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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria, Pretoria 0186, South Africa
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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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This is a fantastic botanical garden Wonderful place to chill You also have to be a plant loving person to really enjoy any botanical garden. I don't think it is really a place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Park is beautiful and peaceful so much to enjoy in peaceful and tranquil surroundings just spending some quiet time.

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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely picnic in the garden, afterwards relaxed reading a book. Was peaceful and quiet. Time to unwind.

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

This is a fantastic botanical garden Wonderful place to chill You also have to be a plant loving person to really enjoy any botanical garden. I don't think it is really a place for little children. I love cycads. I love indigenous plants to South Africa. The only negative point I have is the restaurant there. I find it very... More 

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pretoria Botanical gardens is one of those places I go to on a regular basis, when I need some peace and quiet, under magnificent spreading trees, or in indigenous flower gardens. Great for just ambling around, or if you're feeling more energetic you can do the Dassie trail along the hill at the back of the gardens. It's a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the gardens to host a 21st birthday party for my sister. It is a lovely outdoor venue, perfect for an event such as this. We had some trouble with the staff - although we did make arrangements beforehand they wouldn't grant us access to the park by vehicle, so we had to carry in all the food and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to spend a lazy day:) i was visiting in March, probably when the season is over, so nit much of flowers or edible fruits. But in ant case: beautiful well kept place. You bring your picnic basket, blankets and chairs to just have a nice picnic in some of many nice spots of thisbotanuc garden.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing amount of plants and trees. Even has a little restaurant hidden amongst in the beautiful garden where you can enjoy lunch in the beauty of nature.

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

It's lovely,green and oozes fresh air. The waterfall is just too beautiful and calms one down. Gardens are well taken care of. Great place to spend time and have a picnic with your partner,friends and family.

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

There are hiking trails and the waterfall feature is quite spectacular. The garden is kept immaculately clean and beautiful. We go there often as my Dad used to be the Curator there and it is so wonderful to see that his successor is also doing a splendid job.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Nice paths for strolling, wheelchair accessible, easy and secure parking. Great for picnics. Tea garden near the waterfall. Full-service restaurant has a nice menu, good service, outdoor patio. Lots of bird life. Dassies can sometimes be found on a quiet, sunny day. I like to bring my grandma here.

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