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Cloud 9 band

Cloud 9 band presents Rock icons in the Garden Route Botanical Garden!

Gates open at 1pm
Bring own food and drinks
Entrance is R90.00 non members of the Garden and R80.00 for members of the Garden(membership card to be shown on arrival)
Accompanied children of 12 years and under are absolutely free!

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Night life of the Garden

Join us on the 20th of December, on a night tour around the Garden Route Botanical Garden, and try spot our local night life!

Be on the lookout for the Knysna dwarf chameleon, interesting insects, birds as well as our 11 different species of frogs!

You’ll need • a flashlight and • a very good ear to track their calls, and lastly • lots of enthusiasm!

Joining us on our tour will be Amphibian Expert Ferdie de Lange, the Garden Route Snakes team and Expert of all things living the Garden Route Botanical Garden, Colin Ralston.

Meeting point – Garden Route Environmental Education Center.

R30.00 to participate

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Christmas in the Garden With Carpe Musicam!

Join us in celebration of the Christmas Spirit at the Garden Route Botanical Garden with Carpe Musicam!

The concert will start at 18:30 at the Concert Lawn at the Garden Route Botanical Garden. Please bring your own chairs and picnic baskets along and be a part of this exciting Christmas Music Performance of modern and traditional favourites, this year for the first time presented by the 90-PIECE CARPE MUSICAM! Orchestra & Choir.

Entrance is free of charge. Donations will be collected in aid of the Garden Route Botanical Garden.

For more information, please call 044 874 1558 or email

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Halloween movie night

Join us for an open-air screening of the 1978 classic movie, Halloween, as we celebrate the actual day of Halloween at the Garden Route Botanical Garden.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Time: Gates Open @ 18:00; Show Starts @ 19:00
Cost: R50 pp
Age Restriction: 13PG

There will be loads of prizes for best-dressed as well as snacks and drinks for sale. Bring along your picnic basket, drinks and a chair / blanket and join us for a spooky evening under the stars.

For more information, please contact 044 874 1558 or email

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Bee Talk

On the 24th of July 2019, Yvette van Wyk presented her findings on the historical interconnection between  humans of the Southern Cape and Honey-bees at the Garden Route Botanical Garden.

2019 An Ancient Relationship between Plants, Bees and Humans

This fascinating research stems from her doctoral thesis – ‘Plants, people, and place: complex, mutualistic, and co-evolving global patterns through time’. Follow the link below to read deeper into van Wyk’s integrally pertinent research

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