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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
+27 12 843 5172
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All reviews park runs trees and plants family picnic plant life picnic basket enjoy nature fauna and flora lots of space every saturday run around tea garden busy city entrance fee safe parking beautiful garden fresh air great outing
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Many species animals, snakes, fish and lizards. Ample refreshments and toilet facilities. remember sun block on sunny days.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacquead
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to have a jog, a picnic, learn about southern africa's flora and just relax and even have a nice little meal. I really enjoy this place and it is great if you want to hide a bit from the business and the concrete...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank neischacmm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and quite place, with lots of plants and small waterfall Great for Sunday outing. Good for kids and elderly

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank YvetteK194
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pretoria National Botanical Gardens is very nice place to chill out with hour family and friends! The restaurant right in parking lot when you come in is a very nice place to grab a bite to eat and its affordable for everybody. But I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julyan B
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Ideal for those lazy afternoons. You can stroll around in the gardens or just have a picnic. No loud music allowed.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bel S
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

The cages are well maintained and animals looks healthy. Bathrooms can be cleaned more often - especially after a school class visit. I would rather take my own food next time. Small menu, expensive, slow, opens late and nobody looks happy to be doing their...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZeldaB68
Reviewed November 20, 2018

I often go for a walk in the Botanical Gardens to get away from the traffic and noise of the city. I love the Dassie trail and enjoy their presence. When one wonders through the trails under the trees on the 'koppie' its hard to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jirehgrobler
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The Pretoria National Botanical Garden is a haven in the bustling City of Pretoria. It is a joy to meander through the well kept botanical garden providing a snapshot of nature in and around the city. Every Saturday at 08:00 participate in one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Extraordinary190424
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Well kept gardens and very informative. Lots of plants, marked and some interesting info around plants. Good lessons to learn about water wise plants.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HesterBenson
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The facility is very well maintained and is always a hive of activity with trees all tagged and paths well maintaind. The onsite parking is very well laid out and the restaurant is very well appointed with an excellent menu and manned willing and able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jlishman
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October 30, 2018|
Response from An3Theyse | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free outside and you pay/tip the carguard. Entrance was about R35 per adult. Young kids are free (think under 6 years old)
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