Feel good about your Contribution to Conservation

Join hands with the members of BotSoc SA in finding the solutions to biodiversity challenges across the country. 

Make the most of our

Spring Membership Special

You simply can’t miss out on the 2021 spring floral display.

That’s why we’re making it easy to enjoy the spring blooms in our national botanical gardens – through our spring BotSoc membership special. If you sign up as a member or renew before 30 September 2021, you’ll receive a 10% discount on your membership.

Enjoy 12 months of free access to all SANBI gardens and receive our Veld & Flora magazine, among other benefits.
It doesn’t matter when your membership expires: this special runs for 12 months from your membership expiry date.

Here’s how to benefit from this special.

This offer is only available to members who sign up on Webtickets. In order to take advantage of the discount, here are the easy steps to follow:

  • When you reach the My Basket page on Webtickets just BEFORE you CHECKOUT you will see this field:

  • Please enter the word botsoc and then click on APPLY VOUCHER.
  • A 10% deduction appears on the right just above your total.
  • Click on CHECKOUT to proceed to the payment screen.
  • Don’t forget to complete the required fields on Webtickets.

Click here to make the most of this special.

In the meantime, enjoy our virtual spring spectacle through our spring flower watch series.

Where to see West Coast wildflowers this spring
Carry all the Peninsula’s flowers in your pocket
Spring Flower Watch: Ingwehumbe Nature Reserve
Spring Flower Watch: Bosch Berg Nature Reserve, Kwazulu-Natal
Spring Flower Watch: Napier Commonages, Overberg
Spring Flower Watch: Hantam National Botanical Garden
Spring Flower Watch: Tulbagh
Spring Flower Watch: Tienie Versfeld Nature Reserve
Spring Flower Watch: West Coast National Park
Spring Flower Watch: Biedouw Valley

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Become a Member

Please email info@botanicalsociety.org.za if you have questions about membership. 

Member benefits 

  • Free access to all SANBI National Botanical Gardens across South Africa: Free State, Hantam, Harold Porter, Karoo Desert, Kirstenbosch, KwaZulu Natal, Lowveld, Pretoria and Walter Sisulu.
  • Free quarterly copy of our acclaimed environmental journal, Veld & Flora, plus opportunities for you to contribute your stories.
  • Discount at our Bookshops – stocked with the latest and greatest environmental publications.
  • Being part of a community of local branches nationwide offering family-friendly educational events, talks and nature walks – and support for champions of this cause in a new area. Our branches currently include Albany, Algoa, Bankenveld, Cederberg, Free State, Garden Route, Kirstenbosch, Kogelberg, KZN Coastal, KZN Inland, Lowveld, Limpopo, Pretoria, Southern Overberg, West Coast and Winelands.
  • Volunteer opportunities at a botanical garden, community park or nature reserve in your area, or with our citizen science conservation programmes, such as the Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers (CREW).
  • Participating in a network of like-minded environmentally conscious individuals, citizen scientists and professionals in botany, horticulture, environmental sciences and nature conservation.
  • Opportunities for support and resources to help you tackle conservation challenges in your area.
  • A sense of belonging and purpose that transcends nationality, race, gender and beliefs, uniting us as guardians of South Africa’s biodiversity.
  • An opportunity to leave a lasting legacy in plant conservation by leaving a bequest to The Botanical Society of South Africa.

Annual Membership Categories

Notes: Rates valid 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2022

Donor card Minimum donation: R 1000
Note: donation is an addition to your membership and is tax deductable.

NATIONAL RESIDENT
Unlimited access to all SANBI National Botanical Gardens

REGIONAL RESIDENT
Max 4 visits to Kirstenbosch National Botanic Gardens, unlimited access to all other SANBI Gardens

NON-RESIDENT
Unlimited access

– Adult (single): R 525
– Family (includes 2 free scholars): R 790
– Senior (single): R 405
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars): R 598
–  Students (18-25): R 326
– Additional scholar R84 (subject to package)
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 239pp

 

– Adult (single): R 326
– Family (includes 2 free scholars): R 471
– Senior (single): R 266
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars): R 362
– Additional scholar: R 42
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 120pp

 

 

– Adult (single): R 945
– Family (includes 2 free scholars): R 1422
– Senior (single): R 729
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars): R 1076
–  Students (18-25): R 587
– Additional scholar: R 151
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 430pp

 

 

Annual Membership Categories

Notes: Rates valid from April 2020 until July 2021.  

Donor card Minimum donation: R 1000
Note: donation is an addition to your membership and is tax deductable.

NATIONAL RESIDENT
Unlimited access to all SANBI National Botanical Gardens

– Adult (single): R 525
– Family (includes 2 free scholars): R 790
– Senior (single): R 405
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars):: R 598
–  Students (18-25): R 326
– Additional scholar R84 (subject to package)
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 239pp

REGIONAL RESIDENT
Max 4 visits to Kirstenbosch National Botanic Gardens, unlimited access to all other SANBI Gardens

– Adult (single): R 326
– Family (includes 2 free scholars): R 471
– Senior (single): R 266
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars): R 362
– Additional scholar: R 42
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 120pp

NON-RESIDENT
Unlimited access

– Adult (single): R 945
– Family (max 2 scholars): R 1422
– Senior (single): R 729
– Senior family (includes 2 free scholars): R 1076
–  Students (18-25): R 587
– Additional scholar: R 151
– Child (<6): FREE
– Guests (max 2 per membership): R 430pp

 

PLEASE NOTE

All of our memberships are being migrated to our new membership database system, hosted on Webtickets. If you renewed your membership between November 2019 and August 2020, your digital membership will be accessible via your Webtickets account. To download yours, please follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to www.webtickets.co.za.
  2. Log in using the email address you have registered on your existing BotSoc account. If you don’t have or recall your password, click ‘forgot password’ to reset (an email will be sent to you to safely create a new password). Didn’t get the email? Click the link below “get new password” to get a One Time Pin sent to your phone to reset your password.
  3. Once logged in, go to ‘My Account’ and select ‘My Tickets’.
  4. Your membership should appear here. On the ‘Choose Action’ menu select ‘View Memberships’.
  5. These barcoded digital cards can be printed or displayed on your mobile device upon entry to any SANBI National Botanical Garden. Note that the gate staff may ask for proof of ID (SA ID card or driver’s licence). We recommend saving the digital card to your mobile device, so that you can easily scan in at the gate without the need for a printed paper copy.

FAQ:

Logged in and not seeing your BotSoc membership? Your membership may have been registered using a different email address. Please contact us for assistance.

Send any queries via email info@botanicalsociety.org.za or call us on +27 797 2090. 

Office hours

Monday to Friday 08h30 to 16h00. Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Call Us

+27 (0) 21 797 2090

Or contact us by sending a Whatsapp message to +27 65 922 6163 during our office hours.

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