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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
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+27 12 843 5172
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08:00 - 06:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 06:00
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The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a colourful 76ha botanical...

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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A lovely place for a family outing

The botanical garden is well looked after and provides a bit of nature in the middle of the city - perfect for family picnics, outdoor birthdays, or just a nice day outdoors. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The botanical garden is well looked after and provides a bit of nature in the middle of the city - perfect for family picnics, outdoor birthdays, or just a nice day outdoors. The entrance fee is also affordable, with student and pensioner discounts.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good place for a Sunday picnic with the family or friends. You aren't allowed to take balls and bats in, but we have sneaked in the odd ball and bat. There are paths to walk on and explore the gardens or you can just sit and enjoy a relaxed afternoon.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun for the whole family. Great for kids as it offers wide open lawns with plenty of shade trees for picnics. There is a waterfall and some short to medium trails that meander across various biomes and ecological systems.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Bored on a Sunday afternoon with no garden surrounding your home? Then perhaps if you don't mind paying an entrance fee to walk in an average garden, this would be a location where you would like to spend some time away from your pets, since only guide dogs are allowed. Overseas travelers might want to get an idea of what... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sprawling across several hectares of land rising to a central ridge, the Gardens are well worth a visit, especially in spring when the purplish-blue tree-wisterias (Bolusanthus) are in bloom. Vast areas of lawn dotted with shady trees and benches are very popular with picnickers, and well-paved paths meander everywhere. Plants are well labelled with botanical information. Extensive variety of cycads... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place to enjoy the beauty of nature of South Africa. Inexpensive and well equipped. Clean and safe. Have a picnic or just enjoy pure beautiful nature..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the botanical gardens in 2016 for a mothers day outing with the family. We had picnic packed and had lunch under the trees. Not too expensive to enter and kids and pensioners have low entrance fees Over all had a good time and the ablution block was clean and tidy.

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Sandton, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely day, with a family picnic. The gardens are stunning and the walk is not too strenuous. Lovely Sunday afternoon activity for the whole family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enjoyable day picnicking for the adults and children, or just walk around and enjoy all the wonderful plants and birds that can be seen.

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Limpopo Province, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit the Zoo first time after twenty years - was impressed. Nicely upgraded and open spaces for animals. Very clean all over. Aquarium quite impressive. Safe parking now available. Conference facilities available - something totally different than the norm. Great outing for kids. Golf carts available if needed

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