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Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch

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Address: Cnr. Van Riebeeck Street and Neethling Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 808 3054
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Description: The Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, located in the historical...
The Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, located in the historical center of Stellenbosch, is the oldest university botanical garden in South Africa. This compact Garden houses an enormous diversity of plants, both indigenous to South Africa and exotic. The Garden is open to the public and admission is free. Although the Garden does not have a visitor parking area, a parking lot is located adjacent to the garden in Van Riebeeck Street.
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Beautiful Garden but was a little scruffy at the end of winter. A collection of succulents and ferns with small restaurant open for lunch and coffee.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Garden but was a little scruffy at the end of winter. A collection of succulents and ferns with small restaurant open for lunch and coffee.

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We often visit these gardens as it's free to enter and you can bring a picnic. Don't miss the bonsai trees at the entrance. It is a lovely garden with lots of diversity.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful small garden to spend a bit of time and grab a bite to eat. Our first visit to South Africa and introduction to local wines and cuisine. Well worth the stop! Beautiful Dutch architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Lovely Botanical Gardens right in the historical town of Stellenbosch. There is a restaurant on the property with good food in a lovely setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you go to Capetown a must is the Stellenbosch Gardens. Gorgeous flowers you'll never see elsewhere and the grounds are lovely to walk round. Easy to get to and easy to walk around for young and old. A must.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I went for a walk through the garden, I was expecting more than just trees and plants. It could have been more beautiful I think, maybe also add something interesting like a maze.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Small botenical garden, but very nice to visit. If you are in the area and done with your shopping this is a nice place to relax. Worth the visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Not too large but lots of variety. A very pleasant afternoon. This botanical garden was right in the middle of town so walking was perfect after strolling the shops or lunch.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Beautiful gardens; very relaxing to stroll around. The coffee shop is also really nice, had delicious cheese cake & cappuccino. Worth a short visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visit the botanical garden regularly as it is only a 100m away from Evergreen Manor & Spa. The garden is not very large, but has an abundance of plant life and is a haven of tranquillity. The small coffee shop/bistro offers a nice variety of light lunches and organic tea can be bought at the shop Biobou, just next... More 

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Additional Information about Botanical Garden University of Stellenbosch

Address: Address: Cnr. Van Riebeeck Street and Neethling Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 808 3054
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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