Company's GardenFree: All time

Enjoy a leisurely walk in these shady green sanctuary for a break from the hustle and bustle of the Cape Town. Company’s Gardens has everything you need to relax: carpet-like lawn, winding paths with trees, a rose garden, a Japanese garden, fish pond, aviary and a tea garden. Besides having the access to some 8,000 species of plants in the gardens, visitors can also enjoy the company of squirrels that are abundant. Be on the look out for the rare albino squirrel!

Address: Plein Street, Cape Town
Opening hours: Daily 7am – 7pm
Phone: +27 (0)21 487 6800

Photo credit: Richard Mortel (Flickr CC)