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Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. The 528 hectares estate includes a cultivated garden and a nature reserve. The developed...more
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I was initially worried that nothing would be in bloom during my winter visit, but I couldn’t have been more wrong. The gardens are stunning and sweep up the mountain side. I made sure I was there in time for the 90 minute docent tour...More
Spring at Kirstenbosch is mind blowing to see the yellow , orange and white Namaqualand daisies up close and personal, bees and carpenter bees hovering around!!.
Photographers paradise!Beautiful views from on top of the Boomslang , canopy bridge walk above the trees . Resting in...More
The place is simply a big park, lots of places for picknick of a relaxing time to enjoy the sun but not more. The flowers/ trees are not impressive, the plants areas are pretty small so we were deeply disappointed. Not recommended for families/ children/...More
Kirstenbosch is the largest of the countries 11 botanical gardens.When we arrived on Sunday 2nd September it was pouring with rain and we sheltered for a while but soon the rain cleared and it was a magnificent day. It rises up part of the Eastern...More
Kirstenbosch is very beautifull. There is such a great variety of plants we have never seen before. Even all the birds were stunning. As the area is very hilly you have to be good on foot. Great experience. Enjoyed the Tree Canopy Walkway
Do try and do the guided walk, I went at 2pm and I think there are two in the morning, Best would be to do the morning ones to give time to see the rest of the gardens. My must hit points were the glass...More
We visited a bit out of season so not everything was in flower but the place was still absolutely stunning with a lovely walk around too. The treetop walk was particularly lovely with amazing views of the surrounding mountains and Cape Town.
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Best time is over spring and summer which is from October to early may. It won't be terrible, but it may rain, bit with the current low rain levels, it probably wont. The gardens are beautiful all year round tho, and it is... More
Best time is over spring and summer which is from October to early may. It won't be terrible, but it may rain, bit with the current low rain levels, it probably wont. The gardens are beautiful all year round tho, and it is cheap to enter, so it won't be a waste at all, no matter when go.