Shepstone Gardens, Johannesburg

Shepstone Gardens, a tranquil green haven in the heart of old Johannesburg, is one of the city’s best-kept secrets. If you’re planning a wedding, a party, a private function of any kind, or just want to get away from the bustle of city life, then choose these idyllic gardens. more

Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg

Emmarentia Dam in Johannesburg’s northern suburbs offers an excellent retreat from the urban jungle that surrounds it, whether you are a watersports enthusiast, fishing fanatic or simply looking for some peace and tranquility. A large variety of avian life inhabits the area around the dam that borders the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens. more

Karoo Desert Botanical Gardens

The Karoo Desert Botanical Gardens are set on this unique ecosystem's south-western boundary, just outside the town of Worcester. It's conveniently close to Cape Town and boasts masses of succulents and stunning desert wild flowers. If you're in the area, it's a must-see. more