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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visit the gardens quite often for picnics. It is a relaxed atmosphere and there is lots of space for groups of people to sit.

Thank Climber816966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are the ordinary pick nick person, the garden can go unseen as one of the most popular pick nick spots, but if you stroll around and observe the maintenance and upkeep of the gardens and waterfalls you will notice how the neglect of...More

Thank Ronev14
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Milkplum provides a sumptuous breakfast. Only downside is that the toilets at the restaurant are out of order.

Thank ClarkF54
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It has been a long time since I previously visited the botanical gardens, and as such I was not sure what to expect. I was thus pleasantly surprised by the level of upkeep and general beauty on display. The gardens are on a vast piece...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If one needs a break a few things offer a waterful, great birds and trees. Great walks and for fitness opportunities. A special outing for special loved ones in your life. Fit for a king a queen and the whole family. Great picnic venue with...More

Thank LindaM8575
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely walk around the gardens, followed many paths and eventually stopped for lunch at the Milkplum restaurant. The meal was excellent, well presented and delicious and our waiter was fabulous. On the way out we decided to stop off at the restrooms...More

Thank Burgand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is quite beautiful but if you have ever visited Mogale City and Kirstenbosch Botanical gardens and expect the same you will be disappointed. This botanical garden is basically a big park with lots of beautiful trees and a small waterfall- there is very...More

Thank Willanie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't get enough of this place. Good for couples, families, school tours/educational purposes, in fact everyone to come and just to relax and enjoy nature and feel animals and birds life. I really can't get enough!

Thank Ambassador40546
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We walked the dassiewandelpad at a leisurely pace in about 1 hour. It's a very well kept garden. Definitely helps you to get 'out of the city' (if only in your head) when you don't have time for a drive to the country side. Well...More

Thank Cornelia P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Try their cafe further up in the garden. Its a lovely place to relax and enjoy some refreshments. Walk around the gardens and have a picknick. Go for a music show.

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