Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Roodepoort

#1 of 54 in Parks in Greater Johannesburg
Established in 1982, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens cover an area of 300 hectares (740 acres) and shelter many native plants. In addition to over 200 bird species, the area provides a home to a range of small mammals and reptiles. The garden amenities include a restaurant and gift shop. Use our Roodepoort trip itinerary maker site to arrange your visit to Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens and other attractions in Roodepoort.
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  • Spend a day, or a few hours in this beautifully kept botanical garden. Besides the lovely waterfall and the nice cafe, you will be able to unwind, stroll around and admire the many plant and bird spec...  more »
  • Beautiful, serene gardens. Pack a picnic basket, take board games and relax with family and friends. Great place to hike.  more »
  • Very nice botanical garden. There is a lot of space to picnic. You can hire a cart and have someone take your picnic basket and blankets to a spot you want. Safe parking inside with security, you get a ticket upon entrance and have yo give it in again when you leave. There is a nice restaurant inside the Botanical Gardens. There is a nice waterfall and a pathway to walk up to where the waterfall starts. I will definitely visit the park again.
  • Lovely day out for the family or with a group of friends. You can take your own picnic and there are quite a few shady spots although it's still a good idea to get there relatively early to ensure you secure a shady spot. If you don't want to lug all your picnic stuff, you can hire a guy with a cart to take it for you. There is also a restaurant if you don't feel like a picnic. There is a lovely hike up to the waterfall and you only need an average level of fitness.
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