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Durban Botanic Gardens
The Durban Botanic Gardens (DBG)
traces its origins to colonial times, when it was founded in 1849 for the introduction and trial of potentially useful commercial crops.

The gardens later developed collections of sub-tropical trees, palms and orchids. The Durban Botanic Gardens remains a classic botanic gardens, reflecting the universality of the plant kingdom.

It has, for over 100 years, had a fine mixed arboretum of African, Asian and American trees. The Gardens are a few minutes walk from the bustling Warwick Triangle, site of one of the largest retail medicinal plant markets in the country.

The Gardens hosts approximately 500 000
visitors per year, many of whom are foreign tourists.

Events



Nature Photography Excursion
31 Jan

Passenger
13 Feb

Valentine's Day ft. Kahn & Durban City Orchestra
14 Feb

Saturday Night Live ft. Goldfish
28 Feb

Mi Casa
15 Mar

Mother's Day ft. Gangs of Ballet & Monark
10 May

Durban Botanic Gardens

p: 031 309 1170
e: dbginfo@durban.gov.za
w: www.durbanbotanicgardens.org.za


Address
9A John Zikhale (Sydenham) Road
Greyville


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