Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Encompassing more than 1,300 acres, this garden displays the incredible biodiversity of South Africa.

A lush view of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town

Created in 1913 on the east slope of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden unites the flora of South Africa on one expansive estate. One crucial aspect of its appeal is that it fosters only plants indigenous to South Africa. It was the first botanic garden in the world dedicated to a country's native flora and fauna. Also, because it's situated at the heart of the Cape Floristic Region, a UNESCO-designated landmark, is it the first botanical garden to be part of a World Heritage site.

Conducted theme walks take you through various gardens such as medicinal and fragrant ones. There is also a greenhouse for plants from the country's desert areas. Summer and holiday concerts are held here and there are three restaurants on site.

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Rhodes Dr. 7735 Cape Town South Africa


+27 0 21 799 8783 Attraction’s Website

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