Nestled on the slopes of a hill, National Botanic Garden of Namibia offers an insight into the flora Africa's driest region south of the Sahara. Spreading over 11 hectares (27 acres), the garden is colored with shades of beige, brown, and olive tones and unlandscaped for the most part. It features walking trails with labeled plants, a rockery, a desert house, and a nursery with a collection of endangered and rare succulents. Pay attention to the thick white trunks of two Phantom trees as you approach the steps leading into the garden proper. Visit the desert house around noon to watch flowers open. Make National Botanic Garden of Namibia a part of your Windhoek vacation plans using our Windhoek trip itinerary app.
National Botanic Garden of Namibia reviews
I really enjoyed a pleasant walk around this garden. It is a harsh terrain and a great deal of effort has been put into showing examples of what grows in Namibia. more »
A wonderful cross section of plant types in Namibia. It was winter, so a little stark, but the signage is good. We enjoyed wandering for a few hours. The birds were fun, saw some bright ones! And it..... more »
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