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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
+27(0)12 843 5172
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Ranked #7 of 43 Attractions in Pretoria
Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a colourful 76ha botanical tapestry showcasing glimpses...
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Type: Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: 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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Harare, Zimbabwe
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great for a peaceful walk or picnic. Close to town and easy to reach. There is a nice resturant as well. Very popular on Christmas day and other public holidays

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Beautiful, quiet Garden for a Picnic or to just look at the beautiful plants. We even saw a rabbit. To enter the garden you can get pensioners rate or if you have your student card with you, you also get a special rate. Few people know how beautiful South Africa Fona and Flora is. No better place to go and... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited the place for Christmas lunch, only got told that the restaurant is only serving buffet for that day when we got there. we were not given the option to order from the menu even after letting them know that we were not made aware that today is buffet only. we had to have long queue to get food, which... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a must! you can walk around on the trails, have a picnic on the beautiful lawn. I come here often for some peace and quiet

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Pretoria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

10 km of trails; stunning views; masses of birds, trees, flowers and other plants; all seven biomes in the country represented in a variety of lovely spaces; restaurants, kiosks and clearly presented information. Safe parking and secure experience. My favourite spot in Tshwane!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I spent several days in Pretoria and paid a lot more for things I won't remember--but the 26 Rand entry fee to the Botanical Garden was worth every cent. It's an escape from the more mundane parts of the city and is perfect if you're a birdwatcher. I love this place. In the back, there is a small restaurant where... More 

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Iasi
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I hesitated to rate very good or average, but choose the first just to honor the work of those people who created this place long ago. Now the general aspect is like the place needs serious upgrade while many items look obsolete. I am not a specialist but visiting many botanical gardens in different places of the world I think... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

we were there for a concert of Johnny Clegg, we loved the place and enjoyed the concert! Seriously nice place to spent some time, even alone with a book! I love it!

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Rotselaar, Belgium
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The botanical garden is large and full of art, beautiful cosy spots, and has some great educational displays as well. We had a really nice time there

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Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great gardens, beautiful falls and amazing for runs and/or hikes. Perfect for a picnic outside. Been there a couple of times, really safe, secure parking and a relaxing atmosphere!

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