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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Rhodes Drive, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 799 8899
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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
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Rhodes Drive, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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+27 21 799 8899
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Kirstenbosch Gardens are in a beautiful setting, beautifully maintained, provide interest of colour and are a haven for birdlife.

Thank Janet C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Simply one of the most beautiful public gardens in the world. It has a lot of unique plants and flowers and it offers absolutely stunning views. A must see during a visit to Cape Town in my opinion.

Thank Allan L
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Reviewed 4 days ago

These gardens are quite unique. This is partly because of the setting, in the lee of Table Mountain, and partly because they are a showcase for the unique flora of the Cape, the Fynbos. The setting is breathtaking, and the gardens are the beautiful product...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised with how beautiful the gardens at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens was even though Cape Town is going through drought at the moment. We went on a guided tour with a golf cart and it was so informative and relaxing. The smells of the...More

Thank JacquesB32
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens are like nothing you've ever experienced - exotic species from the "heart of Africa." The garden is beautifully organized to provide new and exciting experiences at every turn. The "canopy walk" is not to be missed. A wonderful way to...More

Thank ArtimusR
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are very easy to access from Cape Town city centre or the peninsula and there is plenty of free parking. Entrance fee is only R65 - say just over £4 to visit one of the world's great gardens. It is worth paying R5...More

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the most diverse plants you will find anywhere in such a relatively small area (it is not small). Highly recommended even if you are not a garden fundi you will love this outing.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're plant person you have to make here at some point in your life. The plants that are native to this area are a true natural wonder. The Cape Floral region is one of only 6 floral regions in the world. There are Cycads...More

Thank Porter A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the botanical garden and enjoyed the colourful flowers and the great views . It gives you a positive energy. Don’t miss visiting i during your cape town stay.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Different types of trees, bushes, flowers and also birds like geese....enjoyed an hour or more walking among the trees and ponds. Enjoy the view on speciall walk way over the trees...

Thank kamran1975
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Ju D
7 March 2018|
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Response from Giampiero P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I just saw your question! I am in Switzerland. You should have contacted the Botanical Gardens, not me. Take care / all the best. Piero
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Sarah S
23 January 2018|
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Response from 421darrinh | Reviewed this property |
I too would recommend getting those tickets before hand, online. "To avoid any disappointments and maybe secure good seats. I'm sure you could still get tickets at the entrance, but personally I would get them in advance... More
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Sarah S
21 January 2018|
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Response from Sarah_Struys | Property representative |
There is no wifi in the Garden, but Moyo Restaurant, which is situated inside the Garden, provides wifi.
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