Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Rose Park

Where? Lenasia, Johannesburg
Set in the heart of Lenasia, Rose Park rests between Smarag and Argon streets. As its name suggests has an entrance lined with rose bushes that lead into the five hectare green space, past the fountain and ...

Wilgeheuwel Extreme Park

Where? Roodepoort
In 2007 the City turned an empty piece of land into a 1.22 hectare park with landscaping, children's play area, mini soccer field, a fountain and trees - in similar fashion to television series that have made ...

Visit Diepsloot Park

Where? Lanseria
The township of Diepsloot lies to the north of Johannesburg - a densely populated area of the city made up predominantly of shacks, with a smaller percentage of brick homes and government subsidised housing, ...

James and Ethel Gray Park

Where? Melrose Arch
Locals who live close to James and Ethel Gray Park claim the park has the best sunrise view in the city. Early risers head to the park with their children and dogs, and the R5 million upgrade the park received ...

Visit the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

Where? Muckleneuk
The Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary lies in Muckleneuk and is a regular Sunday afternoon picnic spot for families. The area around the Blue Crane restaurant, which lies virtually on the dam and adjacent reed ...

The Wilds

Where? Houghton
In the midst of the upmarket suburb of Houghton is The Wilds, a conservation area since 2006, and 16 hectares of incredible indigenous vegetation and lovely koppies. Through all of this ramble paths up ...

MonteCasino Bird Gardens

Where? Fourways
Experience the wonder of the Montecasino Bird Gardens - the only facility of its kind in Africa. Here, families and nature-lovers can marvel at the largest and most diverse private collection of African ...

Florida Lake

Where? Roodepoort
Located in suburban Roodepoort, south of the railway line, Florida Lake boasts a bird sanctuary where a lake is home to a host of waterfowl that makes bird watching here a delight. The park also has a ...

Artists Under the Sun

Where? Parkview
Artists Under the Sun was founded in 1960 by a group of artists who had a vision of bringing 'fine art to the people' by holding regular open-air exhibitions. From humble beginnings, Artists Under the Sun has ...

Golden Harvest Park

Where? North Riding
Golden Harvest Park is situated just behind the Northgate Coca Cola Dome in the northern suburb of Northwold, in Johannesburg. The park is beautiful, a space in which people enjoy walking their dogs and a ...

Thokoza Park

Where? Soweto
Thokoza Park lies on Ntuli Street in Rockville, Soweto. Whilst this is its official address, the park is fairly large – 4.5 hectares - that includes the Moroka dam, and it thus spreads on both sides of Vundla ...

Mushroom Park

Where? Sandown
Not everyone likes the huge hot air balloon that dominates the skyline at Mushroom Park, opposite the Radisson Blu Hotel. A few grumbles have been heard. However, that was before the grumblers knew that the ...

Orange Farm Park

Where? Vereeniging
The township of Orange Farm lies roughly 42 kilometers from the city centre of Johannesburg - one of the largest informal settlements in the country. It is also regarded as one of Johannesburg's most isolated ...

Bezuidenhout Park

Where? Kensington
Johannesburg is the commercial and financial epicentre of South Africa, and the starting point for millions of tourists. However, it also boasts a number of natural areas that are peaceful retreats from the ...

Mofolo Park

Where? Soweto
Mofolo Park, which you will find in Mzilikazi Street in Soweto, is a popular park amongst Sowetans and well known for the music concerts regularly held there – jazz festivals, gospel choirs, carnivals, ...

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