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Dar es Salaam Botanical Garden
Samora Avenue, Kivukoni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 255-222-162-333 Distance from hotel: 10.60 miles Visit Website Category: Attractions
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Explore the Beauty of the Dar Es Salaam Botanical Garden

Escape to the Dar Es Salaam Botanical Garden for a shady oasis filled with an exciting combination of indigenous and exotic plants including the rare coco-de-mer palm tree outside its native Seychelles. Established in 1893, this stunning garden is now home to the Dar Es Salaam Horticultural Society and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy local flora in a quiet and serene setting. Just a ten-minute walk from Ramada Resort Dar Es Salaam, tour the shady gardens for a relaxing day on the Tanzanian coast.


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Monday - Friday: 9 am to 5 pm.


  • Tours
  • Horticultural Society Exhibits
  • Walking Paths
  • Gardens
  • Peacocks
  • Sightseeing


When visiting the Dar Es Salaam Botanical Garden, expect to see many native and exotic plants with some rare findings like the coco-de-mer palm tree - a native of Seychelles. Other plants include scarlet flame trees, several species of palm, cycads, purple bougainvillea, blue jacaranda, and red hibiscus.
The best time to visit the Dar Es Salaam Botanical Garden is during the dry season from late June to October. After the rainy season, flora and fauna at the garden are in full bloom and ready for viewing. Plus, you won’t have to get wet while enjoying the sights.

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