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National Botanical Garden

2 Cussonia Ave, Brummeria 012-843-5104 adult R15, child R5

S 25 44.266 E 028 16.553

National Botanical Garden is a 76 hectare garden established in 1946. A 50 m high exposed quartzite rock provides varying climate conditions to accommodate a wide variety of trees and plant. The garden has over 50% of the indigenous tree species in South Africa and special collections of medicinal plants, cycads, and aloes. In addition to the plant life, there are nearly 200 bird species as well as numerous smaller mammals and reptiles.

To get there from Pretoria, head east on Church St/R104 about 8 km. Turn right onto Cussonia Rd just after passing under the N1 and the gardens are 300 m on the left. If taking public transport, catch the Meyerspark or Murrayfield bus from Church Square.

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