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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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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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2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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All reviews park runs trees and plants family picnic plant life picnic basket enjoy nature lots of space fauna and flora every saturday lovely picnic run around tea garden busy city entrance fee beautiful garden great outing walk around
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The National Botanical Gardens are a beautiful place to visit. The facilities are well kept, the staff are friendly and it is an ideal place to spend a couple of hours in the tranquil environment. And you can even get a decent cup of coffee!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here at the end of a day: the garden park is quite large. However, whilst quiet and green I wasn’t so impressed with the garden compared to other botanical gardens like Kirstenbosch near Capetown. But maybe it was the time of the year ...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank coenw462
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is A-Ma_ZAING!! You can spend the day. The plants change with the seasons. The birds are all over!! It is just so peaceful and so AFRICA it is not true! I just love it. It is a must do for every tourist and South...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bushbaby007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family celebrated a birthday at the Pretoria Botanical Gardens at the braai area and we had a real good time. The braai area is quite a long walk from the parking area/ reception, especially for elderly people. The walk through the gardens, even at...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely to walk and the garden is quite big so you never feel overcrowded. The garden changes with season and there is always something to see. Spring is probably my favourite time. The food at the restaurant on the premises is basic but good. Good...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank antonl1201
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my 6-year old grandson for a special treat to the Pretoria Zoo. Whilst the variety of animals is impressive, the Park in general is shabby and in need of an upgrade. We visited during the school holidays, so I expected all the facilities...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Belinda S
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Had a lovely picnic, perfect for couples with young children who like to run around. Facilities are slightly dilapidated, they should increase the budget. Great for walks

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank markuslabuschagne
Reviewed April 23, 2019

Access to this park is cheap. Despite the fact that there were almost no flowers (wrong season - autumn), it was still enjoyable to walk through these gardens. It is an escape of the busy city centre which does good.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank joostdemuynck
Reviewed April 15, 2019

What a nice ease stroll on a Sunday morning through this beautiful garden. Many pathways,different plant species, amazing waterfall. Will do it again soon, just so relaxing and beautiful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ignisjacobson
Reviewed March 27, 2019

The Botanical Gardens is very relaxing - lots of space for picnics and there's a restaurant. There are a few walks to go on around the garden as well. Well maintained botanical garden right in the city.

Date of experience: April 2018
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LinziL20
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Response from Sariza24 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I will contact the botanical gardens and ask for contact person.
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Response from LindaM8575 | Reviewed this property |
Indeed I just called them up and indeed you may bring chairs as well as tables.
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Response from Brenda L | Reviewed this property |
They do allow baby showers. Contact them and discuss your needs.
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