Bantry Bay

A short story of Bantry Bay and Medicinal herb garden for the early settlers

History of Bantry Bay

Province; Western Cape
Coordinates; 33°55′39″S18°22′49″E
Area 0.38 km2
Municipality; City of Cape Town

Bantry Bay on the slopes of Lion’s head is one of the most windless parts of an otherwise windy city. Bantry bay was previously called Botany Bay for the botanical garden where medicinal herbs were cultivated in the early colonial days. After WW1 the name was changed to Bantry Bay.

The postcode for Bantry Bay is 8005

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Useful Numbers in Bantry Bay

  • Police: Camps bay 021 437 8150
  • Traffic department: Gallows hill 0860 103 089
  • Fire: 107 Sea point fire station 021 434 2020
  • Water: 8860 103 089
  • Electricity: 0860 103 089
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office; Sea point 021 438 9640
  • Library: Camps bay 021 444 0487
  • Closest hospital/clinic; is Somerset hospital Green Point 021 402 6911
  • Pharmacy; 021 439 2290
  • SPCA:021 700 4140
  • Closest schools; Camps bay high 021 438 1507
    Camps bay primary 021 438 1503
  • Ratepayers association: 083 3888 226                                                                             [/vc_column_text]
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