Kirstenbosch Walking Tour

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    24 Nov 2016
    Clock 40min      Length1mi
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    Tourdescription About the audio tour

    This walking tour takes you on a loop through the lower slopes of the gardens. It has a little bit of everything of interest, including botany, history, landscape, art and culture. It’s a walk of sensual delight through the natural beauty of the gardens throughout, and you even get to touch and smell the fynbos in the fragrance garden! The walk goes via the rare plant garden and erica beds to the forested dell and prehistoric cycad collection. It carries on into the wilder parts of the garden, through the tree tops on the boomslang canopy walkway. The return loop of the walk is via the succulent garden, spring flowerbeds and the Zimbabwe stone sculpture collection.

    Majorlandmarks Major Landmarks

    Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Conservatory, The Dell, Oldest Cycad, Pearson's Grave, Enchanted Forest, Wild Almond Tree

    Startingpoint Directions to starting point

    Gate Two, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

    Tips Tips

    Places to stop along the way:

    Lawns, The Tea Room, Moyo's

    Best time to walk:

    During Kirstenbosch opening hours.

    Precautions:

    Bring a hat in summer, and a raincoat in winter. The only place with WiFi at Kirstenbosch is the Vida e Caffe at Gate One, and 3G is unreliable. The walk starts at Gate Two, and you'd be better off downloading everything before you get there.

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    Very informative and the narrator was very passionate. Directions could have been a bit clearer.

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    I did this walk last weekend. Such a lovely, informative experience!

    Posted by Lauren Edwards , almost 4 years ago

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