Gauteng Parks & Gardens

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Destinations in Gauteng


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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kremetart Park

Where? Soweto
Kremetart Park lies in a street of the same name in Eldorado Park Ext 3, between Kiaat and Boekenhout streets on the site where once a field stood, one that attracted little attention. Now, as part of ...

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, ...

Rose Park

Where? Lenasia, Johannesburg
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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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