Discover how a dysfunctional public space was transformed into a vibrant people's park. Green Map’s Philip Todres introduces you to Peter van Heerden, Spatial Planner and Project Manager at City of Cape Town, who provides fascinating insights. Horticulturist Marijke Honig walks you through the Biodiversity Showcase Garden she designed.
Cape Town Stadium
Reach via the Helen Suzman Bllvd to the parking facility off Bill Peters Drive. Stadium station on MyCiTi bus route.
Places to stop along the way:
Take time out for tea, coffee, lunch or breakfast at Tea in the Park
Best time to walk:
The park opens at 7h00 and closes at 19h00 daily
Please wear a hat and remember to use a sunscreen
Allow at least an hour for this walk, as there are lots of stops along the way.
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