Emmerentia dam and Johannesburg botanical Garden
Spanning over 81 hectares this glorious emerald of a park, personifies calm, peace and serenity, Located at the northeast side of the park, the dam is a popular destination for energetic canoeists and small-boat enthusiasts. Sailing, canoeing and diving club facilities are housed on its eastern embankment.
The vast green surroundings are equally popular with dog walkers, cyclists and runners, while on weekends the sloped grass embankments are filled with picnickers.
Emmarentia and the gardens date back to 1886.