Shops, venues and services

Shops Venue

Shopping with SANBI

Many of the National Botanical Gardens have plant sales areas and gift shops which are managed by independent tenants. Please contact these vendors directly if you have enquiries relating to purchases.

More about the Garden Shops

The SANBI Seedroom at Kirstenbosch sells seed of indigenous plants.


In addition SANBI sells publications from its Bookshop in Pretoria. These can be ordered from the mail order catalogue. See the bookshop page for more details.

Tel: +27 (0)12 843 5000

mediumVenues for Hire

Many of the National Botanical Gardens provide venues which can be hired for festive events, workshops and other occasions.

Visit Venues for Hire for further details.

Several of the Garden restaurants may also be hired. Please see the restaurant pages in each Garden for details.


Botanical specimen in the Herbarium

Plant Identification

The three herbaria at SANBI provide a plant identification service.

Compton Herbarium (Kirstenbosch) Plant ID Service
KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium Plant ID Service
National Herbarium (Pretoria) Plant ID Service

Image Sales

SANBI does make its images available under certain conditions. Please see the SANBI Images page for contact details.

mediumGuided Tours

Several of the National Botanical Gardens provide guided tours. Please see each Garden's Visitor Information section for details.

Last updated on 22 December 2015
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