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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 #12 of 47 Attractions in Pretoria
Type: Gardens
Owner description: The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a colourful 76ha botanical tapestry showcasing glimpses of various habitats, each with their own distinctive... more » 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. « less
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Relax while listening to an afternoon concert in the park or simply just spend your Sunday afternoon reading the paper with the sound of nature around you. Food and drinks available on site with a small curio shop.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Venue is great for staff gatherings and conferencing. The site is excellent for botanists.The gardens also caters for teacher training sessions on environmental education

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

South Africa is quite rich in plant life and a collection of anything from Highveld indigenous trees to cycads to succulents from the drier regions can be seen in the lush gardens. Pack a picnic basket or order one on the premises for a delightful day in nature right in the heart of suburban city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Pretoria botanical garden is gorgeous any time of year! With routes planned and booklets explaining each route and the various plants on it everything makes absolute sense. A break on the lawns a must....The birdlife is something to behold! So many different species! Whether you going as couple on picnic or family on day outing it's place to be! Do... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

That's my garden away from home. It's good for a walk or just lying on the grass in the shade of a tree. It's safe and ideal for picnics (no braais allowed). The only draw-back is that one is not allowed to play with a ball! Sometimes there are concerts or markets on site.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was our first chance to walk and explore in Africa and we were introduced to native flora and some of the fauna preparatory to upcoming safari trip. It is a large and well-organized garden that offers diverse plants and environments. Good for using legs after long flights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Pretoria National Botanical Gardens has turned into a family favourite, through the seasons the garden's have so much to offer. Children friendly walks - the Succulent Garden is a hit with the kids, good food at the coffee shop lots of parking and a reasonable entry fee make it a great option to get out and enjoy some local... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Some friends and I spent a beautiful Sunday afternoon here picnicking and listening to live bands. We had a lovely time in these beautiful surroundings. The park was clean and everything had been properly arranged by the corporate sponsor for a fantasic music in the gardens. On a seperate note, thank you #oldmutual for #musicinthegardens and micasa!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

itsnot too expensive to get in, the park and the setting is beautiful. they hold some lovely music concerts and its just a really great spot for a picnic

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The botanical gardens is a good collection of interesting plants with a man-made waterfall and some well marked walks for most levels of fitness. It is not in the same league as other Botanical gardens in the country. It has nothing really special and has become a glorified wedding and function venue instead of showcasing nature! The entrance fee makes... More

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