Join us in this mesmerising narrative, as we take you on a journey of discovery at the heart of Cape Town’s natural wonder, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

2023 – It’s not just a visit; it’s an immersive adventure into the embrace of nature’s finest spectacles.

A Serene Oasis

As we meander through the lush pathways of Kirstenbosch, each turn reveals a tapestry of vibrant blooms and exotic flora. The air is perfumed with the scents of native flowers, creating a sensory delight that captivates and soothes the soul. This is where the bustling cityscape yields to the tranquil whispers of nature.

A Symphony of Senses

The beauty of Kirstenbosch lies not only in its visual splendour but also in its seamless integration with the elements. Feel the gentle caress of the Cape breeze, hear the symphony of bird songs, and witness the sunlight playing hide and seek through the canopy of ancient trees. It’s a place where the raw beauty of South Africa unfolds in its most unadulterated form.

A Journey Through South Africa’s Ecosystems and History

Kirstenbosch is a garden that tells the story of South Africa’s diverse ecosystems with tales hidden in every corner, from the sculpted garden beds to the historical conservatories. Every step is a step back in time, a chance to connect with the roots of this magnificent land.


Discover Hidden Treasures!

Embrace the spirit of exploration and wander around the paths to discover hidden nooks, each with its own unique charm. Whether it’s the tranquillity of a secluded bench or the awe-inspiring view from a hilltop, Kirstenbosch invites you to create your own journey of discovery.

A Culinary Pause in Nature’s Embrace

In the midst of exploration, if a moment of relaxation beckons, Kirstenbosch Tea Room offers the perfect respite. Indulge in a cup of aromatic coffee or a delightful snack, surrounded by the serene backdrop of the garden. The Kirstenbosch Tea Room is more than just a café; it’s a quaint haven where time slows down, allowing you to savour every sip and bite amidst nature’s beauty.

For those seeking a more elaborate dining experience, venture to Moyo, it’s a culinary journey that celebrates the rich flavours and traditions of African cuisine. At Moyo, dining is an experience that transcends the ordinary. Surrounded by the lush greenery of Kirstenbosch, savour dishes that are as vibrant and diverse as the garden itself.

Join the Adventure

As Cape Town’s treasures continue to allure and captivate, share your experiences using the hashtag #CapeTownBig6. From the magic of Cape Point to the charm of Groot Constantia, and now the enchanting beauty of Kirstenbosch, each destination offers a unique story to tell. Let your exploration be guided by curiosity and a thirst for discovery, just like Joshua and Janice Roode​

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There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 6, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 6 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.

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