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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Pretoria Botanical Gardens are clean and well cared for. We had a family picnic there and people of various ages seemed to enjoy it. There are easy and slightly more challenging walks to go on through a diverse range of created and natural habitats....More

9  Thank Brendan H
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 27, 2013

Gisela de Villiers on Face Book Options for this storyI took a Swedish visitor to the Botanical Gardens yesterday. We had lunch at the Mokha restaurant there. It was surreal- they didn't have the fruit juice he ordered. He tried 3 different kinds, none available.He...More

10  Thank renierh0ltzhausen
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well kept gardens and very informative. Lots of plants, marked and some interesting info around plants. Good lessons to learn about water wise plants.

Thank HesterBenson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The facility is very well maintained and is always a hive of activity with trees all tagged and paths well maintaind. The onsite parking is very well laid out and the restaurant is very well appointed with an excellent menu and manned willing and able...More

Thank jlishman
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter decided to celebrate her 4th birthday at the gardens this year. Although we regularly visit the gardens, this was our first big event that we held here complete with having to let service suppliers in etc. The staff were incredibly helpful! They helped...More

Thank ChaniqueF
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do yourself a favour and also visit this South African Botanical garden. You cannot believe it is situated in a big city. Make sure to visit the waterfall and the restaurant. Follow their calendar for functions, performances and markets. Park runs also take place on...More

Thank Klarali
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Botanical Gardens with birding friends and we had a great time. It is also a great place for a picnic.

Thank annali9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an absolute gem of a Botanical Garden hidden in the leafy environs of Pretoria - which is in itself a very attractive city with wide, beautiful suburban streets presently dappled with the new green of spring and lavender Jacaranda explosions. The gardens are...More

Thank MOYENI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the city we have this awesome gardens and great Flora experience, we have music events, park runs and other activities here, Its the place to be in Pretoria

Thank Saloshna R
Reviewed October 9, 2018

The place / botanical garden is well maintained and situated close to town. The ideal place to experience the tranquility of nature if you want to unwind - good for 2 to 3 hours unless you want to bring a picnic basket and just relax...More

Thank gerhardhud
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I find a walk through the gardens always refreshing for my soul. Entrance is low enough to always get good value for money, even if visiting only for an hour. Reception is always friendly. Well done.

Thank JacoBoshoff
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find pensioners have free entry on a Tuesday. We had a short walk through the gardens as our aim was to have refreshment at the cafe. Beautifully shaded spot to relax and enjoy the great food. Real orange juice was...More

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