Listings in Gardens to visit
These are gardens of botanical interest, or gardens that are permanently open - ie all year round.
Please also see Open Gardens - listed under EVENTS.
The Free State National Botanical Gardens was established in 1967 and is also known as the City of Roses.
Rayton Road , Off Dan Pienaar Drive, R702
Bloemfontein, Free State
Established in 1946. A pristine getaway. 76 hectares. An urban oasis situated in the Eastern suburbs in South Africa's capital Pretoria.
2 Cussonia Avenue,
Established in 1921. Found on the outskirts of Worcester in the Western Cape, 155 hectares of semi-desert vegetation, 11 of which is cultivated. The Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden is the only succulent garden in the Southern hemisphere.
Roux Road, Panarama, Off N1
Worcester, Western Cape
Rustenberg wine estate features 2 large farm gardens. The Schoongezicht garden is open to the public throughout the year. Rustenberg Manor House garden is open to the public during the month of November for three days.
PO BOX 33, Lelie Road, Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch
Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7599
The renowned Old Nectar gardens outside Stellenbosch, 35km from the Cape Town International Airport, have been open to the public for over sixty years and are visited by garden lovers from all over the world through the four seasons of the year.
This lovely garden is situated in the centre of the coastal fynbos where the flora is at its richest. Established in 1959. 10 hectares of cultivated fynbos garden and 190.5 of pristine natural fynbos.
Cnr Clarence Drive & Broadwith Road
Betty's Bay, Western Cape
Established in 1969. The garden is shaped by the two rivers that runs thru namely the Crocodile and Nels River.
Off the R40 Whit e River Road,
Turn off at Riverside Value Mart Intersection
The Botanical Garden is located in the historical center of Stellenbosch and is the oldest university botanical garden in South Africa. **Still under lockdown until further notice.
Stellenbosch University Botanical Gardens
c/o Neethling & Van Riebeeck Streets
Stellenbosch, Western Cape 7600
Established in 1874. Flowering every season of the year KwaZulu Natal Botanical Garden is full of grandeur and charm.
2 Swartkop Road