Life & Leisure

Babylonstoren Gardens

Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the Cape. Beloved for its magnificent garden that is laid out over 3,5 hectares (8 acres), the garden is divided into 15 sections that comprise fruit, vegetables, berries, bees for pollinating, indigenous plants, fragrant lawns, a prickly pear maze,… Continue reading Babylonstoren Gardens

Stellenbosch Botanical Garden

The Botanical Gardens are located in the historical center of Stellenbosch. They are the oldest university botanical gardens in South Africa. This compact garden houses an enormous diversity of plants, both indigenous to South Africa as well as exotic plants. The Garden is open to the public and admission is free. The Botanical Garden is… Continue reading Stellenbosch Botanical Garden