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Umgeni River Bird Park

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Durban Botanical Gardens

Both Umgeni River Bird Park and Durban Botanical Gardens are highly recommended by travel writers. Overall, Durban Botanical Gardens ranks marginally higher than Umgeni River Bird Park. Durban Botanical Gardens is ranked #6 in Durban with approval from 2 reviews like Lonely Planet, Fodor's.

Both Umgeni River Bird Park and Durban Botanical Gardens are highly recommended by travel writers. Overall, Durban Botanical Gardens ranks marginally higher than Umgeni River Bird Park. Durban Botanical Gardens is ranked #6 in Durban with approval from 2 reviews like Lonely Planet, Fodor's.

tripexpert score
77
#15 in Durban
location

490 Riverside Rd, Umgeni Park area, Durban, South Africa

endorsements
  • 2 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Ranked among the world's best, this bird park shelters beneath high cliffs next to the Umgeni River and has various walk-through aviaries containing more than 800 birds. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Found on the Umgeni River, north of the centre, this bird park makes for a relaxing escape from the throng. You can see many African bird species in lush vegetation and aviaries. Don't... Full Review →

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#1 in Durban

Sydenham Road, Durban, South Africa

  • 3 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's

    Opposite the Greyville Racecourse, Africa's oldest surviving botanical garden is a delightful 150-year-old oasis of greenery interlaced with walking paths, fountains, and ponds. The... Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    A 2000-sq-metre garden featuring one of the rarest cycads (Encephalartos woodii), as well as many species of bromeliad, this is a lovely place to wander. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The Botanical Gardens in the vast residential area of Berea offer a very pleasant stroll along paths brimming with luxuriant vegetation year round, thanks to Durban's tropical climate.... Full Review →

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