While this post might be irrelevant to most of my readers, I’m sure you’ll agree that experience counts for a lot and by now you know how I love to share what I’ve learned!  So… should you ever find yourself in Pretoria or Johannesburg, or the rest of South Africa, for that matter, I hope you’ll find this post useful.  If you’re simply stopping by from searching for more information on one of the places below, Welcome! Have a look around, enjoy your visit, and you’re welcome back any time!

Things to do in Pretoria

Things to do in Pretoria, South AfricaPapachinos is a restaurant, but it is one of the most child-friendly places I’ve come across. Need to sit and work, but have your child with you? Try Papachinos. Need to have lunch with a friend? Try Papachinos.  Need some time out and want someone else to take care of the little one for you? Papachinos.

I’m not sure if it’s all over South Africa, or just in Pretoria, but Garden Centres are glorified playgrounds that sell a few garden essentials on the side. Honestly, I’ve seen garden centres all over the world, and none of them hold a candle to the ones here. And in the garden centres league, Safari is my personal first place title holder.
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The urban farm is definitely the ‘thing to do’ in Pretoria, and Kids Castle Animal Farm and Playground is another option if you’re looking for somewhere to go. Kids castle has a Backyard Playground and farm, and is a party venue for children.
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Jingle Jangle is my favourite place in Pretoria. It ticks all the boxes I need when we need some time out of the house, is peaceful and has great coffee.
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While it might seem strange to review a whole mall, Irene Village Mall is no ordinary mall.
Apart from its European ‘feel’ and the pancake stand at the entrance, there’s also so much to do, and it is extremely child-friendly.
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And finally, if you want to know what’s on or what to do in Pretoria this weekend, have a look at Vibescout – the new, local ‘what’s on’ guide for your area.




Things To Do In Pretoria, South Africa

  1. Thanks Luschka, keep those ramblings coming 🙂
    The coffee addiction is shared by me, so I understand!

    Where are you these days?
    Travel safe, and looking forward to any future reviews of yours.


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