Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

KIRSTEN BOSCH NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDENS:

Ten minutes drive from Tarragona is Kirstenbosch - one of Cape Town's BIG SIX

Hosts numerous musical concerts, has superior conference facilities, coffee shop and restaurant a must when in Cape Town The Most Beautiful Garden in Africa. A gift by Cecil John Rhodes to the nation, it is situated on the Eastern slopes of Table mountain. It boasts the proud distinction of being the first botanical garden in the world to be included within a natural World Heritage Site. Home to over 7000 species of plants,125 species of birds, numerous small and medium sized mammals, a host of butterflies and insects, amphibians and other reptiles. Open all year round. Web site: www.sanbi.org