SSR Botanic Garden, Pamplemousses

Stroll across the 37 hectares (91 acres) of SSR Botanic Garden and explore the preserved plant life of the Southern Hemisphere's oldest botanical garden. Admire the neatly maintained gardens and their luxuriant vegetation, including the giant water lilies of the park's main pond, abundance of sugar canes, and over 85 varieties of palm tree. Named after the attractive grapefruit tree that grows in the region (thought to have been introduced by the Dutch), the garden boasts decorative plants as well as fruit trees, all giving an excellent introduction to the agricultural and culinary heritage of the island nation. Arrange to visit SSR Botanic Garden and other attractions in Pamplemousses using our Pamplemousses trip itinerary builder app .
Create an itinerary including SSR Botanic Garden
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Tours to SSR Botanic Garden
SSR Botanic Garden Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
6,955 reviews
  • The guide really helped to enhance our visit, and it's a small price to pay for the extra information you gain. The guide showed us many many interesting features in the garden and without him we woul...  more »
  • We were here in Oct 2019, although there had fallen many leaves of the trees it was an impressive garden. Cozy and charming to walk around. You've seen it all in 1.5-2 hours. Bring drinks in, they can be bought at the entrance
    View original
  • Nice place to visit. Lots of exotic trees and plants. Famous peoples status who helped in building the island. Without forgetting the big fish pond , waterlilies.
  • Peaceful atmosphere. Nice place to relax. Only thing: Maintenance is lower than before. Hope it gets better! Otherwise, perfect place.
Places to stay near SSR Botanic Garden

Plan your trip to Pamplemousses

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Pamplemousses

Duration: 2​h

Side trips from Pamplemousses

Duration: 4​h
Duration: 6​h