Parks & Gardens (33 of 484 Things To Do in Gauteng)

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MonteCasino Bird Gardens

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 cycads in ...

Roodepoort Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

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 for ...

Emmarentia Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Johannesburg Botanic Gardens

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 collections ...

Muckleneuk Parks & Gardens / Bird Sanctuaries / Wheelchair Friendly

Visit the Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

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 ...

Saxonwold Parks & Gardens

Row Boats on Zoo Lake

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 ...

Eastwood Parks & Gardens

Rosarium at Venning Park

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 Park ...

Soweto Parks & Gardens

Diepkloof Park

The suburb famous for the Soweto Wine Festival and one of the founding places of kwaito (a style of hip-hop specific to South Africa) and where an estimated 40% of Jo'burg's residents live, is also home to one of ...

Roodepoort Family Entertainment / Parks & Gardens

Florida Lake

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 putt-putt ...

Soweto Parks & Gardens

Dorothy Nyembe Park

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 ...

Kensington Parks & Gardens / Family Entertainment

Rhodes Park

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, with ...

Lenasia, Johannesburg Parks & Gardens / Wheelchair Friendly

Rose Park

Set in the heart of Lenasia, Rose Park rests between Smarag and Argon streets. As its name suggests has an entrance lined with rose bushes that lead into the five hectare green space, past the fountain and township ...

North Riding Family Entertainment / Parks & Gardens

Golden Harvest Park

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 great ...

Midrand Parks & Gardens

Mongameli Park

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 neighbourhood by ...

Melrose Arch Parks & Gardens

James and Ethel Gray Park

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 ...

Johannesburg Central Art Galleries / Parks & Gardens

Joubert Park

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 a ...

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