About the Gardens

Africa’s Oldest Surviving Botanic Garden

The Durban Botanic Gardens (Est. 1849) is currently Africa’s oldest surviving botanic garden and remains a national and local City asset actively contributing to plant conservation and plant-based education. The Durban Botanic Gardens Trust was established in 1993 to support the Gardens key strategic areas in biodiversity, culture, education, heritage, horticulture, people and plants, and research.

Our combined vision is to develop the Durban Botanic Gardens as a place of excellence.

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Contact Information

+27 (0) 68 598 1396

Address Information

9A John Zikhali Road, Musgrave, Durban, 4001, South Africa

Latitude: -29° 50' 28.79" S,
Longitude: 31° 00' 14.40" E