In the news: It’s that time of the year again where we look forward to ending off the weekends with music that satisfies the most diverse tastes in the spectacularly beautiful Kirstenbosch Garden. Meet with friends and family, gather your picnic baskets and blankets to enjoy the floral heritage and the mountain and let the music end your weekend on a high note.
The 13th of September is officially known at World Chocolate Day and we have found some of the best spots in Cape Town to celebrate. If you do not have a sweet tooth, then do not fear, chocolate usually goes hand-in-hand with a great cup of coffee! So come and celebrate this day of Coffee Chocolate and Decadence with the Cape Town Big 7!
The Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts are one of the best ways to spend your Sunday afternoons. Summer isn’t summer in Cape Town without the exciting lineup of Sunday sunset live music performances at the beautiful Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. The line-up has been set and the tickets are currently on sale!
In the News: September means spring and time to think about flowers, particularly our own indigenous flora. This year you can look at southern African flora through the eyes of our top botanical artists at the exhibition on at the Old Mutual Conference Centre, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens from 17-25 September.
A trip to the Mother City will not be complete without a visit to each Cape Town Big 7 attractions namely: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia – represents the perfect combination of dramatic scenic beauty, enthralling history and exhilarating activities that have come to define this beautiful corner of South Africa.
If you find yourself at a loose end on a cold winters day in Cape Town, why not join one of the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens’ Family Winter Wonders Programme activities this School Holiday? Alternatively join a kid friendly guided garden walk that are offered free of charge – you are guaranteed to visit places in Kirstenbosch that you’ve never seen before.
Safety is a number one priority at the Table Mountain Cableway. For this reason, the Cableway closes each year for a brief period to allow a team of experienced engineers to inspect the entire operation. This year, the cableway will be closed from Monday 25 July until Sunday 7 August.
In the News: There was jubilation at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI-Kirstenbosch and Harold Porter) exhibit at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show this morning when designers David Davidson and Ray Hudson and the team of SANBI staff and volunteers learned that they had won South Africa’s 35th gold medal in 41 years at exhibiting at the prestigious show.
In the News: From May 11 to June 11; Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is the backdrop to the famous William Sweetlove – Water Wars exhibition. Sweetlove’s Water Wars, is a cautionary installation highlights the consequences of man’s environmental choices…