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“This is what a park is meant to be like!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Greenpoint Park and Biodiversity Garden

Greenpoint Park and Biodiversity Garden
Bay Road, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: 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.
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“This is what a park is meant to be like!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This park has brought to Cape Town something which it needed years ago! A place where kids can be! Yes it is a safe enviroment for kids of all ages, from 1 to 101.
Chidren love it for all the free running space and park structures which have been set up according to age, so the toddlers wont have to get underfoot of the older more boisterous kids.
It has a lovely picnic area where countless birthday parties are held on a daily basis. Of course the area is limited so most people come early in order to "book" their space.
The more senior citizens also enjoy the large ares where you can walk in a safe environment as the whole area is closely monitored by helpful staff both security and other.
The only drawback of the whole area is the lack of an eatery of some sort- an inexpensive coffee shop type of establishment is just what this place needs! Perhaps the City Fathers should look at the viability of this.
All in all, just the place to unwind, practice your yoga or tai-chi or just relax!

Visited March 2013
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“Little paradise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

A perfect place for a family day out, or just read a book on a park bench! Spent a family afternoon on the weekend. Next time plan to go for a picnic.

Visited March 2013
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Ra'anana, Israel
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“Tranquillity but so close to the excitement.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

In Sea Point after the Cycletour race last Sunday, decided to take a run in the direction of Moulle Point. A running race was in progress so decided to see the finish, which, it so happened, was through this park to the outside of the magnificent stadium.
I walked and ran through the park and was amazed at the fish pools, water wheel, explanations of the area at all points of interest. This coupled with the views, and places to picnic, with facilities for children, so near the built up area, is a find that must be seen to be appreciated.

Visited March 2013
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“Perfection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

We have just spent a month in Cape Town and came across the park and walked there every day.
There is some great exercise equipment which has been supplied by Rotary even my husband who does not go to the gym used it!
Also perfect childrens play equipment.
Very friendly and informative with all the bio diversity areas..great for all ages and well worth visiting
Lots of parking areas and good security

Visited January 2013
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“Just peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

I love the tranquil park and open space, great to sit in park with friends and the beautiful views from park

Visited February 2013
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