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Company's Gardens

Address: Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Private Tour
$66*
and up
Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
82%
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Wonderfully maintained gardens, with lots of squirrels and doves, providing excellent photo opportunities. If you forget to buy a bag of peanuts beforehand, you can get from the vendors walking around the gardens. More nuts = more squirrels/doves willing to temporarily befriend you!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our first day out in SA, and it was a great nway to start off. But the beautiful gardens might not be worth it if you've already been to Kirstenbosch.

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great brak river RSA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

a place of calm and lush environment in the center of Cape Town. The Observatory and two museums on site, a great place for a break far from the busy crowds.

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Hermanus, South Africa
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134 reviews 134 reviews
30 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Such a welcome escape in the middle of the city - beautiful old trees - you can feed the squirrels, just lie on the grass or have a walk through the well maintained gardens.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Walking the Company Gardens gives a completely different perspective of Cape Town'shistorical centre. Despite being in the centre of town, it is surprisingly quiet, with lots of wildlife. Many historical buildings and sites (government, museums etc.) can be viewed much better from the Gardens than from the streets. Recommended!

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Naaldwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A relaxed place in Cape Town CBD. Close to the hustle and bustle of daily life in this vibrant City, this is a nice place to come to rest and relax a bit. Beware of the squirrels and admire the beautiful building in the garden named Tuynhuys and used by the President of South Africa on special State occasions

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Ballarat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We visited these gardens on a walking tour of Cape Town. It has an interesting history and there are some wonderful monuments. The gardens were lovely and held some very interesting plants.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It's my second visit and found it interesting.Lots of affable waiters with par excellent service. The heavenly setting compliments the food.

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Staying at 15 on Orange, I thought that it might be good to walk down to the waterfront rather than taking a cab. I wondered through Compay Gardens taking much looking to stroll through the area enjoying the quiet area it's well maintained and well used by locals as well as visitors

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Really beautiful environment ; lots of different 'gardens within gardens' and all the time within sight of Table Mountain. Coffee shop, toilets and plenty of seating.

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