Head Office

South African National Biodiversity Institute
Private Bag X101
Silverton, 0184
South Africa
Tel +27 (0)12 843 5000 Fax: +27 (0)12 804 3211
Physical Address: 2 Cussonia Ave, Brummeria, Pretoria.

Map showing directions to SANBI Head Office

SANBI Cape Town Office

SANBI Private Bag x7,
Claremont 7735
South Africa
Tel +27 (0)21 799 8800 Fax: +27 (0)21 762 3229
Physical Address: Kirstenbosch NBG, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town.


Addresses for SANBI Gardens  are listed on their home pages.

Free State NBG

Hantam NBG

Harold Porter NBG

Karoo Desert NBG

Kirstenbosch NBG

KwaZulu-Natal NBG

Lowveld NBG

Pretoria NBG

Walter Sisulu NBG

Venues for hire

Many of SANBI's Gardens have venues for hire available to the public. To book a venue for events including conferences, weddings and other functions please contact the Gardens or venues directly or visit each Garden's page.

Research & HCD programmes

Visit the Biodiversity Science pages and Human Capital Development pages for contact details of the various programmes, or use the Staff Contact Facility to contact staff members in these programmes.


General enquiries: info@sanbi.org.za
Website enquiries: webmaster@sanbi.org.za
Staff members: To send emails to SANBI staff members please make use of the Staff Contact Facility. Alternatively you can try this format: initial.surname@sanbi.org.za


For formal enquiries in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information direct enquiries to SANBI's Information Officer: Jimmy van Zyl

Postal Address: SANBI, Private Bag x7, Claremont 7735. South Africa.



SANBI has zero tolerance of fraud and corruption. To report suspected fraud at SANBI
Email: fraud@kpmg.co.za
Call: 0800 434 373

To report complaints on environmental, social and/or gender harms arising from SANBI’s activities
Email: safeguards@sanbi.org.za

Hotline reports may be submitted via the web by accessing the following URL or QR Code: www.thornhill.co.za/kpmgethicslinereport.


Also see Frequently asked Questions (FAQs) for further contact details.

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