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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: Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stroller parking
cayenne
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“beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This place is one of the most beautiful gardens I have seen in the world, the fybos and gardens are fabulous. The landscape on the table mountain is unbelievable, the shopping at the boutique at Kirtenbosch gardens is fantastic.

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“Best place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We loved the botanical gardens. The trees were amazing, my husband loves to take photographs and the birds were incredible. It just felt so. Peaceful there. We actually twice!

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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Even though all the flowers weren't out, there was so much to see and the guide took us to see a beautiful protea flower. The mountains in the background make this garden spectacular.

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“Eid day at Kirstenbosch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The kids loved all the plants, and greenery. Beautiful scenery. We had tea at Moyo Restaurant. Although it was quite chilly, the staff got us some blankets and it was a lovely afternoon.

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“You could spend a day here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We dropped by for an hour on our way to Cape Point and loved it. The views and gardens are spectacular. Give yourself a bit longer than we had though

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