watch flowers open. Make National Botanic Garden of Namibia a part of your Windhoek vacation plans using our Windhoek trip itinerary app .
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  • I was pleasantly surprised at finding what is a really lovely garden set in a little gorge accessed from the main entrance at the top of the hill you walk down quite steeply at first it levels of at t...  more »
  • OK to see if you have time, but won't miss much if not (esp. if you travel around Namibia - as you'd see the landscape and all the plants anyway). The nice thing is that they have info notes about all...  more »
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