Pretoria Botanical Garden, Gauteng
The Pretoria Botanical Garden, located in east Tshwane, originally formed part of the University of Pretoria's experimental farm project. Today, this picturesque garden protects an abundance of indigenous fauna and flaura, and attracts hikers, nature lovers and travellers to Gauteng from across the globe 365 days a year.
It is a birdwatcher's paradise with over 198 bird species on display including species such as kestrels, hawks, falcons and eagles. For avid nature lovers, the medicinal garden has a special collection of plants such as cycads, aloes, tree species and succulents to explore.
There is a well-stocked Eco Gift Shop and with a scenic deck overlooking a small wetland area, Mokha Restuarant is a particularly popular lunch venue and also caters for functions such as weddings and other celebrations.
There is no shortage of options catering to a wide range of traveller interests, with nature trails, an environmental education centre and a concert stage, with music concerts a regular feature.
Pretoria Botanical Gardens:
Address: Pretoria Botanical Garden | 2 Cussonia Avenue | Brummeria | Pretoria | Gauteng Contact Number: +27 (0) 12 843 5172/3/4
Adults: R30 pp (Senior Citizens Free on Tuesday) | Students: R18 pp | Children : R14 (under 6): Free
Monday to Sunday: 08:00-18:00 (no entry after 15:00)