Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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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 ...

Rosarium at Venning Park

Where? Eastwood
The Venning Rose Park was previously known as Eastwood Square. The name Venning Park honoured John Harold Venning, former Municipal Director of Parks who retired in 1940. Today the park is known as Rose ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Echo Dog Park

Where? Fourways
If you are looking for a fantastic place to take your furry friends, then look no further. ECHO Dog Park is the ideal spot to bring your puppies or adult dogs for some social interaction and a lot of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mongameli Park

Where? Midrand
In the township of Ivory Park over 100 000 people live in shacks, close to Tembisa. The township lies midway between Johannesburg and Pretoria, just east of Midrand. It was a seriously impoverished ...

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 ...

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 ...

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