Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein

Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Rayton Road, off Dan Pienaar Drive, R702, Bloemfontein, South Africa

Phone: +27-514363530

Ticket Price: 16 ZAR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 08:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

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About Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein

This garden in the city of roses is dedicated to cultivation and preservation of the local flora and fauna and of course roses. Housing over 400 species including the vibrant red-hot pokers and wild dagga plants- a local specialty, there are also specialized gardens dedicated to medicinal plants. The garden is also a home to over 140 bird species. The 50 species of reptiles are also worth looking out for.

Free State National Botanical Garden Information

  • Always carry Hat, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, binoculars and camera.
  • Self-guided hiking trails are available for adventure lovers.

Free State National Botanical Garden Ticket Prices

  • Students and senior citizens have a concession in entry fee.

Free State National Botanical Garden Opening and Closing Hours

Closing time : public holidays - 05.00 pm.

How To reach Free State National Botanical Garden by Public Transport

  • Rented car.

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Free State National Botanical Garden, Bloemfontein Reviews

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  • The gardens are very well maintained and the staff are very friendly and the ablutions are clean. There are nice hiking trails and a really nice restaurant with good food and nice service. Packing your own snacks and a blanket is just as nice though. There is enough space for many people to have nice picnics on weekends. There are nice benches and lots of trees also available. The entrance fee is not a problem to pay at all when you can see that it is being utilized effectively. This is an excellent venue for photographers doing photo shoots for people!

  • Beautiful outside settings under the trees. At the restaurant the service was not up to standard at all. Gardens are well maintained and beautiful.

  • Not quite as extraordinary as Kirstenbosch, still lovely (with rugged beauty of the Free State). Nice place to reconnect with nature and your inner self...

  • Very peaceful place to go and have a pic-nic or just to have a stroll

  • Nature, tranquil and relaxation - Unwind a bit.... Beautiful indeed

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