Picnic Venue Suggestions
Some of SA's Top picnic spots:
Offering breathtaking views of Table Mountain, Kirstenbosch Gardens is beautifully maintained with great infrastructure, especially if you have children. Ample and secure parking available.
Beaches: Cape Town is blessed with a number of beautiful beaches to choose from. Llandudno is protected from the summer South Easter winds and is a great spot for sunset picnics, and from Blouberg side, you have a beautiful view of Table Mountain.
Durban is one of the cities with some of the most beautiful parks and reserves. Amanzimtoti Bird Sanctuary, Botanical Gardens - Berea, Jameson Park - Morningside, Japanese Gardens, Michel Park & Zoo, Umgeni River Bird Park
Situated against the backdrop of the magnificent Witpoortjie waterfall, the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens is a beautiful venue with spectacular green lawns and great infrastructure; a perfect venue for a romantic picnic.
A dog-friendly picnic location with abundant bird life and fantastic walking paths, Emmerentia Dam offers vast green spaces close to the city and surrounding areas.
Nelspruit and surrounds:
Two main rivers cut across the Lowveld Botanical Gardens, the Crocodile and Nels River. The gardens have one the largest collections of fig trees and provide beautiful lawns to relax on and soak up the suns rays
Surrounded by forests and grass-veldt with amazing rock formations, Kaapsche Hoop offers a selection of short or long walks. Enjoy a peaceful picnic under a tree while gazing at the roaming wild horses.