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Greenpoint Park and Biodiversity Garden

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Address: Bay Road, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa
Description: The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010...
The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010. The area is adjacent to the Cape Town Stadium and has stunning views of both the stadium as well as Signal Hill. Lovely place to bring the kids to excercise or to have a picnic. It is also a learning experience for young and old. The garden is separated into ‘People and Plants’, ‘Wetlands’ and ‘Discovering Biodiversity’. The park hours are from 7 to 7 with visible security.
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Great picnic spot and park!

Well-maintained with beautiful views. Plenty to do for the kids! Sundays get full, so arrive early to get a spot. Open gym and 5km jogging track along allows one to exercise while... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Well-maintained with beautiful views. Plenty to do for the kids! Sundays get full, so arrive early to get a spot. Open gym and 5km jogging track along allows one to exercise while breathing in fresh sea breeze :)

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

One of Cape Town very few fee attractions, it has playgrounds for younger and older kids and yes as well as for adults (exercise equipment) The garden is quite beautiful as well. Lots of space and benches. Just be careful of the wind

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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128 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

It is a place to stop and look as you walk along the esplanade at Greenpoint. If you have children they must have a go on the Greenpoint Rotary miniature railway -which has now been running for 55 years!

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This strip of land is like paradise on earth. I wish to visit it again, this time on foot. It's good for jogging. The place is so clean.

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Wick, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Every time we visit this park we see something new. It has something for everyone. Play parks (split into 2 by age groups ), shaded seating, tables for picnics, several gardens with different themes, water features and plenty of space for running around. We love it and always go there when we visit our family there.

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Paarl, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

just a pleasant place to step way to. to think this is all done on the sea-bed. take the kids or take a book, get your training gear on, either way enjoy the beauty between city and sea.

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Durban, South Africa
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One of my favourite places to visit - take an early morning walk and experience the lifestyle of Cape Town residents in the beautiful park. Particularly like the indigenous gardens. Definitely worth a visit

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Very well laid out park that seems to be frequented mainly by locals; dog walking allowed on leashes, music in the park at times, quite peaceful early mornings, great indigenous and endemic planting!

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Canmore, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great walk from red bus last stop at lighthouse to waterfront through well maintained park, past stadium, then on ope street with wide sidewalks to the waterfront. Felt safe. Good park to relax in or play. Lots of room. Likely very good family outing

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Cape Town, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

great toddler play area, older kids play ground. space for bicycles, picnics, lazy walks, and even adult excersize equipment. Easy parking.

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