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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)12 843 5172
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Description: The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a colourful 76ha botanical...
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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Lovely walk

We had a great morning doing the outer ringroad walk. Quiet, beautiful and precious family time. The gardens are well kept and clean. Wonderful, thanks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Have been to the Pretoria Botanical Gardens on a number of occasions - best is to grab a picnic basket and blanket and just go and unwind. Also there's the Parkrun's on Saturday morning's which are fun to do for the more actively orientated. All in all the gardens are kept clean and neat and well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had a great morning doing the outer ringroad walk. Quiet, beautiful and precious family time. The gardens are well kept and clean. Wonderful, thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of the best places to spend a quiet relaxing day with the family. Take a picnic and sit under the trees and while away the afternoon, watching the numerous people walking about, while the children play. If you do not want to pack a picnic the Moyo Restaurant is an ideal spot to have a light meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

this is a nice place to walk, go for a picnic. we were there for a open air concert which was amazing. If you wanna walk, take precautions for the sun as it can be very hot during summer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I entered thinking it was like the Durban one, leveled out with ponds, ducks, fish and lots of flowers. I have never been so wrong. Once you find a path you literally hike up and down steepish slopes for hours. The path is paved so it's not extreme bush hiking... but it is very scenic! It has many benches along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great place to walk and picnic. Tuesday pensioners get in free. Good restaurants. Fine displays of the plants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The view was so cool even though it was hot that day but we managed to get through the day. I what I disliked about the place is that it was so full that day and we had to wait for the food. But I still love the place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a wonderful spot to throw down a blanket and have a lovely picnic... They even pack picnic baskets at Moyo restaurant on order. Hiking trails, coffee shops for the adventurer and barista in you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Close proximity to the city and the clean well kept summer gardens in full bloom are very special and worth a visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've been at The Pretoria a Botanical gardens today. I absolutely love the beautiful old trees and Cycads. This is such a beautiful park and has lots of potential. Unfortunately it needs attention, especially if you walk on the outer circle. I will however continue to visit the park and am also looking forward to attend the Saturday park runs.

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