Durban Botanic Gardens.
- 50 acres.
- Africa's oldest surviving botanic garden.
- Founded in 1849.
- Orchids, Palms and Bromeliads are part of the main plant collections.
- Significant cycad collection.
- Medley Wood curator 1882-1913 transformed the garden into a showpiece and collected an enormous number of native plants many of which went to Kew.
- Discovered by Medley Wood, Encephalartos woodii is an important feature of the garden.
- Allow about 3 hours.