In Mont Fleuri on the edge of Victoria you will find the Seychelles National Botanical Gardenswhich has been in existence for more than a century (1901), making it one of the oldest national monuments in Seychelles. On an area of 6 hectares it houses a large collection of old, exotic and endemic plants, which are cultivated in the beautifully laid out tropical garden.
Next to the palm trees there are botanical gardens also a large number of spice plants and fruit trees, most of which can only be admired here. You can also see giant tortoises from Aldabra Atoll, some of which are more than 150 years old. Fruit bats that eat or sleep in the large trees can also be found. The latest attraction is an orchid house, which houses a collection of colourful orchids, including native varieties.
From Victoria, head south and at the roundabout with the Unity Monument (4 Swordfish) turn onto Mont Fleuri Road. Shortly before the Victoria Hospital on the right side of the road you will see the wooden sign to the botanical garden.
A parking lot is located directly in front of the gate.
Route 1 Anse aux Pins
Route 2 Les Canelles
Route 4 Anse Boileau via Mt Posee
Route 5 Baie Lazare via Takamaka
Route 6 Baie Lazare via Les Canelles
Route 9 Port Launay via Les Canelles
Route 11 Baie Lazare via La Misere
Route 13 Port Launay via La Misere
(Routes marked "via highway" do not stop at the botanical garden)
Open daily from 07.30 to 17.00 hours.
Entrance fee: 100SCR
The following payment methods are accepted:
Cash (EURO, Rupees (SCR), US Dollar, Swiss Franc), MasterCard, Visa
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