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19 of the Best Picnic Spots in SA

19 of the Best Picnic Spots in SA

This article was first published on 22 February 2018 and was updated by Leigh Hermon on 29 August 2018.

With spring finally here and summer finally packing its bags to join us in the southern hemisphere, it’s time to get out and about – think picnics, braais and garden parties with friends and family.

In anticipation of the warmer weather, we’ve put together a list of the best picnic spots in SA. Once you’ve settled on a spot to lay your picnic blanket, check out our 6 delicious ideas for the perfect picnic basket.


(We simply couldn’t resist the pun.)


Stop by the Walter Sisulu Botancial Gardens which happens to be on our Joburg Day Trips list

Take in the views of the waterfall while you enjoy a picnic on the lawns of the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens

You can also take a look at our list of the Best Picnic Spots in Gauteng.

You also might like: 8 Weekend Breaks Close to Johannesburg (all within 2 hours drive)

Western Cape

Picnic Cape Point Cape Town

Pack a basket and head to one of the country’s most scenic viewpoints for a picnic

You can also take a look at our list of the Best Cape Town Picnic Spots.

KwaZulu Natal

You also might like: 8 Things To Do on a South Coast Saunter

If you think we need to add to this list, then send us an email. We’d love to hear from you.

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