Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens4831 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Rhodes Dr, Cape Town 7735, South Africa
- Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +27-217998783
- Ticket Price: 45 ZAR
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Garden, Park, Botanical Garden, Family And Kids
These Unique and Beautiful Botanical Gardens are a real treat for the nature lover. Home to several rare and even endangered species of plants and animals, the botanical gardens are extremely important from the point of view of ecology and conservation. The Fynbos which are a rare variety of bush-like vegetation which are unique to this geographical area are preserved and bred here. Around 7000 species of plants are currently under cultivation.
The place is a part of a Natural Reserve so you are able to see many rare species of birds and animals inhabiting it as well. The gardens are not just a beautiful sight but an amazing initiative to preserve the natural wealth of Cape Town. As they are located on a mountainside, their beauty is augmented manifold by the elevation and uniqueness of these mountains.
Be sure to enjoy your walks up the mountain as you discover more and more about the amazing wildlife and plant life of the region. It is a definite must do for adventurers and nature lovers. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Cape Town itinerary 2 days.
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens Travel Tips
- Being quite a steep climb the mountains are not recommended for wheelchair users however, the gardens have a few areas which can be visited by them.
- You can have a nice picnic in the Gardens.
- Visitors who litter, smoke, play loud music, walk on the flowerbeds etc will be fined.
How to Reach Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
- Rhodes Drive
- Silvertree restaurant and Fynbos Deli
- The Kirstenbosch Tea Room
- Caffé Botanica.
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65.22% of people who visit Cape Town include Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens in their plan
08 AM - 09 AM
60.87% of people start their Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens visit around 08 AM - 09 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
63.16% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens