Private Gardens open throughout the year (by appointment)

Do contact us if you would like your garden to be added to this page. Entry donation.


     Hilltop Country Lodge
30 minute hike through a private Fynbos Nature Reserve. Beautiful vistas onto Kaaimans River and Wilderness beach. Phone Hennie at Hilltop Country Lodge. Mobile:  083 302 8098


Fairview Homestead garden
Perennial Collection. Large town garden of Desmond Benkenstein in George. Formal elements. large vegetable/herb garden too. Open throughout year by appointment. Tel 071 441 9132. for photos of garden see


Gerrie Brits succulent section of Gerrie Brits garden
Gerrie Brits is a collector of clivia, bromeliads and succulents. His garden is open by appointment mobile 083 285 8760. Gerrie is also available to guide groups through other local open gardens. This is a relatively small town garden, but allow at least 45 minutes as Gerrie is a collector of clivias, bromeliads and succulents, he also owns one of the region’s largest staghorn ferns. His bromeliad collection numbers more than 250 individual plants. He has rockeries and other features such as the clivia and succulent nurseries.


Ekron Vision Aerial Photography    
 The Redberry Farm maze consists of 7 strawberry stations, an underground tunnel and a lookout point to be found within 10,000m of hedge rows and takes 1 – 2 hours to complete.The hedges are grown from over 30,000 Syzygium Paniculatum plants. Children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. R30- p/p.Entry to the maze closes at 3:45pm.Photos by Ekron Vision Aerial Photography
 The Garden Route Clivia Route This route was started in order to invite Clivia lovers who visit our area to come and see our collections and enjoy our plants.To visit one or more of these growers, click through to the Garden Route Clivia club website to find the list for members’ names, numbers and a short description of their collections.These visits are strictly by appointment only. (photos by Dr Piet Theron)
Rare indigenous Succulent Collection of Dawie Swanepoel. In town. Mobile 082 316 7720
Caren Deppisch has a small town garden with a high concentration of chameleons. She is willing to show off these chameleons by appointment. tel 083 303 8099
The Rose Pavillion. At Bosky Dell Rae Gilbert  created a most spectacular rose garden. More than 5000 roses – and counting…. Large section with heritage roses. See