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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
Phone Number: +27(0)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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A must see in Pretoria

We visit Pretoria every year in SA winter and our stay is only complete with a visit to the Botanical Garden. Take a hike through the garden and enjoy the large variety of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit Pretoria every year in SA winter and our stay is only complete with a visit to the Botanical Garden. Take a hike through the garden and enjoy the large variety of indigenous trees and plants. Taking a break in the tea garden completes the visit. The place is well kept and it is a pity that one can... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can go there for a run, walk or just a stationery picnic.You enter with your own provisions and leave with the rubbish. The are waste bins on site. there is more than enough space for children to burn up a lot of energy. It is like being in a park in the middle of the city

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is quite a beautiful and peaceful place. It is cool and very quite for a relaxation when you feel like it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went there on a Saturday afternoon with friends. It was quite an experience. It is very peaceful and quiet and you can explore the whole place. We belong to a club and had to learn about different trees and plants. The Botanical gardens was the place to go they have a lot of trees and plants. What made it... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have the oppertunity of being a very frequent visitor to the Botanical gardens and what a disappointment the parking lot is a disgrace and is filthy ......the only thing neat and tiudy are the toilets at the entrance ....I was thinking of buying family cards but over R1000-00 for what .......

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Stellenbosch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have visited the gardens on numerous occasions and even participated in fun runs held there. The gardens are well maintained with an extensive cycad collection and its a popular venue with families for holding picnics. It's a great way to spend a Sunday morning out in the sunshine and then enjoy a snack at the cafeteria.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family have been to the Gardens on a few occasions. It is a great place to enjoy the summer and winter midday. It has wonderful flora and fauna. and a great stream and sufficient area to picnic. Please note that you are not allowed to play ball games in the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was relatively quiet when my friends and I visited but it great with lots of plant varieties. They need to improve their labelling on the plants and trees and have them prominently displayed for visitors. The little cafe at the end of the walk was also fantastic!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You need to unwind or to be close to nature this is the place to visit..bring your basket and lazyoff under the jacaranda

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Solo, couples, family - always a great outing in the gardens. There is almost every weekend some activity at the gardens and always a spot open for a romantic picnic.

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