List of botanical gardens in SA

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SA boasts quite the list of botanical gardens to visit. Many of which are FREE to visit. Gardens serve such a purpose in reserving our precious plant life. Next time you flip though your usual list of “free things to do in…” wy not go visit one of these treasures.

Makana Botanical Gardens                                                Eastern Cape     1853

Free State National Botanical Garden                              Free State           1967

Johannesburg Botanical Garden                                       Gauteng              1968

Pretoria National Botanical Garden                                 Gauteng              1946

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden                       Gauteng              1982

Manie van der Schijff Botanical Garden-University of Pretoria    Gauteng              1934

Durban Botanic Gardens                                                     KwaZulu-Natal  1849

University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden             KwaZulu-Natal  1983

KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden                     KwaZulu-Natal  1874

Lowveld National Botanical Garden                                 Mpumalanga     1969

North-West University Botanical Garden                       North West        1962

Hantam National Botanical Garden                                 Northern Cape  2007

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden                        Western Cape   1913

Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden                        Western Cape   1921

Harold Porter National Botanical Garden                      Western Cape   1959

Garden Route Botanical Garden                                        Western Cape   1996

Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden                       Western Cape   1902 (since 1922 at current site)


How many of these have you visited?


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