fruits. There are many different trails to take which take in
stone gardens, butterfly breeding and tree nurseries.
Its also a haven for bird watching which can be enjoyed from the
tree houses there. Bird species include the Scaly Francolin,
Ludher’s Bush-shrike and Black-faced Rufous Warbler, Sunbirds,
Waxbills and Flycatchers as well as Hamerkop and Woodland
Also keep an eye out for the many reptiles that have found a home
there and for other wildlife in the ponds.
This short video provides a great introduction to the gardens and
what you can expect to see there. Set aside a few hours to fully
explore this project. A worthy addition to any visit
to Fort Portal.
Their website is frequently down however you can keep up-to-date
with events at the botanical gardens by visiting them on