Gardens Backpacker Accommodation
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Nearby Attractions & Landmarks
Table Mountain, Long Street, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Two Oceans Marathon, Noon Gun, Lions Head, Heart of Cape Town Museum, Langa Township, Koopmans-de Wet House, Two Oceans Aquarium, Chavonnes Battery Museum, Castle of Good Hope, District Six Museum, Groot Constantia, Newlands Brewery, Holocaust Centre, Rhodes Memorial, The Company's Garden, Greenmarket Square, South African Museum and Planetarium, Newlands Stadium, Orange Kloof, South African National Gallery , Blue Train, Long Street Baths, Signal Hill, St George's Cathedral, Whisky Live Festival, V&A Waterfront, World of Birds
More info about Gardens
Gardens is a vibrant and buzzing area close to Cape Town CBD, located beneath Table Mountain and Lions Head. It’s central position makes it an ideal hangout for young professionals, especially those in creative industries. There are a number of production and publishing companies located in the area. It is also a stone’s throw away from Cape Town’s various museums and galleries.
Gardens is named due to its close proximity to the Company Gardens in the CBD. Once used to grow fresh produce, the Company Gardens is now a park and heritage site.
Things to do
The Iziko South African Museum, situated in the Company Gardens, is home to more than one and a half million specimens of scientific importance. The collections range from fossils to ancient stone tools, as well as San rock paintings. Millions of people have wandered the halls of this museum marvelling at its fascinating finds.
Another exciting activity housed inside the South African Museum, is the Iziko... Show more
For those who are a little adventurous and enjoy the company of other travellers, you can decide to stay at a Backpackers. Often having to share a room with others as well as costs, it is incredibly inexpensive. Often the best choice for those who may be just passing through or will be occupied for the majority of their day. It comes with the most basic amenities and is often formed as part of a bar or similar establishment. Not recommended for those who want privacy, this is best suited for those who wouldn’t mind meeting various other interesting travellers.