Parks & Gardens (38 of 2243 Things To Do in Western Cape)

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Stellenbosch Parks & Gardens

Old Nectar Gardens

Old Nectar’s famous gardens in Stellenbosch are spectacular for the variety of trees, the abundance of colours, and the sheer tranquillity that infuses every part of them to create a verdant escape from the city ... more

WHEN?
These magnificent gardens are open to the public on weekdays (09h00 to 17h00). On weekends, they can only be seen by prior appointment.

Stellenbosch Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Stellenbosch Botanical Gardens

The Stellenbosch Botanical Garden is the oldest university botanic garden in South Africa. The Garden is beautifully maintained and includes three glass houses (tropical-, succulent- and karoo houses), Lotus lily / ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 08h00 to 17h00. Closed on some public holidays.

Newlands Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is world-renowned for the beauty and diversity of the Cape flora it displays and for the magnificence of its setting against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain. The ... more

WHEN?
Open 365 days a year from 08h00 to 19h00 (September to March) and from 08h00 to 18h00 (April to August).

Bettys Bay Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Harold Porter Botanical Garden

Frolic in fynbos (native 'fine leafed' bush); 190.5 ha of natural fynbos and 10 ha of cultivated fynbos flower from Cape coastline to mountain hump at the Harold Porter National Botanical Garden. Beach dunes ... more

WHEN?
Weekdays from 08h00 to 16h30
Wweekends and public holidays from 08h00 to 17h00.

Wynberg Parks & Gardens

Choose & Pick Roses at Chart Farm

The Chart Farm in Wynberg is a giant rose garden where you can go to pick dozens of roses for a really good price. Chart Farm is situated adjacent to Wynberg Park about 15 minutes from Cape Town city centre ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 09h00 to 16h30.

Wynberg Nightlife & Theatre / Parks & Gardens

Theatre in the Park

'This tree or not this tree?' is the question of most Shakespearian students and fans scouting out a pre-theatre picnic spot in the Maynardville Park. Home to Maynardville Open-air Theatre, this leafy venue under a ... more

WHEN?
Nightly by booking (student and senior citizen discount tickets only issued at the door 30 minutes before performance).

Durbanville Parks & Gardens

Durbanville Rose Garden

Rose scenery flourishes aground as romantic scents float aloft. The flower of love has a 3.5 hectare dedication in Durbanville where 500 rose varietals on 4500 bushes reveal beauty saturated blooms separated in ... more

WHEN?
Daily, sunrise to sunset. Free secure parking.

Albertinia Parks & Gardens

House of Aloes

In the plant kingdom there is one superhero. A hero so legendary that its powers reach far back into African ancestry. A hero with so much magic that it can heal the sick; soothe the burnt, disinfect the ... more

WHEN?
Open daily, please call to confirm.

Mouille Point Family Entertainment / Parks & Gardens

Take the Kids for a ride on The Blue Train

Riding the Blue Train is a fun activity for children from one year old and up. Have a little trip on Cape Town's only miniature train with a view of the sea, passing ships and Robben Island. You can also spend ... more

WHEN?
The train operates every day from 09h00 until sunset, weather permitting.

Cape Point Parks & Gardens / Nurseries / Cafés & Eateries / Cafés & Coffee Shops

Good Hope Nursery

The Tea Garden at the Good Hope Nursery offers outside seating on custom made wooden furniture, amongst the fynbos flora and fauna and lulled by the trickle of the stream and the birdsong - It's a very restful and ... more

WHEN?
Opening hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 09h00 to 17h00; Fridays from 09h00 to 16h00; Weekends and public holidays from 10h00 to 16h00. Closed in winter from 6 July to 6 August.

Constantia Walks & Hiking / Parks & Gardens

Garden Tour at Cellars Hohenort

The exquisite gardens of The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, nestled in the verdant winelands of Constantia, Cape Town, are nothing less than breath-taking to see. Colours erupt as clivias and roses bloom; and countless ... more

WHEN?
Garden tours take place at 10h30 every Wednesday.
Booking is essential.

Constantia Parks & Gardens

Herb Garden Tours with the Chef

The Cellars Hohenort chef conducts tours of the hotel Herb Garden every afternoon from 3pm to 3.30pm. If you are a budding chef or interested in herbs why not book onto this half hour tour and see what the chef ... more

WHEN?
Booking is essential for this tour so please make sure you book well in advance. Tours at 15h00 every day.

Claremont Parks & Gardens

Arderne Gardens

Arderne Gardens is a picturesque park situated on Main Road in Claremont, Cape Town, and is open to visitors throughout the day. The 4,5 hectare garden contains one of the richest collections of exotic trees and ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 08h00 to 16h30.

Wellington Picnic / Parks & Gardens / Walks & Hiking / Wine Tours & Tasting

Picnic at Doolhof Wine Estate

Meandering through Doolhof Estate is the picturesque Kromme River. The River Walk, which was created in 2007, allows visitors to enjoy the scenic views on offer at Doolhof. One can follow the meandering path for ... more

WHEN?
By prior arrangement. Please enquire.

Robertson Parks & Gardens / Nurseries

Sheilam Cactus Garden & Nursery

Established in 1954 this cactus and succulent nursery has been owned and operated by the Schwegmann family since 1967. Located outside Cape Town, South Africa, and boasting approximately 2000 species of plants, the ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 08h00 to 17h00.
Saturday and Public Holidays from 08h00 to 16h00.
Nurseries and clients requiring specialist attention, by appointment only.
Closed on Sundays and religious holidays (Christmas 25 and 26 December).

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