Jan Cilliers Park Picnic Spots. The park is a tree-filled sanctuary with a pond, and a stream running roughly through the centre, and is ideal for a relaxing picnic on the lawn. Jan Cillier Park is also known as Protea Park or the ‘Fairy Park’, and contains indigenous plants and water features. It has a spectacular view of the city. There is no restaurant but there are toilet facilities. A neighbourhood security watch is looking after the Park.
Jan Cilliers Park Picnic Spots. The Park is set in the affluent green suburb of Groenkloof, Pretoria. It is one of the oldest parks in Pretoria, and was designed by Harry Bruins-Lich, Pretoria Parks Director for 25 years. This tranquil park is popular for families picknicking on the lawns, neighbours walking their dogs, joggers keeping fit and botanists interested in the indigenous plant species. On the Wenning Street edge of the Park is the entrance to a small, safe Car Park (takes about 20 cars), which serves the whole Park.
Jan Cilliers Park Picnic Spots & Facilities:
- Open: Always
- Picnic Spots: family picknicking on the lawns, many shaded areas
- Jogging: keeping fit jogging in the park
- Urban Fitness Outdoor SA Group Classes (www.urbanfitness.co.za/booking)
- Dog Walks: Dogs are permitted on leashes
- No Restaurant
- Toilet Facilities
- Safe Parking: On the Wenning Street edge of the Park is the entrance to a small safe Car Park (Takes about 20 Cars) which serves the whole Park.
- Highly Recommended for Beauty and Tranquility.
Jan Cilliers Park Picnic Spots Contact Details:
Cnr Wenning and Broderick Streets
GPS: -25.778491, 28.223777