Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Seated at the base of the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens boasts an almost completely indigenous flora, with the plants that are cultivated in the greenhouses are native to the region. Visitors can look forward to enjoying the many picnic areas, hiking trails, restaurants and summer evening concerts.

Comprising of about 528-hectares of fertile land encompassing long green lawns, colourful flowers, cool forests and refreshing streams which make it a scenic outing for friends and family. Whilst visiting the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens during your South African safari with us, you’ll be able enjoy the many picnic areas, hiking trails, walking paths, shops, restaurants, exhibitions and popular summer evening concerts that can be found there.

Kirstenbosch - Cape Town
Kirstenbosch – Cape Town

The Gardens are open every day of the year, making it a viable stop over whilst on a South African safari, and is home to some fascinating birds, small ground animals, tree mammals and reptiles that thrive in the indigenous flora.

The best time to explore Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on your South Africa safari with us is between the seasons, which allows you to avoid the Cape Town winter rains and the extreme heat of summer.

Have a look at our range of South African safaris that include Table Mountain, or read about other South African attractions that you might want to visit during your safari with us.

Feel free to contact us with an enquiry regarding a possible South African safari that includes a visit to the Kirstenbosch Gardens, or read up about some of the other attractions that can be enjoyed in South Africa.

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