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Mission Statement

The Garden Route Botanical Garden Trust is an independent, non-profit organisation. Its mission is to establish and maintain an indigenous Botanical Garden and establish an Environmental Centre for educational, research, horticultural training, conservation, and recreational purposes.

The outcomes will be:

  • An educational resource for use by all
  • Sustained job creation and training
  • An educational resource for use by all
  • A strong environmental ethic amongst the wider community
  • An eco-tourism venue to give meaning to the "Garden" component of the Garden Route.


House and catalogue the Herbarium collections in accordance with the norms of Herbaria world-wide.

By developing awareness of the flora of the region, and by identifying the importance of the flora in the context of community and environmental health, to enable communities to gain a better understanding of the value, to them, of the regional flora.

Help to instill a better conservation ethic in the region to the benefit of the community and the environment as a whole.

Generate funds and access donations and sponsorships, in order to cover running costs, build up a Botanical Library, and acquire other essential equipment.

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Tel:          +27 44 874 1558 (OFFICE)

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TEA GARDEN Getafix Garden Café: 

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September - April:      07h00 – 19h00

May - August:             07h30 – 18h00


ENTRANCE FEES:  R10.00 per person. Children under 12 get in for free, if accompanied by an adult. 



Monday - Thursday:     08h00 – 17h00

Friday:                        08h00 – 14h30 


NURSERY Open every first Saturday of the month from 09h00 - 12h00. 


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