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Company's Gardens

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19 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

What a shame - the gardens not been kept like it use to be - lot of people sleeping under trees and bushes. dirty - the poor fish pond had a lot of rubbish in it - hope it would be cleaned soon the poor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Company's Garden were the original gardens in the Cape setup for the Dutch East India Company to source food from when they stopped over. It is now a mixture of lush trees, open grass patches, some herb and food gardens and ponds. At the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelYoung
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an enjoyable stroll through some nice greenery. To me it's not a must see but if you have time and want to walk through a nice park/gardens then you might enjoy spending a couple of hours here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dps_Sedona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming little park in the very center of the city despite an occasional homeless person harassing you for change

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank exungui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a myth but indeed true fact. The Company Gardens which is Cape Towns green heart (based in the center of Cape Town) is a delightful way to spend a day. Buy some nuts at the local vendor and feed the squirrels and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ShaCPT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wandered thru this garden. Accessible with no entrance fee. If you are interested in old trees that have been planted long time ago, it is worth visiting. Recommended to have a personal or group guide to explain about the history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GerardV754
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

these are beautiful historic gardens right in the middle of the CBD - you can go on your own and stay as long as you like or else you can see it during one of the free walking tours and get some historical perspective too....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lannie62
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Amazing place to relax see some birds have a picnic enjoy the fresh air and just be one with nature. A must for locals and tourists alike...be careful of the beggars, do not feed the squirrels even though they beg too and steer clear of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 592melissa
Reviewed 10 December 2018

This garden is in the heart of Cape Town and was originally used to grow fruits, vegetables and flowers for residents. We were there in the Spring and there was not much blooming. There were many people using the garden as a gathering place and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mitchfromdenver
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Situated in the Central Cape Town, these gardens about four hundred years old. Originally created by settlers to grow fresh produce. It is now a favourite for locals as well as visitors. It houses the oldest pear tree dating mid seventeenth century. In addition, it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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30 November 2016|
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Response from MariusB1604 | Reviewed this property |
The Park is in Central Cape Town and busy with people using it mainly for relaxation and walking or visiting the museums. As mentioned before, it is not very big and maybe not ideal for the purpose you want to use it for... More
30 November 2016|
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Response from Frans JC M | Reviewed this property |
Safe yes. Not very big though. You'd have to do laps 🍷
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23 February 2015|
Response from Chanti_CT | Reviewed this property |
bit late but yes, wifi is slow to great depending on where you are in the country. Cape town no different from Europe.