Victory Park, Johannesburg – South Africa

by Kojo Pocu
Victory Park Johannesburg

Victory Park, Johannesburg, which is practically between Delta Park and the Johannesburg Botanical Garden on the Parkhurst side of Delta Park, is one of the few areas in the city where people can still walk their dogs safely.

One of Johannesburg’s oldest and trendier neighbourhoods, it is said to have a remarkable bird population due to its location between two of the city’s biggest natural spaces. Victory Park is a tranquil, undisturbed neighbourhood with huge homes that are situated on sizable estates. However, if you know the shortcuts, getting about is not too tough, and getting to Sandton from Victory Park, Johannesburg is not too difficult.

In the evenings, you have a ton of options thanks to the abundance of attractions in Greenside, the picturesque setting of Parkhurst, the contemporary restaurants in Rosebank, the vibrant nightlife in Hyde Park, and the proximity of Greenside to Greenside and Parkhurst.

Victory Park is situated in what may be considered the northern suburbs’ green belt. The Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary and the Delta Environmental Centre are located in Delta Park. Although not as popular or safe as Emmarentia Dam and the Johannesburg Botanical Garden on the southwestern boundaries of Victory Park, where the Summer Sunset Concerts draw large people to this area of town, it is a popular place for dog walking, riding, and ambling.

And make time to go to Melville Koppies Nature Reserve, a hidden treasure of a park within the city limits that is typically entirely disregarded. A decent two to three-hour hike can be started at the Westdene gate on Third Avenue.

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