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James and Ethel Grey Park

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Nice Park and a noce setting

Nice park with decent views of the Johannesburg skyline and - lots of space and shade available... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Pleasant park to walk and bird-watch, but some cautions.

We stayed at the Peech Hotel (see separate review), which is a very pleasant and popular tourist... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
El Cerrito, California
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19 Nov 2017
“Nice Park and a noce setting”
7 Apr 2018
“Could be lovely, lots of litter”
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We didn't have long to spend here but had a walk about. It looks like it could be lovely but the paths were overgrown and there had obviously been a big litter pick up but there were huge sacks of plastic collected in the middle...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Nice park with decent views of the Johannesburg skyline and - lots of space and shade available. Good for picnics and dog walks

Thank Bergs401
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Prime home to an assortment of feathered residents. The Sandspruit River flows through its 36 hectares, creating a tranquil atmosphere of both indigenous vegetation and neat lawns.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed at the Peech Hotel (see separate review), which is a very pleasant and popular tourist hotel. We asked about someplace near-by that we could safely walk and maybe see some birds (since there are a lot on the grounds of the Peech Hotel)....More

1  Thank divegirlelaine
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a lovely park with a decent size parking area. There is a path to walk along and dogs are welcome. Towards the Wanderers side there is a fenced play area for little children. The play area has a table and bench, a lovely...More

Thank CaroBomb
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a nice, small, neighbourhood park in a leafy suburb of Northern Johannesburg. Great for a picnic or perhaps to walk the dog.

Thank TravelOften1968
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A park for picnic and not crowded. Facilities not adequate (toilets and water supply). Lovely for walking dogs. Also equipped with children's playground spots.

Thank Nicov1340
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I used the park when staying at the Protea Wanderers for the Test cricket. Whilst probably not the most direct route I walked through it on a couple of occasions to the large upmarket Melrose Arch centre with shops and restaurants. It is fairly close...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 15 February 2015

If you are looking for a place to take a long walk, or a place to take your dogs for a walk, this is the place to go. Fact is that if you are a traveller in Johannesburg, you are not here to see nature...More

2  Thank Grennie47
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is one of central Johannesburg's lovely parks worth visiting. Beautiful views, wonderful undulating walking paths and even has security.

2  Thank Gilda18
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