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Zoo Lake

Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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“lovely park” (4 reviews)
Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zoo Lake is a lovely park to go for a walk with a beautiful and well-kept space, lots of birds and one can go row boats on the lake. Not always safe to go there alone, be vigilant and go in groups. Leave valuables at...More

Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my 2 year old son, just to find out what all the noise was about. Normally it is a beautiful park but on many weekends it turns into a zoo with people blaring music from the boots of their cars, people drinking...More

Thank mySalvationCafe
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Friends and I often used to cycle there and my wife and I go to eat, its a bit dark to stroll at night so be aware.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Great Sunday art exhibition on the zoo lake lawns so very interesting local artist and great south African works will be going again soon

Thank owenjullies
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Not like the Zoo lake i remember was a kid. This place is gone down, way down. Rather go to the zoo opposite the road. Its dirty, unkept and not safe. Attracts rowdy crowd especially in the evenings.

Thank afm786
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful lake with well maintained Parks for kids to cycle around the lake, feed the Greedy Goose and enjoy an ambience of immeasurable happiness during weekends! I find that as early as in 1914 itself this park was open for all irrespective of...More

Thank Rajahiyer
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Sometimes it is good to go when the weather is poor and others will stay away. We took our children for the experience of the fresh air on a cloudy, cool day and had a great time paddling around from our choice of boats.

Thank robr590
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

I must say the lake is really beautiful and a must see when in Johannesburg. We really enjoyed riding the raft in the lake. It's only R30 for two adults which makes it affordable.

Thank Tebogo M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Zoo Lake is a bit scruffy but has some nice open areas, a great playground and if you have the time, the boating on the lake itself was surprisingly fun. We took the family out and we all had a go at rowing. It's a...More

Thank ivanhoe19
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Took my little niece there to play on the jungle gym and to feed the ducks. Its a nice place to sit and pass your time there.

Thank Shiraz M
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