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Alexandra Park

Alongside the Umzinduzi River, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
+27 33 345 1348
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Dusty and Disorganized

No grass, just a dusty park and the lack of facilities is a headache. The park needs renovations to... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
MoeketsiTsotetsi
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
good

Good place to chill & have picnic with friends & family,children's play area, swimming pool closeby.

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Slyngoh
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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4 Aug 2017
“Dusty and Disorganized”
11 Apr 2017
“good”
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Alongside the Umzinduzi River, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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+27 33 345 1348
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

No grass, just a dusty park and the lack of facilities is a headache. The park needs renovations to give it life.

1  Thank MoeketsiTsotetsi
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good place to chill & have picnic with friends & family,children's play area, swimming pool closeby.

Thank Slyngoh
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Use to be quite a nice park to go to but now it is so filthy. Would need to probably get a tetnus shot once venturing near there. Its alright if there are big events going on because it gets cleaned up and sorted out...More

1  Thank Sburgin
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

lots of activities can happen here. good for family outing. lits of sport activities. cricket,soccer,hockey,swimming pool,bike ridinj,walks,jogging,picknicking. have braais.barbeques.rolleskating. skateboards area.bmx biking. beautiful set up,lovely fauna to view,one can fish along the msunduzi river along the park.easy to get to public transport.no entrance fees. also...More

Thank Charmaine S
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Unfortunately this area is no longer safe. It is OK if there is a special event going on (flea market, start of a fun run) but do not walk in it or run though it in small groups (certainly not alone). The road that runs...More

Thank gem1220
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

This park is terrible, poor maintenance, filth and lots of drunk people. The cars double park with little or no regard for other motorists.

1  Thank Nathlie74
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

What was once a cheerful spot for family outings has become a dilapidated safehaven for criminals. Would not recommend

Thank aaishahassim
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Reviewed 24 December 2015

The park itself was laid out very well. However what could have been a beautiful attraction for the Capital City has been taken over by vagrants, loiterers and worse! The litter is overwhelming, the gardens unkempt and it is not safe for anybody, least of...More

1  Thank sumpine
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Keep your guards on at all times. even though it is a pleasant place, you have to be cautious of where you go.....especially if going nearer to the Dusi River. Stay in groups....but enjoy the beautiful landscape. Cricket fans thrill on the OVAL. The landscape...More

Thank Zinhle74
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

Alexandra Park is not a tourist attraction at all. Its not maintained and frankly not safe. Please avoid this "attraction".

1  Thank Rob B
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