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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Venue:Rhodes Drive
Cape Town
Cost:Adults: R35 SA Students (with card): R20 Children: R10 Under 6 yrs: Free BOTSOC Members: Free SA Senior Citizens (with ID): Free on Tuesdays, except on public holidays
Doors Open:08h00

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is acclaimed as one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain. Kirstenbosch was established in 1913 to promote, conserve and display the extraordinarily rich and diverse flora of southern Africa, and was the first botanic garden in the world to be devoted to a country's indigenous flora. Kirstenbosch displays a wide variety of the unique plant life of the Cape Flora, as well as plants from all the diverse regions of southern Africa, both outdoors and in the Botanical Society Conservatory. There are over 7000 species in cultivation at Kirstenbosch, including many rare and threatened species.