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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 843 5172
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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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PRETORIA BOTANICAL GARDEN

This was once a beautiful place. Unfortunately you see the neglect here as well. Weeds everywhere and rubble lying around. I know we have a water shortage but the gardens could be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was once a beautiful place. Unfortunately you see the neglect here as well. Weeds everywhere and rubble lying around. I know we have a water shortage but the gardens could be maintained better.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stunning place, very well maintained. Perfect place for picnics, and now with the Pokemon Go craze having subsided, it is more relaxing to visit.

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Gardens offers a great outdoor venue for picnics and leisurely strolls through indigenous gardens. If your garden is too small or not suitable for entertaining, invite friends here. The entrance fee gives you access to the vast garden including a restaurant and coffee shop. Children welcome. Bring your own food, drink, picnic chairs and blankets.

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Thank Estakaalits2015
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a lekker place where you can have a walk or a picnic and escape the city. And a beer afterwards at the restaurant.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stunning botanical garden in the heart of Pretoria. An escape for those who need to re-energize and reconnect with nature. Loads of information is available on the plant species, for those who are curious. Enjoy a picnic, take a stroll and go explore.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for a family picnic. Overall a good experience and also neat and well kept. It's great to walk around, and the picnic areas have alot of shaded trees, but go early on public holidays because it can be quite busy. Overall a great experience

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real place to be in all seasons, sufficient things to do for both children's and adults. They have sufficient parking place for vehicles and easy to access using public transport . Lots of choices and there is a picnic spot and safe to walk around.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have a picnic, visit a restaurant, take a walk , enjoy nature. A botanists dream for all year experience.Aloes in winter. Van Wykshout splender in spring. Indigenous herbs with natural healing properties. Secluded spots for personal relaxation and meditation. Birds for bird lovers etc. Highly recommended for both locals and international tourists

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well-conceived botanical garden with lots of interesting information available whilst walking around. A good way to spend an afternoon or morning. There is a cafe for refreshments.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Botanical Gardens nearly every weekend for Parkrun. Its great for the run, walks, picnics and relaxing Sunday afternoons with family and friends. The 2 restaurants are reasonable. If you're wanting a quiet afternoon, check first if there's not an event on the day as the garden often hosts events, shows and markets.

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