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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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“family picnic”(16 reviews)
“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 tea garden run around every saturday busy city entrance fee safe parking beautiful garden fresh air great outing
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The place is quite beautiful but if you have ever visited Mogale City and Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens and expect the same you will be disappointed. This botanical garden is basically a big park with lots of beautiful trees and a small waterfall- there is very...More

Thank Willanie B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I can't get enough of this place. Good for couples, families, school tours/educational purposes, in fact everyone to come and just to relax and enjoy nature and feel animals and birds life. I really can't get enough!

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We walked the dassiewandelpad at a leisurely pace in about 1 hour. It's a very well kept garden. Definitely helps you to get 'out of the city' (if only in your head) when you don't have time for a drive to the country side. Well...More

Thank Cornelia P
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Try their cafe further up in the garden. Its a lovely place to relax and enjoy some refreshments. Walk around the gardens and have a picknick. Go for a music show.

Thank Lucia-Thiery
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The garden is layed out very practical. The trees and plants are marked properly with scientific, Afrikaans, English and some local names to assist with identification. Information boards placed in areas describing interesting facts regarding grassland biome

Thank William H
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We spent the day walking around enjoying nature!! very well maintained. Great restaurant. This is great for a days outing with the family and kids.

Thank AlidaB124
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We weren't sure what to expect. Our daughter came here last year with her choir and they had a really limited time in the zoo. We did not have a difficult time getting to the zoo. It does have gated parking area but it costs...More

Thank Southerngal4eveh
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

When visiting the Pretoria Zoo, you realize why it is the National Zoological Garden of South Africa. The number of animals there was great and it is a much better experience than the Joburg Zoo. The only disappointment was that the Bear enclosure was empty....More

Thank MohamedFayaz
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Lovely walks through beautiful gardens that change throughout the year depending on the season. Great escape from the city

Thank PeterL2768
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Ran through here Saturday morning for parkrun. You had to be onsite before 8am AND you had to have your printed barcode to get in for free (no barcode, no free entry!!). Really lovely venue for a parkrun.

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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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No you can't
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