Porter Botanical Garden
Porter Botanical Garden is conveniently situated on the whale
route of South Africa, about an hour's drive from Cape Town. For
guests with green fingers the garden is a welcome rest stop and
one can also have a bite to eat or midday coffee and tea at their
garden is on land donated by an earlier farmer of the area - Harold
Porter. A stop here can be done on some of our Garden Route tours
or a day trip to Hermanus while exploring the whale route from
June to November. It is also minutes away from a colony of African
Penguins found in the town of Betty's Bay.
beautiful garden is located in the middle of the coastal fynbos
where the flora is thought to be at its richest. It provides unforgettable
views of mountains, gorges, forests and ocean. The vegetation
includes restios, sedges, bulbs, as well as special salt plants.
Harold Porter Botanical Garden is also known for beautiful waterfalls
main fynbos vegetation such as protea, ericas and restios can
be found along with irises, daisies and orchids. The Garden is
a natural home to the Red Disa as well as The King Protea - The
national flower of South Africa.