List of botanical gardens in South Africa

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This list of botanical gardens in South Africa is intended to include all significant botanical gardens and arboretums in South Africa.

Garden Province Date
established
Coordinates Notes
Makana Botanical Gardens Eastern Cape 1853 33°18′56″S 26°31′15″E / 33.3156°S 26.5209°E / -33.3156; 26.5209 (Makana Botanical Gardens) [1]
Free State National Botanical Garden Free State 1967 29°03′08″S 26°12′39″E / 29.05222°S 26.21083°E / -29.05222; 26.21083 (Free State National Botanical Garden)
Johannesburg Botanical Garden Gauteng 1968 26°09′S 28°00′E / 26.15°S 28.00°E / -26.15; 28.00 (Johannesburg Botanical Garden) [2]
Pretoria National Botanical Garden Gauteng 1946 25°44′19″S 28°16′24″E / 25.73861°S 28.27333°E / -25.73861; 28.27333 (Pretoria National Botanic Garden)
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden Gauteng 1982 26°05′13″S 27°50′24″E / 26.087°S 27.84°E / -26.087; 27.84 (Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden)
Manie van der Schijff Botanical Garden-University of Pretoria Gauteng 1934 25°45′07″S 28°13′44″E / 25.75194°S 28.22889°E / -25.75194; 28.22889 (Manie van der Schijff Botanical Garden)
Durban Botanic Gardens KwaZulu-Natal 1849 29°50′48″S 31°00′24″E / 29.84667°S 31.00667°E / -29.84667; 31.00667 (Durban Botanic Garden)
University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden KwaZulu-Natal 1983 29°37′30″S 30°24′14″E / 29.62500°S 30.40389°E / -29.62500; 30.40389 (University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden) [3][4]
KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden KwaZulu-Natal 1874 29°36′28″S 30°20′48″E / 29.60778°S 30.34667°E / -29.60778; 30.34667 (KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden)
Lowveld National Botanical Garden Mpumalanga 1969 25°26′40″S 30°57′58″E / 25.44444°S 30.96611°E / -25.44444; 30.96611 (Lowveld National Botanical Garden)
North-West University Botanical Garden North West 1962 26°40′55″S 27°05′43″E / 26.68194°S 27.09528°E / -26.68194; 27.09528 (North-West University Botanical Garden)
Hantam National Botanical Garden Northern Cape 2007 31°23′50″S 19°10′12″E / 31.39722°S 19.17000°E / -31.39722; 19.17000 (Hantam National Botanical Garden)
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden Western Cape 1913 33°59′22″S 18°25′49″E / 33.98944°S 18.43028°E / -33.98944; 18.43028 (Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden)
Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden Western Cape 1921 33°36′58″S 19°27′03″E / 33.61611°S 19.45083°E / -33.61611; 19.45083 (Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden)
Harold Porter National Botanical Garden Western Cape 1959 34°21′06″S 18°55′37″E / 34.35167°S 18.92694°E / -34.35167; 18.92694 (Harold Porter National Botanical Garden)
Garden Route Botanical Garden Western Cape 1996 33°56′50″S 22°27′48″E / 33.94722°S 22.46333°E / -33.94722; 22.46333 (Garden Route Botanical Garden)
Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden Western Cape 1902 (since 1922 at current site) 33°56′10″S 18°51′51″E / 33.93611°S 18.86417°E / -33.93611; 18.86417 (Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden)

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  1. ^ "History of the Gardens". Retrieved 22 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Conservation > Johannesburg Botanic Garden". Welcome to Johannesburg City Parks via the WayBackMashine. Archived from the original on 2008-01-16. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  3. ^ "The University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden". Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "The University of KwaZulu-Natal Botanical Garden, BGCI". Retrieved 19 December 2011. 

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