- The word Wonderboom is an Afrikaans word meaning 'The wonder tree'. It refers to a fig tree in the reserve which is believed to be 1000 years old. The reserve was built between 1896 and 1897 and is situated in a remote part of Pretoria, Wonderboom. The reserve, which is open seven days a week, offers visitors barbecue facilities and ablution blocks, a children's park, walking trails, a man-made waterfall and abundant bird life.
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