Harold Porter National Botanical Garden

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The Harold Porter Botanical Garden lies between Gordon’s Bay and Betty’s Bay in the heart of the Cape fynbos region. With 10 hectares of cultivated garden and 190 hectares of natural fynbos, it’s well worth a visit. The garden has 4 vegetation types that occur naturally in the Overberg, namely afro montane forests, wetlands, coastal dunes, and fynbos, and it is also home to 60 bird species, as well as wildlife like porcupine, genet, mongoose, otter, dassie, baboon, and leopard. Educational storyboards are dotted throughout the garden. Facilities include a nursery and grassy picnic area. Sunset concerts are held in summer.

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