Head Office

Postal address

South African National Biodiversity Institute,
Private Bag X101,
South Africa

Physical address: 2 Cussonia Ave, Brummeria, Pretoria.

Tel: +27 (0)12 843 5000
Fax: +27 (0)12 804 3211

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SANBI Cape Town Office

Postal address

Private Bag x7,
South Africa

Physical address: Kirstenbosch NBG, Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town.

Tel: +27 (0)21 799 8800
Fax: +27 (0)21 762 3229

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

General inquiries

Pretoria: +27 (0)12 843 5000
Cape Town: +27 (0)21 799 8800
E-mail: info@sanbi.org.za

Media inquiries

Nontsikelelo Mpulo
Director: Marketing, Communications and Commercialisation
Tel.: 012 843 5286
E-mail: N.Mpulo@sanbi.org.za


Addresses for SANBI Gardens  are listed on their home pages.

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 and Human Capital Development 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.

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 Deputy Information Officer: Jimmy van Zyl.

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


Ethics and fraud hotline reporting channels

SANBI has zero tolerance of fraud and corruption. To report suspected fraud at SANBI:

Tel.: 0800 160 999
WhatsApp: 0860 004 004
SMS number: 48691
Free post: BNT165, Brooklyn  Square, 0075
E-mail: sanbi@behonest.co.za
Website and chat link: www.behonest.co.za

Environmental and/or social harms and gender discrimination

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

SANBI's Environmental-Social-Gender Complaints Flowchart

SANBI’s Gender Mainstreaming Policy.

Website enquiries

E-mail: webmaster@sanbi.org.za (Strictly for website queries)


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