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Pretoria National Botanical Garden

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Address: 2 Cussonia Ave | Brummeria, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 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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Nice outing venue

Cannot remember when last I enjoyed a picnic so much. Been here a couple of times of late. The Music in the Park is here regularly and also a total blast. A city break away in th... read more

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

The botanical gardens offer beautiful samples of South African plants and trees. Whether you plan a picnic under a tree, a birthday celebration for children, a fitness walk or whether you want to sit quietly and enjoy nature, there surely is a lot to do in this beautiful garden. It is well kept and a central map gives you an... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Cannot remember when last I enjoyed a picnic so much. Been here a couple of times of late. The Music in the Park is here regularly and also a total blast. A city break away in th city for me

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Thank OuBallie
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was once a beautiful place. Unfortunately you see the neglect here as well. Weeds everywhere and rubble lying around. I know we have a water shortage but the gardens could be maintained better.

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Thank Gundi d
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stunning place, very well maintained. Perfect place for picnics, and now with the Pokemon Go craze having subsided, it is more relaxing to visit.

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Thank Christiaan J
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Botanical Gardens offers a great outdoor venue for picnics and leisurely strolls through indigenous gardens. If your garden is too small or not suitable for entertaining, invite friends here. The entrance fee gives you access to the vast garden including a restaurant and coffee shop. Children welcome. Bring your own food, drink, picnic chairs and blankets.

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Thank Estakaalits2015
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a lekker place where you can have a walk or a picnic and escape the city. And a beer afterwards at the restaurant.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stunning botanical garden in the heart of Pretoria. An escape for those who need to re-energize and reconnect with nature. Loads of information is available on the plant species, for those who are curious. Enjoy a picnic, take a stroll and go explore.

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

Great for a family picnic. Overall a good experience and also neat and well kept. It's great to walk around, and the picnic areas have alot of shaded trees, but go early on public holidays because it can be quite busy. Overall a great experience

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

This is a real place to be in all seasons, sufficient things to do for both children's and adults. They have sufficient parking place for vehicles and easy to access using public transport . Lots of choices and there is a picnic spot and safe to walk around.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a picnic, visit a restaurant, take a walk , enjoy nature. A botanists dream for all year experience.Aloes in winter. Van Wykshout splender in spring. Indigenous herbs with natural healing properties. Secluded spots for personal relaxation and meditation. Birds for bird lovers etc. Highly recommended for both locals and international tourists

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