Situated along the slopes of Cape Town’s towering Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Gardens is one of the most pristine botanical gardens on the planet.

According to South African Tourism, Kirstenbosch Gardens is home to approximately 7,000 plants species. It’s also part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

If you’re planning a Cape Town holiday, there many public means of transport to get to Kirstenbosch Gardens, but hiring a car in Cape Town is by far the best way to explore this natural wonder. To whet your appetite here are 18 reasons why you should visit  Kirstenbosch Gardens.


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Growing in #kirstenbosch botanical garden

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Most beautiful botanical gardens….

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If you would like the freedom to do what you want, when you want to, you might want to consider car hire Cape Town for your transportation needs.