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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
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“family picnic”(16 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 park runs trees and plants family picnic plant life picnic basket enjoy nature fauna and flora lots of space every saturday run around tea garden busy city entrance fee beautiful garden fresh air great outing walk around
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Botanical Gardens. The staff was friendly, the restaurant food was delicious and nature astonished us. Definitely a great place to take photos! We were quite sad that the gift shop did not exist anymore, though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danielle k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our reunion at the braai lapa and what a beautiful day! Lovely facilities with beautiful trees and grass.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sariza24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a gem. the grounds are beautiful. the walkways and trails are pleasant. The onsite cafe serves fabulous food. If you have an afternoon, don't miss this place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kjsutt
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Always a joy to visit the Botanical Gardens, tranquility through the walking route particularly at the waterfall. Great place to escape the noise in the city.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mvpdube
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We had a picnic in the Botanical Gardens. Was so peaceful. Even though there were many people, you still have your own spot with your privacy. Great place for family to come together and enjoy the day.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Many species animals, snakes, fish and lizards. Ample refreshments and toilet facilities. remember sun block on sunny days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacquead
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Great place to have a jog, a picnic, learn about southern africa's flora and just relax and even have a nice little meal. I really enjoy this place and it is great if you want to hide a bit from the business and the concrete...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank neischacmm
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Nice and quite place, with lots of plants and small waterfall Great for Sunday outing. Good for kids and elderly

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank YvetteK194
Reviewed December 29, 2018

The Pretoria National Botanical Gardens is very nice place to chill out with hour family and friends! The restaurant right in parking lot when you come in is a very nice place to grab a bite to eat and its affordable for everybody. But I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julyan B
Reviewed December 12, 2018

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
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February 13, 2019|
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Response from LindaM8575 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed I just called them up and indeed you may bring chairs as well as tables.
February 13, 2019|
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Response from Klarali | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I have attended a baby shower under the trees there. Just remember that an entrance fee is applicable. On Tuesdays free for pensioners
October 30, 2018|
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Response from gerhardhud | Reviewed this property |
Entrance is R35 per adult, though there are a discounted rate for pensioners and students. Parking is free within a secured area.