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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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“plant life”(7 reviews)
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
+27 12 843 5172
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All reviews trees and plants family picnic plant life picnic basket enjoy nature park run fauna and flora lots of space every saturday tea garden run around busy city entrance fee beautiful garden safe parking fresh air great outing
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ideal for those lazy afternoons. You can stroll around in the gardens or just have a picnic. No loud music allowed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cages are well maintained and animals looks healthy. Bathrooms can be cleaned more often - especially after a school class visit. I would rather take my own food next time. Small menu, expensive, slow, opens late and nobody looks happy to be doing their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZeldaB68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often go for a walk in the Botanical Gardens to get away from the traffic and noise of the city. I love the Dassie trail and enjoy their presence. When one wonders through the trails under the trees on the 'koppie' its hard to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jirehgrobler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a haven in the bustling City of Pretoria. It is a joy to meander through the well kept botanical garden providing a snapshot of nature in and around the city. Every Saturday at 08:00 participate in one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Extraordinary190424
Reviewed November 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HesterBenson
Reviewed November 11, 2018 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jlishman
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ChaniqueF
Reviewed November 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Klarali
Reviewed October 24, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank annali9
Reviewed October 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 30, 2018|
Response from An3Theyse | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free outside and you pay/tip the carguard. Entrance was about R35 per adult. Young kids are free (think under 6 years old)
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