When was the last time you visited the Pretoria Zoo? Did you know the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo in the country and the only one with national status? Pretty cool, huh? The kids will love it, guaranteed. Plus you might even learn a few things about our country’s wildlife that you didn’t know before. It’s a win-win. Check out the 3 117 specimens: 209 mammal species, 1 358 specimens of 202 bird species or 309 specimens of 93 reptile species – and don’t forget about the aquarium and reptile park.
There is simply no better place to live than in Pretoria. The city has so much to offer, and its versatility knows no bounds.Think purple streets in October, the crowd at Loftus Versveld when the Bulls score a try, and the happy sounds of vuvuzelas from hooting taxis draped in Mamelodi Sundowns flags.
The Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards celebrates all this and more, and gives you the chance to tell us what and who is the best the capital city has to offer.