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Address: 19 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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A not so quiet oasis in the heart of Cape Town

This is a nice centrally located space, adjacent to the South African Art & History museums and Jewish museum. Was quite crowded the day I visited as there was some sort of... read more

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Key West, FL
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Key West, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This is a nice centrally located space, adjacent to the South African Art & History museums and Jewish museum. Was quite crowded the day I visited as there was some sort of military ceremony taking place. You'll find local wildlife of all sorts (squirrels & Egyptian geese, most notably) and lots of native plants in a well-maintained garden. Many of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Take a leasury stroll down the Company Gardens and feed the squirrels, I would recommend this as a family activity for people visiting Cape Town.

Thank Bart t
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Catch a taxi there as minimal parking and make sure you have some bread to feed the squirrels.. Beautiful well kept garden full of hungry cute squirrels who will climb up on you when feeding them, also a lot of pigeons looking for a crumb to steal. Great place for all ages. The museum and art gallery can be part... More 

Thank daniellel379
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located just north of the city it's a great space to walk, explore or just sit down and enjoy. Gardens have many different sections that are themed and very well maintained. Links directly to the city do if exploring the museums then you can visit then and walk to the city it's that close. It also has a small bird... More 

Thank Jason S
Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an ok area that you are able to walk through at your convenience in Cape Town. This originated thru gardening for the residents for food resources, and now has become a source of many lovely trees and plants, squirrels are so tame they come right to you for food. Kids love this feature

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the company gardens on a Sunday morning - we hadn't known about them until we found them on our morning walk. What an awesome place - squirrels abound and other local wildlife. There was a dance group practicing and an amazing amount of history within the Gardens - the Houses of Parliament, South African Museum and many others.... More 

Thank Karen255114
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose my lodging in Cape Town to be convenient to Company’s Gardens, as I anticipated visiting several times. This turned out to be a wise decision, as it would be rushed to experience everything the park offers in one day. The gardens are very well designed and maintained, and there are various tourist attractions there. The National Gallery was... More 

Thank dannymfoster
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to spend a morning with the children. We took our two girls (7 and 3 years old) to Company's Gardens on a sunny winter morning for a late breakfast and stroll around the gardens. Peaceful and tranquil atmosphere in the Mother City. Bring a camera and enjoy the setting. Lots of squirels and brids to feed.... More 

Thank RobvT1973
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well located, beautiful gardens, free - can picnic there or just chill. The gardens are well cared for. Neat and an excellent place to get some much needed fresh air.

Thank welmakekana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the gardens, as part of a free walking tour, a restful place in a busy city surrounded by historic buildings..

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