J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens, Road Town

3.5
#12 of 17 in Parks in Tortola
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Stroll in the shade of the serene J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens and observe the lush tropical plants and exotic animals that live here. Terrapins reside in pools and lizards scurry though the plants, while many colorful fruits hang overhead. Located just a short walk from the port, and not exceedingly large, you’ll manage to see a diverse amount of flora and fauna without taking up the whole day. Be sure to have a peek in the gift shop before you leave. Plan to visit J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Road Town attractions using our Road Town road trip planning tool.
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J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens reviews

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  • A national park this small site is cared for to showcase the plants and animals of the BVI. Just about the only place to see the indigenous tortoise. Worth a gentle 20 minute stroll. Nice...  more »
  • The gardens are obviously recovering post Irma so it hard to be too critical. On the plus side, the entry fee is cheap and there were some nice flowers etc. On the negative side, the site is very...  more »
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  • The dedication of the staff to returning it to its former glory before the hurricane is inspiring and made it well worth the tiny entrance fee. A lovely peaceful place
  • After the storm in 2017 it was quite demadge and they are trying to recover. But it is still nice. You can see what it was and how it is now

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