After 4 long months we will finally be allowed to stretch our legs in Gauteng’s Botanical Gardens from Monday August 3rd, 2020  as long as everyone obeys the following rules : 

  • Daily access to the gardens will be monitored & limited once the “safe carrying capacity for the area” has been reached.
  • All visitors will be required to :
      • wear cloth face masks,
      • be temperature screened,
      • complete a tracing register.
  • Gate opening & closing hours will be strictly adhered to.
  • No social gathering allowed
  • No picnics or public events allowed

Business use of Botanical Garden’s facilities

  • Commercial facilities in the gardens, such as restaurants,can open under Alert Level 3 subject to prescribed regulations
  • Business conferences and meetings limited to not more than 50 attendees  can take place under controlled conditions outlined in government regulations

(The above regulations were published in the Government Gazette 43564 on 28 July 2020)

Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

Botanical Gardens in Gauteng and KZN

Please check opening and closing times plus entrance fees as these are subject to change:

Johannesburg Botanical Garden

Pretoria National Botanical Garden

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Durban Botanic Gardens

KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden

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