During COVID-19 Lockdown Levels 3 and 4, the SANBI Bookshop will be closed for all visitors until further notice.

During COVID-19 Lockdown Levels 1 and 2, the SANBI Bookshop can be visited by appointment only.

Orders will still be processed.

Thembi Masilela
Tel.: 012 843 5099
E-mail: sanbibookshop@sanbi.org.za.

The SANBI Bookshop is situated in the National Herbarium Building in the Pretoria National Botanical Garden at 2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummeria, Pretoria.

The SANBI Bookshop does not accept cash payments, only EFT and credit card payments.

No cash is kept on the premises.

Please see map for directions.

The SANBI Bookshop stocks a wide range of publications including books published by SANBI Graphics & Editing, which includes the Strelitzia and Suricata monograph series. Biodiversity books by other publishers such as Briza, Jacana and Struik are also available. You have many choices at this one-stop biodiversity bookshop!

Obtain more information on SANBI publications.

Bookshop hours

The SANBI Bookshop is open from 08:00 to 16:00 daily, except on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Pic: Thembi Masilela, bookshop manager and Albert Sithole, bookstore keeper.

Buying by mail order

If you are unable to visit the SANBI Bookshop, please download the Bookshop catalogue and order form. Orders can be faxed or e-mailed to Thembi Masilela, the SANBI Bookshop Manager. Please contact Thembi if you have any enquiries. Payment can be made via the internet, but we regret the bookshop is not linked to an online payment gateway at present.

Email: sanbibookshop@sanbi.org.za or Thembi Masilela at +27 (0)12 843 5099.


SANBI corporate clothing

SANBI corporate scarves, buffs and ties now available!

Trees of the Year 2020                A hotel for bees!







Visit the SANBI Bookshop and get a free Trees of the Year (while stocks last) poster, or email a request for the quantity you require and the poster(s) will be posted to you. Please note: although the posters are for free, postage will have to be paid by the customer who requires a postage service.

The Trees of the Year poster is published by SANBI Graphics & Editing every year and is available from April onward.

Buy a bee hotel!

Did you know there are close to 1000 solitary bee species in South Africa, and that they need a place to stay while they work in your garden?

Help them and put up a bee hotel, then learn more about their habits and see how your garden produce more flowers and fruit through bee pollination.

Prices range from R80 to R275. Order your bees hotel directly from the Bee Hotel website or from the SANBI Bookshop.

To look at more biodiversity books, visit the Flora and Fauna Publications Trust website, an associate of SANBI.

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