The Pretoria National Botanic Garden, in the city’s eastern suburbs, is a 76-hectare garden showcasing South African species with more than half the country’s tree species as well as many flowering plants, cycads and aloes.
The park is sliced in two by a quartzite ridge, with vegetation in the warmer north-facing half contrasting with that in the colder south-facing section. The plants are grouped according to their climatic region.
Also on the grounds is the the National Herbarium – home to the largest collection of plant specimens in South Africa.
A meal can be enjoyed at the lakefront restaurant.
The Pretoria national Botanic Garden is located at 2 Cussonia Avenue, Brummeria, Pretoria