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Free State National Botanical Garden

R702 Rayton Road | Danhof, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
+27 51 436 3612
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Being one with nature

We just being there and walk the pathways. We feel one with nature. A beautiful place in a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wim_traveler
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
A Delightful Oasis - but not very well signposted

I foolishly glanced at google earth then set off from Die Restpluk and headed in the general... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
dik-bardon
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Worksop, United Kingdom
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R702 Rayton Road | Danhof, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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+27 51 436 3612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just being there and walk the pathways. We feel one with nature. A beautiful place in a beautiful town.

Thank Wim_traveler
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I foolishly glanced at google earth then set off from Die Restpluk and headed in the general direction of the Gardens believing they would be well tourist signposted. Wrong! We finally found this place after driving around for over two hours. Use a map or...More

Thank dik-bardon
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Tranquility in the Freestate The gardens are well kept and a super place to gather for a picnic , walk about , weddings , functions or attending the market , The restaurant is excellant with a touch of exotic flair and ambiance

1  Thank Tertia B
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We had such a lovely time at the Botanical Gardens. It only cost us R60 for 2 adults and 2 pre-school children. We took a lovely walk around the garden following the paths and it was so relaxing whilst also affording the girls the opportunity...More

Thank MomOfTwoLittleGirls
Reviewed March 24, 2017

On the outskirts of Bloemfontein is this jewel of a gardens. A lot of emphasis is on the Grassveld which dominates the province, but natural woodlands and trees in the gardens provide welcome shade on hot days. Ample place to picnic and let the children...More

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed March 20, 2017

The gardens are beautiful and well kept. It is worth it to go for a walk. We were there on a Sunday and although there were a lot of cars in the parking area, the grounds were not at all crowded.We had a picnic but...More

Thank visualspotting
Reviewed March 1, 2017

I'm not entirely sure how the Botanical Garden works. If you're looking for flowers, there were very few. Also Monday is a poor day to visit - the restaurant is closed (although they very kindly opened to serve us a coffee). We walked up the...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed February 28, 2017

The botanical gardens are well presented and there are a number of trails but there are no maps to indicate how far the trails are. It would be useful to know what I'm committing to before I set off. The bird hid was good though.

Thank Jackieandmark123
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Stunning place. There is a market every first Sunday of the month with great products and food and live music.

Thank Danie C
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Every month there is a market so nice to see people are still doing great things i always enjoy this place and it is great for picnic's aswell , would refer anyone in town to come to the botanical Garden

Thank Nadia B
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Response from martinagH4257NO | Reviewed this property |
Hi entrance fee about R30 - R40 pp, children charges are cheaper, take sunscreen and a hat.
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