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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Rhodes Drive, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 799 8899
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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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rhodes Drive, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

needs a group of people and preparation for the visit so you can really enjoy it. For me there was many things to do better than wasting sometime looking around there

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gardens are really special and nice! It will take a lot of time to really enjoy it to the full. We spent a number of hours and feel we have just touched the tip of the garden. It is a place we must visit...More

Thank Jeremy F
Reviewed 2 days ago

A visit to the gardens is a must if visiting Cape Town. We spent a Sunday just prior to Christmas there along with the world and his wife who had also chosen that day to visit. However there were adequate car parking facilities and so...More

Thank Lynda_D_13186356
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is the best botanical garden I have ever seen. With Table mountain as a backdrop this place was amazing. It has a large number of plants and beautiful walkways.

Thank AshishMehrotra
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had never been to Kirstenbosch before my visit yesterday - my mistake! The gardens are absolutely stunning! I loved the layout and found the gardens to be very well maintained. Ample lawn space provides a beautiful setting for a picnic - so pack a...More

Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very beautiful and vast garden . One can find wide variety of species of plant and flower , located near table mountain , bus service available to reach here . Entrance price is reasonable . Fresh air , surrounded by greenery , had a mind...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are beautiful and if you look carefully, there are many birds to be seen. We started on the free tour that was offered but after about 40 minutes decided it was progressing too slowly so we broke off and spent the rest of...More

Thank NV_Travelers_77
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the most beautiful botanical garden I've ever seen. It's so much more than just flowers, although the plants are most unusual. It's ringed with mountains and is about 1000 acres, with a beautiful snaking bridge crossing the areas. I saw many plants I'd...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the finest botanical gardens in the world ! A must see for every visitor to Cape Town. A wonderful shop that you can browse for hours and hours as well. Don't miss this

Thank corneb686
Reviewed 4 days ago

dont think too much and just go there. one of the reachest botanik garden in all around the world. there are free guide tours but need to check time. you can go there hop on hop off buses with blue line. also on particular dates...More

Thank Mrtglr
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Pshros
November 1, 2017|
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Response from Sarah_Struys | Property representative |
Yes, we allow picnics in the Garden. You are welcome to bring your own food, or get a picnic hamper from the Kirstenbosch Tea Room or Moyo Restaurant. Picnic blankets are welcome, but we don't allow garden furniture.
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Chantelle d
October 18, 2017|
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Response from dreyeresther |
Free guided tours of the Garden leave from the Visitors’ Centre (Gate 1) at 10h00, 11h00 and 14h00 Monday to Friday and at 10h00 on Saturdays. Free guided tours also leave from the Garden Centre (Gate 2) at 11h00 Monday to... More
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Samuel_Kullmann
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Denise and Dirk B | Reviewed this property |
Yes some of my friends went there a few days ago and told me it was incredible.
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