Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Destinations in Gauteng


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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Diepkloof Park

Where? Soweto
The suburb famous for the Soweto Wine Festival - three nights of wine and festivities -, one of the founding places of kwaito (a style of hip-hop specific to South Africa) and where an estimated 40% of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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