Picnics are all about finding the perfect location, setting a great mood, and just enjoying time with your family or a day out with your friends, or having a romantic outing with your significant other.

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The most important part is the location as you want it to be in a scenic and relaxing environment. Here are 15 places you can visit.

1. Lethabo Estate – Lanseria 
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Location:  25 Jukskeidrif Rd, Pretoria Rural, Lanseria, 1748, South Africa

Entry Fees and Operating Hours: 
The Breakfast Picnic – R435 per person – from 09h00 to 11h00
Gourmet Romantic Picnic – R650 per person
Luxury Romantic Picnic – R960 per person – from 11h30 to 16h00 or 16h30 to 21h00
Boudoir Romantic Picnic – R1800 per person

Website:  https://www.lethaboestate.com/picnics/

Contact details:  +27 82 654 1690

2. Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens 
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Location:  Malcolm Rd, Poortview, Roodepoort, 1724, South Africa

Entry Fees: 
Adult: R70
Pensioner: R70 (Free entry on Tuesdays)
Student: R40 (valid student card required)
Scholar: R20 (grades 1 – 12)
Children under 6 yrs: Free

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 08h00 to 17h00

Website:  http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/walter-sisulu/

Contact details:  +27 (0)12 843 5000

3. Klein Rijke – Hartbeespoort 
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Location:  R512, Hartbeespoort, 0216, South Africa

Entry Fees:  Free entrance

Operating Hours:  Tuesday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00, Saturday from 08h30 to 14h30

Website:  https://www.kleinerijke.com/

Contact details:  +27 72 146 0278

4. Delta Park – Randburg
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Location:  Craighall Road, Victory Park, Randburg, Gauteng

Entry Fees:  No Entrance Fee

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 06h00 to 18h00

5. Rosemary Hill Farm 
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Location:  R964, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa

Entry Fees:  Single Picnic: R295 per box and Shared Picnic: R545 per box

Operating Hours:  On bookings

Website:  https://www.rosemaryhill.co.za/family-picnics/

Contact details:  +27 12 802 0052

6. Walkhaven Dog Park 
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Location:  Plot 77, Walkhaven farm, M5, Zwartkop, Johannesburg, 1748, South Africa

Entry Fees:  R40 per adult and R25 per child/pensioner

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 07h00 to 18h30

Website:  https://walkhaven-dog-park.business.site/

Contact details:  +27 71 212 9955

7. Greensleeves Deli Picnics 
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Location:  R563, Sterkfontein, Krugersdorp, 1739, South Africa

Entry Fees:  On Bookings

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Operating Hours:  Friday 14h00 to 20h00, Saturday & Sunday 08h00 to 16h00

Website:  http://www.greensleeves.co.za/

Contact details:  +27 83 229 5677

8. Stonehaven on Vaal 
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Location:  Sedibeng, 3250, South Africa

Entry Fees:  R283.50 per person

Website:  https://stonehaven.co.za/

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 22h30

Contact details:   +27 16 982 2951

9. Avianto – Muldersdrift 
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Location:  69 R114, Muldersdrift, 1747, South Africa

Entry Fees:  Enquire about Deluxe Setup or Standard picnic

Operating Hours:  On Bookings

Website: https://www.avianto.co.za/avianto-bespoke-picnics/

Contact details:   +27 11 668 3000

10. James & Ethel Gray Park 
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Location:  Edgewood Avenue &, Melrose St, Melrose, Johannesburg, 2000, South Africa

Entry Fees:  Adults R95 and Kids under 10 R65

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday from 06h00 to 18h00

Website:  https://jamesandethelgrayparkfoundation.org/

Contact details:  +27 11 435 4727

11. Pretoria National Botanical Gardens 
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Location:  2 Cussonia Street, Brummeria, Pretoria, 0184, South Africa

Entry Fees: R100

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 08h00 to 18h00

Website:  http://www.sanbi.org/gardens/pretoria/

Contact details:  +27 12 843 5071

12. Thokoza Park 
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Location:  1682 Ntuli St, Moroka, Soweto, 1818, South Africa

Entry Fees:  R30 per person

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 08h00 to 18h00

Website: https://www.jhbcityparksandzoo.com/services-facilities/parks/find-a-park/thokoza-park

Contact details:  +27 11 938 1820

13. Emmarentia Dam 
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Location:  Olifants Rd, Emmarentia, Johannesburg, 2195, South Africa

Entry Fees: No fees

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday 06h00 to 18h00

Contact details:  +27 11 712 6600

14. Dorothy Nyembe Park 
Photo credit @mofolonorth

Location:  Meadowlands West Zone 10, Soweto, 1863, South Africa

Entry Fees:  Free entrance

Operating Hours:  Monday to Sunday from 07h00 to 19h00

Contact details:  +27 11 938 7600

15. Gillooly’s Farm – Bedfordview 
Photo credit @wong

Location: 47 Boeing W Rd, Bedfordview, 2007, South Africa

Entry Fees: Free entrance

Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07h00 to 19h00

Contact details:  +27 860 543 000

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