The zoo is nice and good for families. Sadly for us it appears all the other animals such as lions and tigers were sleeping when we visited. The zoo could do well to tell customers when it is a good time to visit.
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Took my grandkids to the zoo this school break... super experience... well worth visiting. be warned... be prepared to walk... but well worth it
I think our Joburg Zoo is right up there, when it comes to world class Zoos in the world. I suggest locals buy the annual pass, especially with younger children. The restaurant also sells delicious food
Being able to see all the animals i wanted to see was great and some up closer than others. If you have small children you will have to be prepared for a long day of walking. Obviously the size of sime animals require large enclosures...More
Yes they have lots of different animals that actually seem to be taken care of responsibly, but the zoo itself is a great park with lots of little green 'lungs' where you can plonk down with some cool drinks or perhaps a picnic basket and...More
a great place to spend the day with kids, spread out across the park there are animals of all species. great attractions are the Animals of the Amazon and the aquarium. not to be missed. spend the day with a lovely picnic basket on the...More
I visited the zoo on Saturday 12 October 2017 after not having been there for years. It was always wonderful, now it is neglected, dirty, drinking taps don't work. Why did they spend so much money on the parking arcade?
It's a nice day out, good walks and of course plenty of animals to watch. In Joburg, you need places to walk and here you can do safely and with much to look at, enjoying the animals, although I do prefer them in the wild.
From a zoo in SA you come to expect a more naturalistic and better taken care of facility. The best thing about it is that if you are staying in the area and have kids then it is a safe few hours of fun for...More