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Zoo Lake

Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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take my siblings there

but do not forget me as well as the plce is absolutely well sorted everything in order kids are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
zanelem635
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Nice setting

Nice setting - lots of birds and space to run, walk dogs, and play sport - great for family and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bergs401
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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

but do not forget me as well as the plce is absolutely well sorted everything in order kids are ready to learn and have fun.

Thank zanelem635
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice setting - lots of birds and space to run, walk dogs, and play sport - great for family and picnic but lots of random people asking for money or food which is uncomfortable.

Thank Bergs401
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not many people around so we didn't walk all the way around due to safety worries. Great souvenir shop underneath the restaurant/cafe. Lovely deck upstairs to enjoy a drink and something to eat.

Thank Debbles C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being in the heart of Johannesburg's parks area means that it is lush and green, even in Winter. I love the massive green space around the lake and the fact that it is so central. It's also just across the road from Johannesburg's Zoo and...More

Thank RubinVanNiekerk
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Good outdoors vibe and with the lake and restaurants around makes you almost forget you are smackbam in the centre of Jozi

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 23 April 2017

One of the favourite of Joburg residents. A venue for the annual Jazz on the Lake and Carols by Candlelight events. A monthly venue for the Artists under the Sun open air art exhibition.

Thank hikwam
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Zoo lake is close to Joburg Zoo, it has a big open grass park with a dam with some ducks, generally homeless people are sleeping on the grass, many times it is very dirty filled with rubble, and not very safe. It is not a...More

Thank MarthinusvdM
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A truly lovely open space. You can rent boats on the lake too. We walked from a restaurant in Parkview through Zoo Lake park to the zoo. People kept on telling us that it was a long way but it really wasn't. Note that there...More

Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to the zoo lake on a weekend, it's an amazing spot to lay down and relax.. scenery is very nice, you can pay k ur meat and use the braai facilities over there.. there is 1 restaurant. The only thing is that...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 March 2017

if you need time to just relax and taking the best of mother nature, fresh air, bird life then look nowhere else just head to the Zoolake and you will enjoy the relaxing environment

Thank Beesoks
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ignatiusmutanda
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Response from dynamco | Reviewed this property |
if you want a catered party you can contact Pirates Sports Club in Greenside (ask for Non) or Old Parks sports club 1 Garden Rd Bordeaux
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