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Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00
 
Pretoria Sightseeing Day Trip from Johannesburg
"Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Sandton or Rosebank area of Johannesburg. Board your air-conditioned minivan or coach and hear interesting facts about Pretoria as you drive to South Africa's administrative capital.After rou arrive in Pretoria and tour its historical highlights. Stroll the wide avenues and hear how the purple jacaranda that blooms here annually gave the city its nickname of ‘Jacaranda City’. Learn how Pretoria started life as a Boer farming community before where Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 and view the statue of Paul Kruger or ‘Old Lion’ the Boer leader and first president of the Republic. Admire the City Hall and then stop outside the Union Buildings as your guide recounts how these sandstone-built government offices were the site of Mandela's inauguration as South Africa's preside the 19th-century home of Kruger. Explore its rooms
From ZAR1,005.00
 
Elephant Sanctuary Tour from Johannesburg
"Visit the Elephant Sanctuary situated in the picturesque Magaliesburg mountains. The tour through the sanctuary takes about 2 hours. Here you will learn more and even get the chance to touch and interact with these big creatures.On your tour you elephant back riding can be arranged (this needs to be paid for at the sanctuary). Transport to the sanctuary will be private but other guests will also be joining and participating in the tour at the sanctuary."""Come up close to the giant in the animal kingdom - the mighty elephant by taking a 2-hour tour of an elephant sanctuary in the Magaliesburg mountains. This tour comes with transportation to the elephant sanctuary from your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretorititle=Highlights&1=4-hour+trip+to+Elephant+Sanctuary+from+Johannesburg+or+Pretoria&2=Travel+through+the+picturesque+Magaliesburg+Mountains+to+reach+the+sanctuary&3=Admire+and+interact+with+the+beautiful+elephants+in+the+sanctuary+during+a+2-hour+tour&4=En""
From ZAR2,565.00

Animal and people watching at Pretoria Zoo

Pretoria Zoo is located just north of the CBD and is a good zoo, particularly by developing world standards. However, over the past couple of decades, seems to have been somewhat left behind by its...
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CatherineReichardt
Dec 19, 2011

Pretoria Zoo

The zoo in Pretoria is one of the best in the world (if you like zoos). Personally I am not a big fan of zoos, if you want to see animals go and find them in their natural habitat. The pens are very...
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paradisedreamer
Jun 16, 2003

Pretoria Zoo (1)

The Pretoria Zoo - an 80-hectare area located in the heart of Pretoria's city centre. It houses over 4 000 animals, and some of them are for sale!
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xinxin
Apr 03, 2004

PRETORIA ZOO

A very large Zoo and Aquarium, variety of animals and birds, snakes & fish.There is a restaurant aswell.
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CharleneP
Aug 26, 2002
 
 
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1276 Whistletree Dr, Queenswood, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0186, South Africa
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184 Pine Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083, South Africa
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Cnr Pretorius & Orient Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0028, South Africa
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Cnr. Orient & Pretorius Street, (Opposite the Embassy of USA), Pretoria, 0083, South Africa
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Cnr End & Pretorius St, (formerly Holiday Inn), Pretoria, Gauteng, 0083, South Africa
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643 corner of Church and Wessels Streets, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0007, South Africa
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PierreZA

"Pretoria - Capital of South Africa"
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CatherineReichardt

"The Jacaranda City (at least for the time being)"
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Braveheart.southafrr

"PRETORIA MY HOME TOWN............."
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Bwana_Brown

"Beautiful Capital of South Africa"
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"Africa's leading Capital"
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Things to Do Near Pretoria

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Nature Reserve

Situated south of Pretoria, I felt Rietvlei Nature Reserve had fewer wild animals that you can spot while driving. The good thing about Rietvlei is that most of the roads are tarred, there is...
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The Union Building

The Union Buildings forms the Official seat of South African Government and houses the Presidency as well as Department of Foreign Affairs. It was build between 1909 and 1913,Originally build to...
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Voortrekker Monument

Voortrekker Monument was build to commemorate the Voortrekker Pioneers and their Journey from the Cape colony into the Interior of the Country which is now called South Africa between 1835 and...
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Nelson Mandela Square

Because of it's proximity to my hotel, I spent quite a bit of time at Mandela Square. The square is dominated by a large statue of Nelson Mandela which is a draw with many as they clamor to take a pic...
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