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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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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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An Oasis

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Rawsonville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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Ripley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Green Point Park is a nice, relaxed break from the hustle and bustle of neer by V&A and or Central Cape Town

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

A haven of peace , tranquility and biodiversity learning on the Atlantic Seaboard. Enjoyed by all Capetonians and celebrated by many out of towners as well - locally and internationally.

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