Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in Cape Town, South Africa. The botanical garden was established back in 1913 with the purpose of preserving the nations unique flora. It is seen as one of the most important botanical gardens in the country because of this. Kirstenbosch also specialises in indigenous plant species. The garden is administered by the South African Biodiversity Institute. It is a great place to go to explore and learn about what nature in South Africa has to offer in terms of plant life.
The garden is situated at the foot of Table Mountain. If travelling by car, there is limited on-site parking available. You can get the Golden Arrow bus to the garden from ‘Mowbray Station’.
Opening Times and Admission
The botanical garden is open to the public daily, 9am-7pm in the warmer months and 9am-6pm in the colder months. Admission is set at 70ZAR for adults with a number of concession prices also available at discounted rates.