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“Sunset concerts at Kirstenbosch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Rhodes Drive, Newlands | Private Bag X7, Claremont, Cape Town Central, South Africa
27-21-799-8899
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Cape Peninsula Tour from Cape Town
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Situated on the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch is internationally acclaimed as one of the seven most magnificent botanical gardens in the world. The 528 hectares estate includes a cultivated garden and a nature reserve. The developed garden displays collections of southern African plants including many rare and endangered species. There are also visitor facilities in the garden including restaurants, a nursery, a gift shop, a bookshop and a permanent Zimbabwean stone sculpture exhibition.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Stroller parking, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
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“Sunset concerts at Kirstenbosch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Always love the Kirstenbosch sunset concerts, watching the sun disappear behind the mountain with Cape Town set out in front of you. Picnics on the grass whilst listening to great music. Always a special treat when in Cape Town

Visited December 2012
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“Greatest Botanical Gardens”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

I can understand now why RSA always wins a gold price at the Chelsy garden show in London. The amount of indeginous flowers, schubs and trees is unbelievable with beautifull manicured lawns in between.

Visited January 2013
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“A must in Cape Town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Beautiful place to visit. Try to pick a sunny day. The variety and breadth is quite amazing. You can spend 1/2 a day to a full day with all the paths around the garden.

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“An Absolute Must”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens situated at the foot of Table Mountain surely rank amongst the best in the world. The variety and beauty of the plant species almost defie description. Plan on spending at least half a day - full day would be better - and having lunch at one of the restaurants within the gardens or picnic on the lawns. The gardens are children and wheelchair friendly and entry fee is reasonable.

Visited December 2012
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“Summer concerts are great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

What a spectacular venue for a concert! Great sound and relaxed family atmosphere! A double bonus when visiting Cape Town's beautiful botanical gardens.

Visited January 2013
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