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Nirox Sculpture Park

Nirox Sculpture Park is located in the Cradle of Humankind in Krugersdorp and it consists of plush and well cared for grounds. Here is a guide of everything you need to know before you go.

How to Get there

Nirox Sculpture Park is located about 38 kilometres away from Sandton, Johannesburg. There are various routes which are available to get to the park. One of the quickest options is via the M5. The drive to the park will be approximately forty-five (45) minutes.

The route above has no tolls along the drive. There is one entry/exit gate to the park.

Here is a map of the route from Sandton, Johannesburg to the Nirox Sculpture Park.

map to get to nirox sculpture park

Entrance Fees

There is an entry fee for people to enter this sculpture park. This is to ensure the upkeep of the grounds and that they remain in this pristine condition as well as to support the artists whose work is on display.

Entrance fees cost R120.00 per adult; R60.00 per child under the age of 12 years old. Furthermore, if an adult has a confirmed booking at the restaurant on the premises, then they pay a reduced fee of R70.00 per person.

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Things to do

The Nirox Sculpture Park is an exceptional park consisting of approximately 15 hectres of refined lawns. Nirox is situated on the banks of the Blaauwbankspruit river and is next to the Kkatlhamphi private nature reserve.

Viewing of Sculptures

Nirox hosts about fifty (50) long term installations by artists from across the world. These sculptures are on display throughout the park.

You are able to meander through the park with no disturbances enabling you to take in the interpretations of these artist’s work.

There are walkaways and signage so its difficult to get lost. The park itself is exceptionally well kept and a beautiful place to relax with nature.

No one is allowed to touch the sculptures, however if you need assistance with the interpretation of the art or would like to speak to an artist, you may contact their offices to make an appointment.

Food

The restaurant on the park premises is called “And then there was fire”. You will notice clear signage for directions to the restaurant. However, bookings to the restaurant will need to be made early as the restaurant gets very busy. “And then there was fire” is opened from 11:00 am with the kitchen closing at 16:30 pm.

In addition, there is also a chill lounge where there are tables and seating available. At this particular venue, they serve water, cooldrinks and alcoholic beverages. However, please note that the menu at the lounge is limited in comparison.

Contact Details Nirox Sculpture Park:

  • Where: R540 Kromdraai Rd, Kromdraai, Krugersdorp, 1739
  • Cost: R120 per adult, R60 per child below 12 years
  • Times: Saturday & Sunday – 10:00 am – 16:00 pm

Pro tip:

Please note that there are no food, drinks, pets, gazebos, or sporting equipment which may be taken into the park.

Recommendation

Nirox Sculpture Park is a wonderful trip for the entire family. They have exceptionally well kept grounds which affords you the opportunity to enjoy nature in a beautiful setting.

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