Pretoria National Botanical Garden, Pretoria

4.2
#2 of 29 in Parks in Pretoria
Enjoy a relaxing walk among the flowers and plants of Pretoria National Botanical Garden, a 76 hectare (187 acre) green lung, situated close to the city center. Founded in 1946, the garden features a wide variety of South African trees, cycads, and succulents--it also serves as home to various bird species. Head to the peaceful garden to get in touch with nature, have a fun picnic with friends or family, or just meditate and relax in the shade of trees. Plan your visit to Pretoria National Botanical Garden and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pretoria trip site .
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  • This is a great place to have a picnic - take a walk between the gardens and the beautiful waterfal.  more »
  • If you are a botanical expert then this is not fantastic. In Cape Town, you find better botanical gardens. However, if you love flowers and plants and love to be amongst them this is a place to be. I ...  more »
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  • A beautiful and well mantained national park. Entrance fees affordable, staff is friendly and helpful. My husband and I had a picnic at the gardens to celebrate his beautiful. We had a wonderful time - quite and very serene. Fun was had.
  • The Pretoria National Botanical Gardens are a must see. They host free Park Runs on Saturdays. They also play host to loads of festivals and concerts. This is also a wonderful place for a date, if you are so inclined 😉😉
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