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Johannesburg Zoo

#14 of 174 things to do in Johannesburg Features Animals
Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
+27 11 646 2000
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Johannesburg Zoo Half-Day Guided Tour
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Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Zoo was actually within walking distance of our hotel so we made the trip. This zoo is very large so prepare to do quite a bit of walking if you want the entire experience. Many animals are represented to include camels, rhino, snakes, birds,...More

Thank Tonyrome4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Joburg Zoo is an enjoyable outing with young children, with lots of animals to see. Food can be bought or brought in for a picnic.

Thank JohnM312659
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Animals of the Amazon area was in the process of being revamped but the children still enjoyed the visit.

Thank Sheereen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last time we visited the zoo was approximately 10-15 years ago and we were surprised at the state of the zoo on Saturday. Definitely not looking as good as it did years ago. What has happened? Where have the polar bears gone? Now just...More

2  Thank lolitagrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the visit does not start off well as you have to enter through some terrible back gate to enter the zoo. This is understandable due to the construction occuring at the main entrance. There are sections of the zoo that should condemned by the...More

1  Thank RuMark
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This zoo is extremely large and to facilitate those who can't walk the distance, there are trollies one can cadge a lift on on a hop on, hop basis. Altho i have not been to all the zoos available worlx wide, i vote Johannesburg Zoo...More

Thank pennyn0w
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Johannesburg Zoo is a real-life animal experience. Animals are well presented and are as comfortable and content as they possibly could be in a ''caged'' environment. Good & free transport within the Zoo for those whose legs give in half-way. My grandkids say it is...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Our Visit Happened on Friday in June when we arrived they said the water in zoo doesn't work so all toilets are out of order then we went inside and see kids from school everywhere which made zoo energic then we realized most of cages...More

Thank Benny G
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We went o Johannesburg Zoo yesterday (28/05/2017) we decided to go on family outing and yes they are renovating the zoo, but half of the cages are empty & no reasons as to why. My son who is little was fascinated by the animals, but...More

Thank natashadelport3132
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Today we visited the Johannesburg Zoo. I haven't be there for a long time. They are still busy improving and that is a good thing. I really enjoyed the visit to the zoo. At the entrance you will also find the people of Happy Snappy....More

1  Thank Elna L
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patricialobakeng55
18 July 2017|
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Response from ronayo | Reviewed this property |
At the main entrance there might be cameras but we entered through the back entrance. The security and cashiers there were friendly and profesional.
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Hennie Y
2 July 2017|
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Response from Elna L | Reviewed this property |
WHO Entrance Fees (R) 1 July 2016 Adults R80 Children R50 Pensioners R50 Students (student card to be produced)  50
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