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Green Point Park and Biodiversity Garden

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Address: Bay Road, Cape Town Central 8051, South Africa
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+27 21 799 8783

The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010....

The urban park was one of the legacy projects of the FIFA World Cup 2010. The area is adjacent to the Cape Town Stadium and has stunning views of both the stadium as well as Signal Hill. Lovely place to bring the kids to excercise or to have a picnic. It is also a learning experience for young and old. The garden is separated into ‘People and Plants’, ‘Wetlands’ and ‘Discovering Biodiversity’. The park hours are from 7 to 7 with visible security.

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A fine afternoon stroll

Found this park whilst strolling from Cape Town. Made a nice change from downtown. Gardens were well maintained and clean. The biodiversity park provided a good introduction to... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Ian S
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Found this park whilst strolling from Cape Town. Made a nice change from downtown. Gardens were well maintained and clean. The biodiversity park provided a good introduction to Feldvos and it's importance to SA, very educational. 1-2 hours here is a recommended visit. A few places to eat and drink.

Thank Ian S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Nice safe clean park. Good views and once you get to the promenade side there are plenty of places to eat at.

Thank nanklesaria
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is an unexpected oasis I found purely by chance when taking a walk from Sea Point to the Central City. That's about an hour's walk so it was nice to wander through here and sit in the shade for a while on the way back. You could also stop in here on your way to or from the V&A... More 

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

my self and fiance with the kids we went to green point park for the day for the kids to have some fun.

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The park is great! Very funny and informatively made, so that everyone child-to-granny has an interesting time there. Also "hands-on" and interactive experiences on plants and biodiversity can be made.

Thank Tatjana S
Ripley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

If the weather is not too hot, here's a nice place for a stroll and a mini-explore. It is a very unchallenging walk, flat and safe underfoot - with interesting information boards along the way. Keep your eyes on the lighthouse and you'll also reach a convenient stop for the Red Bus Tour.

Thank Peter M
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

Lovely place to take the kids on a walk around Cape Town. And free, could you want more? Lots to see and do.

Thank Treflesg
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

A must visit on a stay in Cape Town. The gardens are very interesting with little nooks with interesting plantings to see. Well maintained

Thank Graeme H
Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Beautiful gardens, open areas/ lawn to picnic. Lots of space for kids to play and run, while mum and dad have a chill time on the picnic blanket. Undercover table and benches also available for parties and family get-together. And the best part...entry is FREE!

Thank marykecollins
Fish Hoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Here you can see how the khoisan people lived before European man arrived here, Walk in a super safe park for children or just walk and enjoy the fresh air or take a picknick basket

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