Gillooly’s Farm

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Situated in Bedfordview, Gillooy’s Farm provides a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Picnic and braai facilities are available on this 44 hectare piece of land. There are also walking trails, recreational areas for children and a wonderful waterside restaurant (Mrs Sippi Blues). The Farm has an array of bird species such as the White-breasted Cormorant, Reed Cormorant, African Darter and Grey Heron to name a few. Apart from the birds, the farm also has a large man-made lake, which is home to a number of fish species like the Common Carp, Blue Kurper and Sharptooth Catfish (Barbel).

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  1. Good morning

    I trust you are doing well

    If I would like to arrange a bring and braai , picnic arrangement for a group of 50 to 60 people including children at Gillooly’s Farm on the 1st of April

    How do I go about this?

    Please advise if I can book off an area or do we just arrive or please advise how I can arrange this.

    1. i want to bring kids from my crèche on the 04th of August , do I make a booking or just come , please advice

  2. Hi,

    I would just like to find out if I can bring my dog along to the Gillooly’s Farm?

    Thank you.

    Kind Regards,

  3. Hi, is a jumping castle allowed at giloolys, would like to have my son’s birthday. Should be 10 kids and 25 adults.

  4. To who it may concern,

    I have a group of 100 employees and we would like to bring our own drinks and food to braai at your facilities.
    Is this allowed and if yes, what procedures would we need to go through?

    Also need to find out if the facilities can be used for team building games if we were to hire a team building facilitating company for the activities?

    Thank you in advance.
    Kind Regards
    Zonke Nkosi

  5. I want to host a wedding picnic reception with pallets which will be used as tables etc. Please advise if this set up will be allowed, if so, what’s the entrance fee to the park. Thank you.

  6. Good afternoon

    I have a group of 105 employees and we would like to take them to Gillooly’s Farm for our year end function on 1 December 2017.

    Please confirm the following:

    • Can we bring our own drinks and food to braai.
    • Is there a braai area for everyone to braai their meat?
    • Is there an entry fee at the Gillooly’s Farm, if so please confirm how much
    • Please could you let me know what process we need to follow to book as well as what time we can arrive and leave.

    Thank you in advance.

    1. Hi Natasha

      We’re an online publishing company. So, we write about Gillooly’s Farm, we don’t deal with their bookings. For that you’d need to contact them directly.

      Thanks so much

    1. Hi Gary, please contact them directly using the contact details provided. They will be able to give you the most up-to-date information. Many thanks! The Team

  7. Hi, can one pitch a camping tent for a days visit? Am a bicycle tourist and would like to spend the day there on galloolys Farm? Kindly respond, Thank you.

  8. Good day

    we are planning on having our company year end picnic at the farm on the 7th of December. kindly advise if we can have it and whats the entrance fee and requirements. we will be having a braai.



    1. Good morning Tebogo, thanks for your comment. Regarding year-end arrangements, requirements and fees, contact Gillooly’s Farm directly – 011 453 5759

  9. good day
    we are planning on having our team building and recognition event on the 21 June 2019. kindly advise if we can have it and what’s the entrance fee and requirements. we will be having a braai / spite braai and can we bring our own alcohol braveries or not.

    1. Hi Mmatie, thanks for the comment. Regarding entrance fee details and requirements, please contact Gillooly’s Farm directly for more information.

    1. Good morning Lihle, thank you for your comment. For further details on requirements and entrance fee information, please contact Gillooly’s Farm directly – 011 453 5759. Thank you.

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Gillooly’s Farm is a public facility that falls under the jurisdiction of Ekurhuleni Municipality. Entrance is free and it is open most days.


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JJ_JHB Says:

Shocking service from wait staff and management combined with unhygienic conditions. management unresponsive and disinterested.

KirillOussov Says:

We have arrived to the restaurant after nice morning run, great weather, good mood, so it was time to have breakfast. We order our coffees while waiting for our food. With my luck, there was a...

EA_Oussov Says:

Stay away as we found a massive cockroache in our coffee which makes you question hygiene in their kitchen and when we called the manager and eventually found her after 4 attempts she said "wait for...

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