Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Destinations in Gauteng

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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 ...

Dorothy Nyembe Park

Where? Soweto
Set in Mofolo North, in Soweto, Dorothy Nyembe Park is a 26-hectare area that you will know it by the unusual sculpted figurines that stand four to five times the height of men, their arms outstretched, trees ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bokkie Park

Where? Boksburg
Bokkie Park in East Rand, Gauteng is a great place to bring the family for a fun filled day out. Children will enjoy the playground and will love the petting farm. Activities at the farm allow you to stroke ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ludwig's Roses Egoli

Where? Glenferness
Ludwig’s Egoli is Johannesburg’s rose-laden heart, a place where beautiful colours and equally irresistible scents combine in a carpet of the world’s most romantic bloom. Ludwig’s Egoli is conveniently ...

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 ...

Row Boats on Zoo Lake

Where? Saxonwold
Set on the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, virtually across from the Johannesburg Zoo, Zoo Lake is usually a hive of activity - dog walkers, joggers, skateboarders and kids. Zoo Lake is a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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