Contact Details

Physical address:
Institute for Plant Biotechnology
University of Stellenbosch
Room # 2062 Natural Sciences Building
Merriman Avenue
Stellenbosch
South Africa
Postal address:
Institute for Plant Biotechnology
University of Stellenbosch
Private Bag X1
Matieland, 7602
Stellenbosch
South Africa
   
Phone: +27 21 808 3834
Fax: +27 21 808 3835
E-mail:

 


Directions

Directions to Stellenbosch from Cape Town

Map to Stellenbosch

 

Recommendations

It is recommended that visitors staying in Cape Town who wish to visit the Stellenbosch campus rather use rental cars for the trip to Stellenbosch. The train services to Stellenbosch are not recommended and neither are a number of the taxi services. Should you, however, have no alternative as to use a taxi service, please enquire at your hotel/guest house about a reputable service.

Directions

The distance from Cape Town centre to Stellenbosch is approximately 50 km. Follow the N1 freeway to Paarl. Turn off at Exit 39 [Stellenbosch] and turn right onto the R304.  Follow the road to Stellenbosch. Reaching town, turn left at the fifth traffic light into Merriman Avenue.Turn right at the second traffic light into Ryneveld Street.  Pass one building on the left.


The entrance to a visitors' parking area is immediately to the left (see map). Visitor's parking is also available at all locations indicated with a "P" on the map . The IPB is located in the Natural science building and indicated on the map.

Map of Stellenbosch

Directions to Stellenbosch from Cape Town International Airport

Recommendations

It is recommended that visitors who wish to reach the Stellenbosch campus directly from the airport rather use rental cars for the trip to Stellenbosch. No train or underground services are available from the airport. A number of taxi services are not recommended. Should you, however, have no alternative as to use a taxi service, please make enquiries in the airport terminal building about a reputable service.

(It is also recommended that visitors who wish to reach Cape Town from the airport should do the same or use the airport shuttle service to the centre of Cape Town.)

Directions

The distance from Cape Town International Airport to Stellenbosch is approximately 35 km. Follow the Airport Approach Road from the airport. Turn left at the Somerset West exit onto the N2 freeway. Turn off at Exit 33 [Baden-Powell Road, Stellenbosch]. Turn left onto the R310. Follow the road (approximately 23 km) until you reach a T-junction and turn right.

Follow the road into Stellenbosch until you reach a second T-junction (immediately past the railway station to the left). Turn left onto the R44. At the second traffic light, turn right into Merriman Avenue. Pass the third traffic light and a block of flats to the left, the entrance to a visitors' parking area is immediately to the left (see map). Visitor's parking is also available at all locations indicated with a "P" on the map .  The IPB is situated right across Merriman Avenue from the parking area (you will see our glass-house from the parking area).