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of a unique wild flower heritage"

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OFFICE HRS: Mon - Thu 8:30 to 16:30, Fri 8:30 to 16:00
Closed daily from 13:00 - 14:00, Weekends and Public Holidays.

When the Botsoc Head Office is closed, please kindly visit either of the BotSoc bookshops at Kirstenbosch entrances 1 and 2, where staff will assist you with membership joining and/or renewals


Branches & Gardens



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(021) 671-5468



Branch Website: 


Visit the Kirstenbosch Branch on Facebook   


P.O. Box 53445




Mr Dirk Muller


Mr Mike Martin

Additional member

Mr Patrick Fraser​


Additional Member

​​Mrs Belinda Gebhardt

Additional Member

Mr Bongani Mnisi​​

Additional Member

Prof Eugene Moll


​Additional Member

 Dr Dee Rees

Additional Member​

Mr Tom Robbins

​Branch office

​​021 671 5468

Branch manager

​Catherine Gribble​



Louise Swanepoel

Administrative assistant

Gail Pergent




Greg Hendricks




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Sun. 4 Dec. 2016 09h00Newlands forest walkDirk Muller 0827795855; Bruce Mackenzie 0215311777

Wed. 14 Dec. 2016 07h30

Skeleton Gorge/ Nursery Ravine hike to see Disa longicornuMargaret Kahle 0217623170; Liz Barnett 0215318605
Sat. 31 Dec. 2016; Sat. 28 Jan. 2017; Sat. 25 Feb. 2017; Sat. 25 Mar. 2017Botanical RambleLiz Barnett 0215318605
Wed. 19 Jan. 2017 08h00Contours above Chapman's Peak Drive walk

Margie Herron 0216855579; Marinda Nel 0216741451

Sat. 21 Jan. 2017 08h00Steenberg PLateau walk

Ivor Jardine 0216899031

Sat. 28 Jan. 2017; Sat. 25 Feb. 2017; Sat. 25 Mar. 2017 08h00-11h00

Hack Constantia Nek


Sun. 12 Feb. 2017 08h00Myburgh's waterfall ravine to see red DisasDirk Muller 0827795855; Pat& Tony Rebelo 0217127816

​Wed. 15 Feb. 2017 08h00

Newlands Forest

Liz Barnett 0215318605; Jean Stephenson 0215317468

Wed. 15 Mar. 2017 08h00

Kalk Bay- Echo Valley/ Spes Bona Kloof

Margaret Kahle 0217623170; Chippy Steel 0217901576

Sun. 19 Mar. 2017 08h00


Jill Blignaut 0217944836; Di Franklin 0217129830



The Kirstenbosch Branch of the Botanical Society is the largest branch serving some 8000 members in the greater 

Cape Town area. Its main activities are centred on the world-famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden.

Available from the Kirstenbosch branch

Kirstenbosch Book Shop: 

For excellent gifts -- a wide selection of natural history books -- visit the Kirstenbosch Bookshop website run by the Kirstenbosch Branch of BotSoc. 


Activities at the Kirstenbosch branch

To find out more about the activities and events at Kirstenbosch Branch, visit these links

 Botanical Society Walks

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