South Africa :: Gauteng
Category: Protected Areas :: Botanical
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Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens was formerly known as the Transvaal National Botanic Garden. It is a botanical garden dating back to 1982. The garden consist of 600 naturally occurring plant species, rocky Highveld grassland and dense bush along the streams and in kloofs. Reptiles and small mammals can be spotted while there a wide bird species. The garden facilities includes the Sasol Dam and Bird Hide, entrance building, the Nestle Environmental Education Centre and paving of the main walkway. The garden itself is also divided into various section named according to the plant species in that sections. These includes geological Garden, People's Plant Garden, Birds and Butterfly Garden, Dell section and wild flower. (Nov-15).
|Address :||End of Malcolm Rd, Poortview, Roodepoort, 1724, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Postal :||P.O. Box 2194, Wilropark, 1731.|
|Tel :||+27(0)86 100 1278|
|Fax :||+27(0)86 520 7715|
|Email :||Click Here|
|Website :||Click Here|
|Fee/s :||Entrance fee: Charged on event days : Adults: ZAR35; Pensioners & Disabled: ZAR25, University students (with valid student cards): ZAR25, Scholars: ZAR12 Children under 6 yrs: Free BOTSOC members: Free Pensioners: Free on Tuesdays|
|Conference Facilities, Child Friendly, Restaurant (A la carte), Restrooms, Shop (Gift shop), Landing Strip Nearby, Wedding Facilities|
|Other Facilities :||Nestle Environmental Education Centre (120 seater hall) for school group and researchers meetings. Imbizo Training Centre (for workshops and meeting).|
|Accessible to Disabled Persons :||Yes|
|Picnics, Guided Walks, Bird Watching, Photography|
|More Activities:||Visit the Witpoortjie Falls. Sasol Dam and Bird Hide. Nursery.|
|Notes on Activities:||(Some activities may be offered nearby).|
The following objects are not allowed in the garden:
Balls. Bats. Bikes. Kites. Frisbees. Skateboards. Rollerblades. Scooters. Fires. Gas braais. Dogs/cats. Musical instruments, radios/CD players. (Nov-15)
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