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The Complete South African Outdoor Braai Map

Use Drive South Africa’s braai map with 80+ outdoor braai spots across Mzansi’s nine beautiful provinces to find the perfect location to celebrate Heritage Day with a lekker outdoor braai.

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South Africa Outdoor Braai Spots by Province

  • Eastern Cape (5) |
  • Free State (6) |
  • Gauteng (21) |
  • Kwa-Zulu-Natal (13) |
  • Limpopo (2) |
  • Mpumalanga (1) |
  • North West (3) |
  • Northern Cape (1) |
  • Western Cape (35)
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Gariep Dam, Forever Resort - Free State

braai spot submitted by Ultimate Braai Master

Situated on the banks of Gariep Dam, The Forever Resort is home to many species of antelope and the Cape Mountain Zebra. The Gariep Forever Resort is also featured in episode one of season four of Ultimate Braai Master.
  • Entrance fee is R45 for adults, Children (under the age of 12) R35. Vehicle entry fee is R35.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 16:30

Zonnekus Holiday Resort - Western Cape

braai spot submitted by Robyn-lee

Zonnekus Holiday Resort has self-catering chalets, caravan and tenting sites. We also cater for day visitors, large groups and company functions. With a large swimming pool, kiddies pool, trampolines, play parks for the children, farm yard, a well-stocked cafe and two halls available for functions.
  • Entrance Fee is R50 for day visitors, children under 3 are free. R20 for private motor vehicles and R200 for buses. No taxis or drop-offs.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00

False Bay Park - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

braai spot submitted by Daryl

False Bay Park is situated along the western shore of False Bay, Lake St Lucia. It lies within the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, South Africa's third-largest protected area, spanning an incredible 280 km stretch of coastline.
  • Entrance fee is R25 for a, Children (under the age of 12) R18
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00

De Hollandsche Molen - Western Cape

braai spot submitted by Hendrik Pieterse

Surrounded by its majestic mountains and beautiful vineyards - De Hollandsche Molen is seen as the perfect base from which to explore the Cape Winelands.
  • Open 24 hours a day.

The Baths - Western Cape

braai spot submitted by Ashley Stokes

The Baths, with its Natural Hot Water Springs of 43º Celsius, is situated only two hours drive from Cape Town on a citrus farm in the scenic Olifants River Valley, near the town of Citrusdal in the Western Cape of South Africa.
  • Entrance fee is R40 for adults / R20 for children Mon-Fri & R80 for adults / R40 for children on Sat-Sun.

Addo Elephant National Park - Eastern Cape

Now the third largest national park in South Africa, Addo Elephant National Park has expanded to conserve a wide range of biodiversity, landscapes, fauna and flora. Addo covers about 180 000 hectares and includes the Bird and St Croix Island groups.
  • Entrance fees for SA citizens & residents (with ID) per day - R50 per adult & R25 per child. SADC Nationals (with passport) per day - R100 per adult & R50 per child. Standard Conservation Fee (foreign visitors) - R200 per adult & R100 per child.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:30.

Animal Farmyard and Tea Garden - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The Animal Farmyard and Tea Garden is ideal for a family braai day. While you’re getting the braai started, there’s lots to keep the kids busy. Activities include petting the farm animals, tractor rides and for the older ones, there’s a zipline to provide an adrenaline rush.
  • Entrance fee is R15 per person.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 16:30.

Antoniesvlei - Western Cape

Antoniesvlei in the Bain's Kloof Pass in Wellington has excellent braai facilities with three swimming pools and a play park for the little ones.
  • Entrance fee is R30 for adults (13+), R20 for children (4-12) & R50 for vehicles.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 20:00.

Arendsnes Fly Fishing Resort - Gauteng

Arendsnes Fly Fishing Resort situated in Lindequesdrift, 80km's from Johannesburg has great braai facilities as well as a swimming pool, trampolines and a playground for the little ones. If you have time, try your hand at fly-fishing.
  • Entrance fee is R10 per car, R50 per person & R40 for kids under 10.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve - Western Cape

The Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve situated in Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch is the ideal place to relax infront of the braai. There are also short hiking trails at your disposal.
  • Entrance fee is R40 for adults, R20 for children.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 16:30.

Berg River Resort - Western Cape

There are few better family braai spots in the Western Cape than the Berg River resort. Activities include a waterslides, a jungle gym & a putt putt course.
  • Entrance fee is R60 per person & R60 per car.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Bokkie Park - Gauteng

The Bokkie Park situated in Gauteng’s East Rand is an ideal place to spend some quality time with family and friends. There are braai facilities available and for the kids, a petting farm where they can stroke and feed the animals.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 17:30.

Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve - Gauteng

The Bronkhorstspruit Dam Nature Reserve is a great braai spot if you’re keen on doing some angling. There’s a wide variety of bird life here too.
  • Entrance fee is R22 for adults 13 years +, R11 for children between 7-12, R5,50 for children between 0-6 & R11 for pensioners & disabled persons.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00 (summer) & 07:00 to 17:00 (winter).

Buccaneers Lodge and Backpackers - Eastern Cape

Buccaneers Lodge and Backpackers overlooks the lagoon at Chintsa West, on the rugged Wild Coast of South Africa. Buccaneers in Cintsa is spread over 8 hectares of wild coastal forest and is located next to the Cintsa beach, the ideal place to get your braai vibes on.
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  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 22:00.

Buffels Bay - Western Cape

Buffels Bay & Bordjiesdrif braai spots are neatly placed within the Cape Point Section of the Table Mountain National Park. Its an ideal spot to get family & friends around the fire, but make sure you bring your own grid & fire wood.
  • Entrance fee is R90 for adults & R40 for kids.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 17:00 (winter) & 06:00 to 18:00 (summer).

Bunny Park - Gauteng

If you’re planning on taking the little ones out for the day, then the Bunny Park in Benoni should be on your list. There are braai facilities available as well as various animal activities for the kids.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 17:00.

Cumberland Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The 300 hectare Cumberland Nature Reserve tucked away in the Table Mountain area in Kwa-Zulu Natal has great braai facilities. Bird watching is superb here, 227 species have been recorded here to date.
  • Entrance fee is R10 per person. (Cover charge payable into an honesty box at the gate)
  • Opening and closing times is sunrise to sunset.

Dorothy Nyembe Park - Gauteng

The Dorothy Nyembe Park in Mofolo South, Soweto is home to dams maintained by a natural wetland in the Park and a variety of bird species. The braai area is decent and there’s also a play area for the kids.
  • Entrance is free.

Eerste Steen - Western Cape

Situated in the Blaauwberg Conservation Area, Eerste Steen provides excellent views of Table Mountain. If you're into watersports, then this is the braai spot for you.
  • Entrance fee is R13 per person, R6.50 for pensioners & R18 per car.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 19:00 (November - April) & 08:00 to 17:00 (May - October).

Emmarentia Dam - Gauteng

Come and braai at the Emmarentia Dam in Roosevelt Park, an ideal spot for everyone to have some outdoor fun. Enjoy a picnic under the Willow trees and there's lots of space for the kids to play.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is from sunrise to sunset.

Fish Eagle Picnic Spot - North West

An hour's drive from Johannesburg, overlooking the Pilanesberg's hippo-filled Mankwe Dam, is Fish Eagle picnic spot. Scout for a secluded table on the edge of the site for the best views. Pack your binos to spot game in the distance.
  • Entrance fee is R65 for adults, R20 for children & pensioners. R20 per vehicle.

Florida Lake - Gauteng

Florida Lake in Roodepoort is a popular nature & braai spot in Gauteng. Spend some time in the sun and fire up a chop on the braai. Activities include bird watching, putt-putt and a Olympic sized swimming pool.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Fountains Valley Resort - Gauteng

Located just outside Pretoria, the Fountains Valley Resort is a popular Gauteng braai spot. The resort is also the ground source of the Apies River, one of Pretoria’s water sources.
  • Entrance fee is R6 for children under 6, R15 for children between 6-12, R16 for pensioners & R25 for adults.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 00:00.

Free State National Botanical Garden - Free State

The natural landscape is dotted with ecologically valuable indigenous woodland areas and grasslands, and the developed area is comprised of flower gardens with bulb, herbaceous, clivia and trees and shrubs displays. There are over 400 indigenous plant, flower and tree species on display.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 16:30 (mon-fri) & 08:00 to 17:00 on Saturdays, Sundays & public holidays.

Gillooly's Farm - Gauteng

Gillooly’s Farm in Germiston is a scenic, spacious braai destination with excellent facilities. Feed the ducks at the man-made lake, enjoy a walk around the farm, at Gillooly’s, there’s something for everyone.
  • Entrance is free.

Golden Harvest Park - Gauteng

The Golden Harvest Park in Northwold, Randburg doesn’t only have excellent braai facilities but lots of activities to keep you busy as well, including walking, fishing, bird watching & mountain biking.
  • Entrance is free.

Groenkloof Nature Reserve - Gauteng

Along with its excellent braai facilities, there’s a lot to do at the Groenkloof Nature Reserve. Activities include hiking, mountain biking & guided horse trails.
  • Entrance fee is R25 for adults, R18,50 for children between 7-17 & R10 for kids under 7.
  • Opening and closing times is 05:30 to 19:00 (summer) & 07:00 to 18:00 (winter).

Helderberg Farm - Western Cape

Located in the Helderberg Mountains, the Helderberg Farm is perfect for people of all ages. Activities available include hiking, 4x4 routes, feeding the animals in the Farmyard Nursery and for the kids, there's a playpark to keep them entertained,
  • Entrance fee is R24.50 for adults, R16 for children between 7-18 years & R10 for pensioners.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Inanda Dam - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Inanda Dam (Inanda Resources Reserve) is located within the Valley of a Thousand Hills near Hillcrest. It has great braai facilities and is ideal for water sports and fishing.
  • Nominal entrance fee is payable. Fishing requires a permit obtainable at the office.
  • Opening and closing times is 05:00 to 19:00 (summer) & 06:30 to 18:00 (winter).

Innesfree Park - Gauteng

Innesfree Park is a peaceful gem in the heart of Sandton. The Park is home to two dams has offers lots of open space. Bring a portable braai and enjoy a great day out with family & friends.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Island Nature Reserve - Eastern Cape

The Island Nature Reserve is located approximately 25 km from Port Elizabeth. The Reserve comprises 480 ha of indigenous Alexandria coastal forest. More than fifty species of birds have been recorded. The Reserve offers numerous walks as well as picnic sites and a braai area.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 16:00 (weekends & public holidays) & 08:00 to 16:30 on weekdays.

Ithala Game Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Itala is one of South Africa's oldest game reserves and also one of it's best. The landscape varies greatly from the thornveld of the Ngotshe Mountains, through lowveld grasslands down to the dense vegetation of the gorges and river valleys found nearly 1,000m below.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 05:00 to 19:00 (summer) & 06:00 to 18:00 (winter)

Karkloof Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The Karkloof nature reserve is situated on the eastern side of the Midlands Meander 15 Km north of Howick in KZN. The beautiful Karkloof Falls in the Reserve, has picnic, swimming and braai (barbeque) facilities.
  • Entrance is free.

Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Situated in the Yellow Wood Park in Durban South, the 253 hectare Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve has great braai facilities as well as cycling trails and a disabled trail.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Klein Paradys Caravan Park - North West

The spectacular view across the dam adds a soothing and relaxing touch to this splendid resort - true to its name - Klein Paradys - "Little Paradise!". There are 80 standard stands and 20 exclusive stands, equipped with water taps and portable braais.
  • Entrance is free.

Klippies Bay & Sparks Bay - Western Cape

Klippies Bat & Sparks Bay situated along Clarence Drive is a busy braai destination. Make sure you get there early to reserve your spot.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:30 until sunset.

Koppies Dam Nature Reserve - Free State

Koppies Dam Nature Reserve, lies on the Highveld of the Northern Free State. Water sports like windsurfing, sailing, and skiing are very popular. Along the shores of the dam reed and thatch shelters with braai facilities are available.
  • Entrance is free.

Krantzkloof Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The Krantzkloof Nature Reserve is an excellent Kwa-Zulu Natal braai spot. Relax and enjoy the natural surroundings while the kids explore the nearby streams.
  • Entrance fee is R20 for adults & R10 for children under 12.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Krismis Camp - Western Cape

Krimis Camp based right at the top of Paarl Mountain in the Paarlberg Nature Reserve is a popular spot for braais & picnics.
  • Entrance fee is R29 per car, R8 per person on weekends/public holidays. Entrance is free on weekdays.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00 (winter 1 April - 30 Sept) & 07:00 to 19:00 (summer 1 Oct - 31 March).

Laguna Beach - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Situated between Sun Coast Casino and Blue Lagoon, this is a popular spot for sports enthusiasts. Activities include Jetskiing, jogging, walking, kite-flying and fishing with swimming only allowed during the December holidays.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 17:00.

Lion Park - Gauteng

The Lion Park in Lanseria gives you the opportunity to come up and close with some of Africa’s big cats. After spending some time with the resident lion and cheetah, enjoy a braai while kids enjoy themselves in the play area.
  • Entrance fee is R200 for adults & R110 for children including lion club interaction.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:30 to 21:00.

Little Bay - Western Cape

Blouberg's Little Bay is a family-friendly braai destination offering stunning views of Table Mountain. If you don't feel like getting sand in between your toes and your meat, the braai area is comfortably placed on a lawn.
  • Entrance is free.

Lotlamoreng Dam - North West

Lotlamoreng Dam offers a number of picnic areas and fishing spots dotted around the dam's edge. The area offers cool, green lawns with braai places, a refreshment kiosk, pub and swimming pools.
  • Entrance fee is R5 for adults, R3 for pensioners & children between 2-12.

Mac Mac Pools - Mpumalanga

Mac Mac Pools is a popular picnic area in a shallow rocky river which drops into a series of naturally formed swimming pools. There are shelters and picnic spots with braai facilities, toilets and a beautiful nature trail. This lovely walk winds its way to the base of the Mac Mac falls.
  • Entrance fee is R10-R20 per person.

Macassar Resort - Western Cape

The Macassar Resort situated next to the Macassar Dunes Nature Conservation Area and the Eerste Rivier Estuary is a great braai destination. If you fancy a swim, the beach isn't far away as well.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:30 to 16:30 on weekdays & 07:30 - 11:30 on Sundays.

Maiden's Cove - Western Cape

Maiden's Cove is hidden between Clifton & Glen Beach is a popular Cape Town braai spot which also has a tidal pool if you're planning on swimming & massive boulders perfect for sunbathing.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00.

Meulwater - Western Cape

Meulwater's braai spots are situated in the scenic Meulwater Wildlflower Reserve. There are also hiking trails available to explore.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00 (1 April - 30 September) & 07:00 to 19:00 (1 October - 31 March).

Millers Point - Western Cape

Situated a mere five kilometres south of Simon's Town is Miller's Point, a lovely braai spot which also has a tidal pool to swim in and is ideal for snorkeling.
  • Nominal entrance fee is payable.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Milnerton Water Park - Western Cape

The Milnerton Water Park offers a full day of fun for everyone, with swimming pools, a big yellow waterslide and mini golf being just a few options at your disposal.
  • Entrance fee is R25 for adults (1,3m in height) & R15 per child (prices subject to change).
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 17:30.

Modjadji Nature Reserve - Limpopo

The lands of the Modjadji tribe, a matriarchal society that has produced five rain queens (only women are allowed to enter the village), surround the reserve and adds interest to your visit at this top local attraction.
  • Entrance fee is R10 per person & R20 per vehicle.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:30 to 16:30.

Mokala National Park - Northern Cape

Mokala National Park, situated approximately 70km from Kimberley in the Northern Cape, is the newest addition to the South African National Parks. The isolated dolerite hills create a sense of serenity and seclusion. Look out for the unexpected sandy plains that skirt the horizon.
  • Entrance fees for SA citizens & residents (with ID) is R30 per adult & 15 per child. SADC Nationals (with passport) - R60 per adult & R30 per child. Standard Conservation Fee (foreign visitors) - R120 per adult & R60 per child.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 19:00 (16 October - 31 March), 06:30- 18:30 (1 April - 30 April), 07:00 - 18:00 (1 May - 31 August), 06:30- 18:00 (1 September - 15 October).

Monwabisi - Western Cape

Monwabisi's braai spots are situated just off Baden Powell Drive. Frequented by the residents of Khayalitsha, Monwabisi is packed during the summer but used mainly by anglers during the winter season.
  • Entrance fee is R8.60 for adults / R5 for children.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Newlands Forest - Western Cape

Tucked away in the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Newlands Forest is ideal spot for a braai between family & friends.
  • Entrance fee is R30 for up to six people & R10 a head thereafter. 50% discount for Wild Card Holders. R10 for parking.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 17:00.

Nkutu Picnic Site - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The Nkutu Picnic Site is situated inside Krantzkloof Nature Reserve. When you’ve finished braaing, be sure to explore one of the marked trails to view Nkutu Falls.
  • Entrance fee is R20 for adults & R10 for children under 12.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Nkwe Pleasure Resort - Gauteng

Nkwe Pleasure Resort situated just outside the city of Pretoria is a great braai spot for family and friends. If peace and quiet is what you seek, then you’ll get it here – no music or pets are allowed here.
  • Entrance fee is R40 for people over the age of 12, under 12 is R20 & under 3 is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Oudekraal - Western Cape

Nestled between Camps Bay & Llandudno, Oudekraal is not only a great braai spot, but also a superb swimming beach perfect for snorkeling - if the water is calm.
  • Entrance fee is R15 per adult & R5 per child.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00.

Palmiet Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

The 90 hectare Palmiet Nature Reserve in Westville is an ideal braai spot if you’re keen to see some wildlife as well. It’s home to banded mongooses, blue duikers, dassies, vervet monkeys & a variety of bird species.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 18:00.

Paradise Valley Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Paradise Valley Nature Reserve comprises about 100 hectares of coastal fores. This reserve is known for its well maintained picnic sites and easy walk to a waterfall. Some of the mammals to be found along the trails are dassies, bushbuck and blue duiker.
  • Nominal fee is payable.
  • open 7:30am to 5pm Opening and closing times is 07:30 to 17:00.

Perdekloof - Western Cape

Located inside the Table Mountain National Park, Perdekloof's braai facilities are well spaced out to avoid overcrowding. Here, you'll feel like you're really away from the busy city life. Go early to reserve your spot.
  • Entrance fee is R10 for adults & R5 for children.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 17:00.

Pines Resort - Gauteng

Pines Resort in Silverfields, Krugersdorp is a great place to have a braai in Gauteng. Cool yourself off one of the resorts swimming pools and water slides .
  • Entrance fee is R100 for adults, R50 for children & pensioners under 1.2 metres.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 17:00.

Polokwane Nature Reserve - Limpopo

The reserve is open throughout the year and there is a picnic site with braai facilities, a guided hiking trail and a network of drives that cover all habitat types in the reserve.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 16:30.

Preekstoel (Kraalbaai) - Western Cape

Even though you can't braai on the beach itself, there are great braai spots on the low bluff at Preekstoel. If the tide is low, pack your food in and eat it on the shore.
  • Entrance fee is R40 for adults, R20 a child (R56 / R28 during flower season - August & September).
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 to 19:00 (summer) & ) 07:00 to 18:00 (winter).

Princessvlei - Western Cape

Princessvlei is start of the wetland that passes through Grassy Park. Famed for its beauty & tranquility, it's also a popular braai spot for many Capetonians.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:30 to 16:00.

Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve - Gauteng

Enjoy a braai in one of 30 braai areas in the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in Krugersdorp. There’s also a swimming pool to cool off in once you’ve finished.
  • Entrance fee is R130 for adults & R90 per child.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 16:00.

Rietvlei Farm - Gauteng

Rietvlei Farm situated between Alberton and Mulbarton offers fun outdoor entertainment in a tranquil environment, surrounded by natural wetlands, large willow trees & lush green gardens.
  • Entrance fee is R30 for adults, R20 for children, R10 for pensioners & R30 for braai drum hire.
  • Opening and closing times is 10:00 to 17:00.

Rooihuiskraal Historical Terrain and Animal Farm - Gauteng

The Rooihuiskraal Historical Terrain and Animal Farm in Centurion was declared a national monument in 1981. It has great braai facilities as well as an animal farm & a playground for kids.
  • Entrance fee is R10 for children under 6, R16,50 for childreen between 7-12, R17,50 for pensioners & R27,50 for adults.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 17:00.

Rustfontein Dam Nature Reserve - Free State

Rustfontein Dam lies 50 km east of Bloemfontein just off the Bloemfontein/Thaba 'Nchu road (R64). Braai and ablution facilities are located along the shoreline. Angling and water sports are the main activities and angling competitions are held regularly.
  • Entrance is free.

Sardinia Bay Local Authority Nature Reserve - Eastern Cape

Sardinia Bay is one of Port Elizabeth's most scenic beaches. It's a popular surfing spot but is known to be dangerous due to strong rip tides. Dog walkers and horse riders also favour this sandy beach. Picnic places, braai spots and ablution facilities are available so pack your picnic basket.
  • Entrance is free.

Schusterskraal - Western Cape

Schusterskraal is located in the heart of Scarborough along side the Cape Point nature reserve. This is a great place for walks with the family and picnics, braai's and your dogs can always join you. There is also an easy to follow path to the beach.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 17:00.

Seaview Game and Lion Park - Eastern Cape

Situated just 25 kilometres from the Port Elizabeth beachfront, Seaview Game and Lion Park offers a unique experience. Visitors can play with tame lion cubs varying in age depending on the time of year. There is an elevated boardwalk where you can view the animals at close quarters.
  • Entrance fee is R1-R100 per person.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 17:00.

Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve - Free State

The Klip River meanders through the Seekoeivlei wetland that stretches from Memel in the south to Villliers in the north. Braai facilities are at present the only amenities. Bird viewing is a great attraction for visitors to this reserve.
  • Entrance fee is R50 per vehicle.
  • Opening and closing times is from sunrise to sunset.

Silvermine - Western Cape

Arguably one of the most picturesque braai spots in the Western Cape, the Silvermine braai & picnic area situated in the Table Mountain National Park also offers plenty of trails and bird watching opportunities.
  • Entrance fee is R20 per adult & R10 per child.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 17:00 (winter) & ) 07:00 to 18:00 (summer).

Soetdoring Nature Reserve and Predator Park - Free State

The small Soetdoring Nature Reserve and Predator Park makes a great day outing from Bloemfontein. Most visitors come here to picnic, braai, spot wildlife or to fish along the river and dam. Braai and picnic facilities are dotted along the shore.
  • Entrance fee is R20 per vehicle.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:30 to 18:00.

Soetwater - Western Cape

Soetwater (which means sweet water) in Kommetjie is placed on a convenient stretch of land between the sea & the Slangkop mountain.
  • Entrance fee is R10 for adults, R5 for children between 6-12 years.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 10:00 in season & 07:00 to 17:00 out of season.

Storms River Mouth Rest Camp - Western Cape

The Storms River Mouth Rest Camp in the Tsitsikamma National Park gives you stunning views of the Indian Ocean while you sip a cold one infront of the fire.
  • Entrance fee is R32 for SA residents, kids under two are free.
  • Opening and closing times is 07:00 - 21:30.

The Farmyard - Western Cape

The Farmyard is ideal for a day braai with family and friends, boasting three swimming pools, a tuck shop, a supertube, a mechanical bull and so much more.
  • Entrance fee is is R55 for adults, R40 for kids between 2-13 years & R10 for vehicles.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Thokoza Park - Gauteng

Thokoza Park in Moroka is home to Soweto’s first fountain. It’s a great braai spot that boasts lush green grass lawns, footpaths and streams which lead into the Moroka Dam. The park is also used for art exhibitions and jazz concerts.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 10:00 till late.

Tokai Forest - Western Cape

Tokai Forest is one of Cape Town's braai hotspots & offers the little ones with lots of space to run around & explore while you sit back, relax & enjoy the day.
  • Entrance fee is R10 per adult, R5 per child & R10 per car.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00-16:00.

Tsaarsbank - Western Cape

Located in the West Coast National Park & offering stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, Tsaarsbank has great picnic and braai facilities for all to enjoy.
  • Entrance is free.

Tweede Tol - Western Cape

Located alongside the Witte and Wolwekloof rivers, the Tweede Tol picnic and braai area is an ideal spot for a full day braai. Make sure you go early though to reserve your spot.
  • Entrance fee is R30 an adult & R15 a child.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve - Kwa-Zulu-Natal

Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve is home to a rare species of giant earthworm, endangered beetles and there's even an ancient gold mine hidden in the hills. There's a picnic site for day visitors among coral trees near the entrance. Braai areas, complete with tables and benches, are deeper in the reserve.
  • Entrance fee is R20 for adults & R10 for children.
  • Opening and closing times is 06:00 to 18:00.

Wemmer Pan (Pioneer Park) - Gauteng

Wemmer Pan / Pioneer Park is an ideal place to have a braai. During summer, rowing competitions and flower shows are held here. There's also an adventure park for kids.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Always open.

Wiesenhof - Western Cape

The Wiesenhof Wildpark situated between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts is a private game reserve located at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountains. Braaing aside, activities include swimming, game viewing, fishing and bird watching.
  • Entrance fee is R35 for adults, R25 for children under 12 years. Vehicles are free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Wildschutsbrand - Western Cape

Situated alongside Perdekloof in the Table Mountain National Park, Wildschutsbrand is a well looked after braai spot with many concrete tables and benches at your disposal.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 09:00 to 17:00.

Wynberg Park - Western Cape

Wynberg Park is a well visited picnic destination situated in the Cape Town's Southern Suburbs, with several braai spots available. For the kids, there's a park and a maze to play in while they work up an appetite.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Zandvlei - Western Cape

Zandvei in Muizenberg abounds with activity on weekends when families gather to take advantage of the braai spots, lake, and wide open lawns.
  • Entrance fee is R10 for adults, R8 for children between 2-15 years.
  • Opening and closing times is 08:00 to 18:00.

Zoo Lake - Gauteng

The Zoo Lake in Parkhurst is one of Gauteng’s most loved braai spots. There’s something for everyone here – take a paddle in the lake or relax on the lush green grass while children can enjoy themselves on the jungle gyms.
  • Entrance is free.
  • Always open.