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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
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The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a colourful 76ha botanical tapestry showcasing glimpses of various habitats, each with their own distinctive features and charm.
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2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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+27 12 843 5172
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We weren't sure what to expect. Our daughter came here last year with her choir and they had a really limited time in the zoo. We did not have a difficult time getting to the zoo. It does have gated parking area but it costs...More

Thank Southerngal4eveh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

When visiting the Pretoria Zoo, you realize why it is the National Zoological Garden of South Africa. The number of animals there was great and it is a much better experience than the Joburg Zoo. The only disappointment was that the Bear enclosure was empty....More

Thank MohamedFayaz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely walks through beautiful gardens that change throughout the year depending on the season. Great escape from the city

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ran through here Saturday morning for parkrun. You had to be onsite before 8am AND you had to have your printed barcode to get in for free (no barcode, no free entry!!). Really lovely venue for a parkrun.

Thank mailmannz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited this gardens area a few times, it is great for a day out where you can wander around freely and watch for local flora and fauna. It is an ideal place to take a picnic, or if you prefer there is a small...More

Thank clivemrm
Reviewed May 27, 2018

many people seem to forget that this gem is in our town. With 2 places to eat and many walkways this is and outing for the young and the not so young. Walk, jog or just relax under the tree.

Thank Sentraal
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Visiting the gardens is really a very special. Much needed family time in a beautiful relaxing environment. Bathrooms well situated.

Thank CRUISING30
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

A lovely place for a Sunday morning walk. This really isn’t a botanical garden, just a nice park. There was little to interest even a n amateur botanist. Needs a bit of iinvestment and TLC.

2  Thank 772MStead
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The gardens are well located with free parking. Do attend the 5 km Parkrun every Saturday at 08h00. The parkrun is a free event, however you have to register prior to the event. The gardens are well maintained.

Thank happycustomer663
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The facilities and collection of indidiounous trees and plants in the middel of pretoria, make this an exelent way to spend the day in the sun. With ample parking and open space, provides the opportunity to walk and spend time with friends or a lover...More

1  Thank Jan George B
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No, there are separate entrances. Enjoy the restaurant.
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