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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
+27 12 843 5172
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All reviews plants and trees family picnic picnic basket enjoy nature fauna and flora park run lots of space tea garden run around water features every saturday big trees entrance fee safe parking beautiful garden fresh air bird life
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank nz0064
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and relaxing, but not at all as fascinating than e.g. another SANBI-garden Kirstenbosch. Relatively small, not such a variety. More suitable for picnicking and quick visits than worth driving longer distance.

Thank ettelbruck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely peaceful afternoon in very pretty surroundings. Two very nice restaurants. The gardens are going to be spectacular when once it rains. Very pleasant outing

Thank Theresa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit the gardens quite often for picnics. It is a relaxed atmosphere and there is lots of space for groups of people to sit.

Thank Climber816966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are the ordinary pick nick person, the garden can go unseen as one of the most popular pick nick spots, but if you stroll around and observe the maintenance and upkeep of the gardens and waterfalls you will notice how the neglect of...More

Thank Ronev14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Milkplum provides a sumptuous breakfast. Only downside is that the toilets at the restaurant are out of order.

Thank ClarkF54
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It has been a long time since I previously visited the botanical gardens, and as such I was not sure what to expect. I was thus pleasantly surprised by the level of upkeep and general beauty on display. The gardens are on a vast piece...More

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