The Boomslang

21 Oct

Earlier this year Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens opened its newest attraction, a tree canopy walkway which rises above the treetops and gives you an expansive view of the gardens and distant Cape Town. You can enter on one of two points on the hillside and the walkway curves gradually upward until you are above everything. It is named The Boomslang, after a large venomous snake. Here are photos.

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5 Responses to “The Boomslang”

  1. Mama Cormier October 22, 2014 at 3:19 am #

    The views are spectacular. I love how you walk through the trees until you’re above them.

  2. UnderAnAfricanSun October 22, 2014 at 7:22 am #

    Thanks for the lovely photos. I was in Cape Town in the beginning of May and wanted to see this but the opening was delayed so I just missed it. Looks like I will have to go back. 🙂

    • Rosemarie October 22, 2014 at 1:02 pm #

      Most definitely. I’m sure the garden has attractions at every season of the year. The Boomslang is an added bonus. Rosemarie

  3. Just Another Nature Enthusiast October 22, 2014 at 5:50 pm #

    What an eco-exciting concept! Love the park and photos.

    • Rosemarie October 22, 2014 at 7:29 pm #

      I was really glad that the rains held off long enough for me to enjoy an afternoon there. It is a beautiful place, beautiful location. Rosemarie

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