Aerial Boardwalk in Cape Town

Aerial Boardwalk in Cape Town, South Africa.

Boardwalks are generally designed to prevent damage to sensitive areas like wetlands. An aerial boardwalk goes one step ‘above’ that and takes you up into habitats you wouldn’t normally experience. We’re proud of our beautiful aerial boardwalk that winds through a canopy of trees in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens getting you up close and personal with some of Africa’s most beautiful trees and affording you some of Cape Town’s most…

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Aerial Boardwalk in Cape Town
Aerial Boardwalk in Cape Town, South Africa - The Boomslang in Kirstenbosch Gardens

Aerial Boardwalk in Cape Town, South Africa.

Boardwalks are generally designed to prevent damage to sensitive areas like wetlands. An aerial boardwalk goes one step ‘above’ that and takes you up into habitats you wouldn’t normally experience. We’re proud of our beautiful aerial boardwalk that winds through a canopy of trees in the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens getting you up close and personal with some of Africa’s most beautiful trees and affording you some of Cape Town’s most spectacular views. The aerial boardwalk has been informally named - The Boomslang - after a snake, that hangs out in sub-Saharan Africa terrifying a lot of people even though it’s a very reclusive serpent that seldom bites humans preferring to eat baby birds and rats.

A walk along the gently swaying 130-meter long wood and steel raised boardwalk with the heavily forested east side of Table Mountain above you and Cape Town’s celebrated garden all around you is one of the top experiences to be enjoyed in the mother city.

Picture by Adam Harrower.

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Cape Town | Aerial Boardwalk - Kirstenbosch Garden - Tree Canopy Walkway

Kirstenbosch Garden - Tree Canopy Walkway. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, nestled at eastern slopes of Table Mountain is home to more than 20 000 indigenous plants. Established in 1913, Kirstenbosch was founded to conserve and display South Africa’s unique flora. The large conservatory exbits plants from different regions. Outdoors the focus is on plants native to the Cape is and...