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Company's Gardens

Address: Rhodes Dr. | just past the university, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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$68*
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Private Tour: Cape Town City Highlights
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Luton
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

A wonderful way to relax for a couple of hours from the rigours of tourism. A stroll round the gardens is a most pleasurable experience and well worth a visit. Do not miss the opportunity to have lunch, or drink at the restaurant in the park. Staff are extremely helpful and pleasant. Cracking way to watch the world go by.

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Pretoria
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We walked back through the Gardens from our visit to the South African Museum, on our way to our hotel. The gardens are full of wonderful surprises. Tame squirrels who will chase after you for nuts, in completion with the local doves, give great picture opportunities for young and old. The gardens have the oldest tree in the country, which... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place is free and overlooked. It has the most beautiful trees , shrubs and manicured grass . Its ideal for a stroll, a short sit down or a picnic. Its in central town ,so convenient to get to.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had lunch on the terrace of the restaurant ; Although the restaurant was very busy, we got our food fast and with a big smile. The boys loved the play garden and fed the tame squirells with nuts which we bought at the restaurant.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

The historical gardens situated in the heart of the Mother City provide a variety of fun things to do as a family. One can feed the pigeons and squirrels (they eat out of your hand), a lovely café, an African themed play park for the kids, the South African Museum and Gallery, the oldest tree in the country, an aviary... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A new vegetable garden and a lovely fresh energy has been added to the beautiful Company Gardens. The restaurant has also been very attractively upgraded with a simple but delicious offering. It is worth visiting not only because it is such a tranquil, beautiful and relaxing spot but also because it has access to both the Museum and Planetarium and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Cape Town gardens are located near to Parliament and Tuynhuys the official residence of the president when in Cape Town. A walk through this area will show you the real old side of Cape Town and reminds you that even if you know Cape Town there are places you have probably never seen. The gardens have loads of squirrels... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I was priviledged to attend High School in Paddock Avenue many moons ago...& today convinced the husband to go on a "walkabout" to get us & our boys out the house & the Company Gardens was our 1st stop...& we parked in Paddock Avenue as well, so it was fun reminiscing about walking up the Avenue to school back in... More 

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Perth, Australia
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23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

In my opinion these gardens are the most attractive and well kept within inner city Cape Town. Beautiful trees and gardens in great condition with various botanical plaques providing information on certain plantings. Amazing old Sequoia and Podocarpus trees. Very tranquil and relaxing. Loved it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Stunning gardens with lots of squirrels and beautiful trees! The restaurant staff were amazing and very helpful even on a crazy busy day they were trying their best to find us a seat. The pecan nut pie was super yummy, but the red velvet cheesecake a bit disappointing. Cappuccinos were really good. I would love to go back and try... More 

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