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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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Reviewed May 21, 2018

The gardens are well located with free parking. Do attend the 5 km Parkrun every Saturday at 08h00. The parkrun is a free event, however you have to register prior to the event. The gardens are well maintained.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

The facilities and collection of indidiounous trees and plants in the middel of pretoria, make this an exelent way to spend the day in the sun. With ample parking and open space, provides the opportunity to walk and spend time with friends or a lover...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Came here for a parkrun the gardens are really lovely and calm to sit in,seats in some places and nice plants

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had a late breakfast at the gardens. For some reason the booking was not confirmed. The manager immediately assisted us in a very friendly way and was fast and efficient. The food was very delicious and service very well done. Lovely morning spend at...More

Thank 953marykes
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Had a few visits there, has my 21st birthday party there, all was great. Being in the City and feeling the serene quality of beautiful gardens is awesome. They have great outdoor events as well.

Thank Sebastian G
Reviewed April 6, 2018

This was a great relaxing experience with a nice waterfall and great parks. The flowers are beautiful and it is an over all nice experience to be surrounded by God's creation.

1  Thank Marinda8
Reviewed April 1, 2018

After finishing our Parkrun with 2000 other participants, we rested our legs on the lush green gardens, surrounded by a variety of biomes that is represented in South Africa. We had a beautiful view of the Forest Biomes with a waterfall that sets the perfect...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Albeit a novelty to sleep in the zoo, I was fairly disappointed in both the guide and the animals we saw - or shall I say, did not see. Many of the cages, including that of the lions were inaccessible for reasons not disclosed. The...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Visited the African pride café on sunday for breakfast, the wetland needs attentions but the food was delicious

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

After a 16 hour flight to OR Tambo International Airport we checked in to our hotel in Pretoria. It was relaxing to walk around Pretoria National Botanical Garden. There is lots of information about the plants and their uses. We had great food and drinks...More

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