Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Destinations in Gauteng

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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 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, ...

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 ...

Orlando West Regional Park

Where? Soweto
The park in Orlando West, Soweto, opened on Peace Day 21 September 2009 on what used to be a dry piece of land with little greenery, overlooking the Orlando Stadium. The park is not only a series of sport ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Visit the Johannesburg Botanic Gardens

Where? Emmarentia
The Garden is home to more than 198 bird species and a number of reptiles and small mammals such as the common duiker. Special features are the tree wisteria (Bolusanthus speciosus) avenue and special ...

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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