AAA Editor Notes
Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park is off Frank Sound Rd. at 367 Botanic Rd. The 65-acre (26-hectare) park is dedicated to preserving the island's native plants and animals. Along the Woodland Trail, visitors can view labeled trees and plants representing 55 percent of the island's native flora. The Floral Colour Garden displays flowering plants from around the world. The Heritage Garden features a traditional wooden cottage, sand garden, fruit trees and crops. Palm and orchid gardens as well as a Xerophytic garden also are offered. Aquatic birds including the West Indian whistling duck reside at the lake, and endemic blue iguanas roam the park.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.