The days are slowly getting warmer and the beginning of spring ushers in a gorgeous kaleidoscope of colour as the Western Cape’s incredible floral region bursts into a spectacle of vibrant colours.
The magnificent Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden is a beautiful sight to behold as a multitude of local fynbos is showcased at its finest, a truly amazing time to visit the gardens and experience this wonderful representation of the Cape Floral Kingdom.
Celebrate spring and our Cape in bloom with a visit to The Kirstenbosch Gift Shop.
The Gift Shop has a wonderful collection of products by local South African artists, crafters and designers. In their ongoing efforts to support local talents, more than 85% of the goods on offer in the shop are locally sourced. Visitors can look forward to exploring a superb selection and wide variety of quality gifts.
The extensive range of homewares will make your house a home with beautiful selections of useful, functional and unusual designs from local iconic artists such as Caroll Boyes as well as the botanically inspired ceramic ranges by Potterseed.
There are gorgeous and exclusive tableware and printed textile products from renowned artist Sharon Boonzaaier as well as joyous, colourful, artisanal handpainted fabrics designed by Carole Nevin that are inspired by South African stories and traditions.
Other gifting options include garden & outdoor tools for those in need of some gardening inspiration. Kitchen and dining accessories to keep your house looking stylish.
The bath and body ranges include an extensive selection of Rooibos, Aloe Ferox, and bespoke Kirstenbosch fragranced soaps, candles and other luxurious gifting items.
Make picnicking in the gardens quite the occasion with a picnic basket and rug from one of the gorgeous selections.
The philosophy of the Kirstenbosch Gift Shop has always been to source an array of merchandise that speaks of the South African experience and celebrates its’ Cape floral heritage.
This philosophy has also been incorporated into the tasteful and unique design of the interior of the shop. The Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden experience has been sensitively brought into the shop, creating a space where visitors can discover products that are both exclusive and uniquely South African.
Look out for our online store launching soon.
- Location: Gate 1, Rhodes Drive, Newlands
- Opening time: Monday to
- Contact number: 021 762 2510
- Facebook: The Kirstenbosch Shop
- Instagram: kirstenboschshop