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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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Nice sport for a picnic

Had a spring picnic at the gardens. Was presently surprised at the good standard of the gardens and the well maintained lawns. Will be back this spring again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely gardens with interesting local vegetation. Nice way to spend the afternoon. Enjoyed a light lunch on the grounds.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! This place takes you out of town for a day. Get lost in the forest, walk up the pathway by the waterfall, do some hiking or jogging. Nice restaurant to enjoy a lovely lunch or brunch after a relaxing day between nature. If you are a student, don't forget your student card for the discount at the entrance!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Had a spring picnic at the gardens. Was presently surprised at the good standard of the gardens and the well maintained lawns. Will be back this spring again.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Always a beauty. The grounds are well looked after. It is a safe and great place to go for a nice relaxing afternoon on the grass having a picnic, playing catch, meeting new people, and of course, having a braai.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

July in Pretoria is really not the prettiest month but these gardens provide wonderful walks and holds a stunning surprise. The garden is in pristine condition with information regarding the fauna and flora. Various artworks are displayed. It provides an escape for families with children in cramped living conditions. It is good to see children running around and climbing trees.... More 

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's a great place to take the kids. They get so excited and by the time they are done with sight seeing and wowing at the animals, they are tired and all they want is a bath and sleep. Also great for taking a walk or jogging.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Saw plenty of birds including crimson breasted shrikes , Egyptian geese, guinea fowl, sunbirds, hoopoe and olive thrush. Very relaxing and peaceful setting. We enjoyed a picnic lunch from 10h00 and eventually only left about 14h00

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Botanical Gardens offer the perfect setting for a peaceful picnic. Follow this up by walking around the gardens and admiring the South African fauna and flora. There are many photo opportunities.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Peace full and tranquil walk around the waterfall and seeing children a running and playing on the large grass fields, makes you realize.... the world is not all that bad a place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

These places arn't my cup of tea, I go because the Mrs loves them. It is very relaxing here, nice shaded benches under the trees with lots of bird life and a good variety of flora etc as you would expect, some great photos can be taken here! The restaurant by the lake is very nice, a good size, as... More 

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Address: 2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)12 843 5172
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria

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