5 Awesome things to do in Pretoria

Visiting Pretoria anytime soon? Well, then you’ve come to the right spot. We have fished out all the best things for you to do in Pretoria.

Visit the Pretoria Zoo

The National Zoological Gardens in Pretoria is the largest zoo in the country! You can enjoy the beautiful aquarium, which is the largest inland marine aquarium in South Africa, and the reptile park as well as look at thousands of other animals at the zoo.

Watch a theatre show

The Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria is the perfect place for good food, tasty wine and five-star entertainment. Shows run weekly so make sure you book in advance and enjoy the amazing musical, comedy and stage talent that Pretoria has to offer.

You can also enjoy a magical evening at the South African State Theatre, which hosts amazing opera, musical, ballet, drama, children’s theatre and cabaret shows weekly. The performances are world-class treats.

Shop at one of Pretoria’s craft markets

The Cowhouse Market is a great place to spend a day with your family. You can eat some of the best gourmet foods and enjoy shopping for unique goods. The Cowhouse market is open on Saturdays and Sundays and offers free entry free parking and free entertainment. Don’t miss out on a variety of foods, cocktails, craft beers, live music and other unique items.

Explore an old museum

The National Cultural History Museum in Pretoria has objects dating all the way back to the Stone Age. Enjoy the exquisite San art exhibition, the history of the Hananwa and the flourishing life of South Africans way, way back in the day.

Alternatively, you can also take a stroll through the Melrose House, which was built in 1886, and explore the old headquarters of the British military during the Anglo Boer War. The Victorian style house will transport you back into history.

Enjoy amazing restaurants

If you’re wanting a fine-dining experience, Pretoria is definitely the perfect place to be! Pretoria is home to various restaurants and steakhouses, ideal for a lovely evening of wining and dining with friends and family.  

Are you coming to the Jacaranda city soon?

Book into Morning Star Express Hotel and enjoy comfortable and affordable accommodation in the heart of Pretoria.