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George Botanical Gardens, Garden Route

The Garden Route Botanical Gardens in Caledon Street in the heart of the Garden Route and has become a conservation and environmental education hub for the Southern Cape of South Africa. It Showcases a plethora of
indigenous vegetation with the Outeniqua Mountains as backdrop.

Established by a dedicated group of volunteers in 1997, with private funding, the gardens are will worth a visit. There is a tea garden, will laid out paths, picnic areas, benches, a her-barium, a nursery and a small dam around which waterfowl can be admired.
The dam was established in 1811 when George was founded and was the town’s firs water supply. Some of the original furrows can still be found in the gardens. Fynbos, forest and succulent varieties are well maintained by a dedicated staff. See the Medicinal Mount and visit the office to buy books and maps about the region. Entrance is free. For more
information phone 044 874 1558.

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