Hantam NBG: Visitor Information

Garden Rules

Enjoy this beautiful botanical Garden and protect our natural heritage.

Please do:

  • Learn more about plants and animals
  • Explore the Garden and marvel at the richness and diversity of all forms of life
  • Bring your camera and binoculars
  • Watch birds, and spot wild animals like the steenbok, bat-eared fox and Cape porcupine
  • Walk, cycle, jog or just sit and relax or explore wild secrets under endless skies

Please don't:

  • Walk in the veld, trample, break or remove any plants, flowers or seeds
  • Disturb, harm or remove any wildlife
  • Litter
  • Light fires, drop cigarettes or let off fireworks

Picnics, braais and rubbish

  • You are welcome to picnic at the Hantam NBG.
  • Braais/barbecues are not allowed.
  • Hantam NBG is a No Bins Garden.
  • Visitors are expected to take their rubbish with them when they leave the Garden and dispose of it responsibly.

Dogs at Hantam NBG

Dogs are not allowed in the Garden.

Safety Tips

  • Protect your skin. Limit the amount of direct sunlight you receive between 10 am and 2 pm. Use sunscreen of SPF 15 or higher and wear a hat.
  • Take enough water with you, especially if you are planning on spending the day in the Garden as there are no taps/water along the walking trails.
  • Wear eye protection. Sunglasses act as a "sunscreen" for your eyes and protect them against harmful UV rays.
Last updated on 19 January 2016
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