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First established in 1913, the renowned 828ha Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is located on the slopes of Table Mountain’s back table in Cape Town. The back table experiences a great deal more precipitation than other parts of Cape Town which produces thicker foliage and fertile soil, the perfect place to showcase the wealth of indigenous flora so prevalent in this area.
Kirstenbosch lies in the smallest floral kingdom in the world and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The gardens are beautifully laid out with two restaurants and sprawling lawns for visitors to enjoy picnics and chill. A no-bin policy is employed to encourage visitors to take their waste home and keep the gardens pristine and free of vermin.
Paths meander through gardens filled with indigenous trees, proteas, ericas, cycads and many other plant species. There is a silver tree forest to explore further up the slopes and a crystal clear spring collects at... Show more
About Guest Houses
For a more down to earth experience there are guest houses. Less expensive than hotels, they offer a more homey environment, as well as more privacy. Converted from a private house it’s a much gentler environment and for those with furry friends, there are also pet friendly options. They are usually well situated with shops and places of interest nearby. Being so small it offers a much more personal and intimate attention to it’s upkeep, leaving you with a more polished and homely experience.