Tropical RavineThe Tropical Ravine is located in Botanic Gardens and contains some of the oldest seed plants around today, as well as banana, cinnamon, bromeliad and orchid plants.
Features of interest include a plant-filled sunken glen, flowering vines, tree frens and leaf silhouettes.
Opening hoursWe are open at the following times. Please note that the Tropical Ravine is closed on Christmas Day only.
|April to September||
Daily - 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4.45pm
Last admission is at 4.50pm
|October to March||Daily - 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3.45pm
Last admission is at 3.50pm
ToursTours can be arranged by calling the park manager on 028 9031 4762 or emailing email@example.com
HistoryThe Tropical Ravine was built in 1889 by the park's head gardener, Charles McKimm, and his staff.
Like the nearby Palm House, it shows how technology allowed gardeners to cultivate unusual species in a greenhouse environment.