Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Destinations in Gauteng


Brenthurst Gardens Tour

Where? Parktown
The garden at Brenthurst Estate is rated as one of the finest in South Africa and can certainly be placed among the great gardens of the world. The gardens range from gracious avenues of planes and oaks, to ...

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 ...

Anton Smit Sculpture Park

Where? Bronkhorstspruit
Anton Smit Sculpture Park is an incredibly fascinating and stunningly beautiful park to visit. Looking over the Bronkhorstspruit Dam, this three hectare park has pristine lawns and bountiful gardens brimming ...

Honeydew Mazes

Where? Honeydew
Honeydew Mazes - outdoor maze activity for the whole family. Come and explore our giant Elemental Maze, constructed from reeds. Find the 5 secret gardens and answer the general knowledge quiz, which will ...

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 ...

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 ...

Treehaven Waterfowl Trust

Where? Vereeniging
Situated 3km from Vereeniging, Gauteng, and only a 45 minute drive from Sandton, Johannesburg, Treehaven Waterfowl Trust is an oasis comprising 30 acres of specially developed wetlands dedicated to the world’s ...

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 ...

Rhodes Park

Where? Kensington
Unlike many of the parks in the townships of Johannesburg, some of which went up in a matter of days or weeks, Rhodes Park has been around forever. Consequently, it's filled with old trees and hidden corners, ...

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 ...

Walkhaven Dog Park

Where? Muldersdrift
Come on down to Walkhaven Pog Park with your furry friend and enjoy an afternoon of fun. Let your dog run free and enjoy a swim in a safe dog and family friendly environment. The wetland area, dam and ...

Gillooly's Farm

Where? Bedfordview
Gillooly’s Farm offers a place of serenity and escape, a veritable sanctuary from the non-stop pace of the City of Gold, as Johannesburg is affectionately known. It is in the upmarket town of Bedfordview, ...

Joubert Park

Where? Johannesburg Central
Joubert Park lies right in the city centre, the heart of Johannesburg, just behind the Noord Street taxi rank. It's the oldest park in the city, proclaimed in 1906. Like the inner city, the park forms part of ...

Visit the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

Where? Roodepoort
One of the great escapes of Johannesburg, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden in Roodepoort, is almost 300 hectares of landscaped and natural veld that is a haven for birds and a popular picnic spot ...

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 ...

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