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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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Nature in the city

This pristine rocky outcrop has different ecosystems and many little trails.Dassies (rock rabbits) and guinea fowl are found there, as well as springhares and egyptian... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pretoria, South Africa
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice paths for strolling, wheelchair accessible, easy and secure parking. Great for picnics. Tea garden near the waterfall. Full-service restaurant has a nice menu, good service, outdoor patio. Lots of bird life. Dassies can sometimes be found on a quiet, sunny day. I like to bring my grandma here.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This pristine rocky outcrop has different ecosystems and many little trails.Dassies (rock rabbits) and guinea fowl are found there, as well as springhares and egyptian 2181701geese.The restaurant serves a lovely breakfast under lush trees and also light lunches. There is safe parking and seasonal musics concerts. On Saturdays Parkrun operates from there as well as a Banting style food market.... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walks, picnics, water, lawns and majestic trees. And all this filled with delightful birdlife makes for a fabulous outing in the heart of the city.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has great potential and the scenery is great but the Services are lacking, specially if compared with similar facilities venues in South Africa, the gardens in Cape Town are far superior, for this to become a national attraction and to attract the revenue necessary for its upkeep some thinking must be done around Services, comfort and facilities.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pensioner-friendly on certain days (we pay nothing to enter). Very good outlay with a garden cafe' and also a restaurant. Some dassies and birds-life. Lots of shady areas to sit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned a familie pucnic and with lots of hiking routes is was a very nice and relax day in the centre of a busy town. Will definitely plan another trip soon.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gardens where you can enjoy nature. Well maintained and clean gardens. It is indeed a place of tranquility to relax. Ideal for running, taking walks, picnics or just to seat and relax under the beautiful trees.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small but very nice botanical garden, with some interesting plants, a good restaurant and a lot of free space to do a great picnic afternoon!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting flora and gardens. Layouts beautiful. Lovely venue for events such as weddings musical events, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have been going to the Botanical gardens for decades now, we always enjoy the peace and quiet that is there. I am also grateful that they allow us to do parkruns on Saturday mornings.

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