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Johannesburg Zoo

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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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  • Poor6%
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Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The zoo is quite great and has a wide range of animals. It is definitely a place to visit in Johannesburg. However, I think it would benefit from some revamping to make it more exciting. The place was just "dull" when we visited it. The...More

Thank Caspian C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time. Animals and grounds well looked after. Lots of walking so make sure you take lots of water.

Thank Monois
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We had a fantastic family day at the zoo. We found everything worked well, services, abblutions, food and drinks etc were all what one would expect from such a facility. The animals where great fun, the kids loved them, the education side is awesome, there...More

Thank DeonTerBlanche
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Upgrading and looking very well structured. New features aquarium and amazon animals structure very cool! Spotted numerous animals in enclosures for visitors pleasure. Kids very excited with various animals and activities.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Although sad to see Animaols caged, the Zoo does keep them in good condition and it does allow our Children and Grandchildren to see some Animals in reality and certainly for my Grandchildren it made them aware of how these animals have to live in...More

Thank macr0ws
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It was overall so close to the city, its quiet and you will see some African animal. But prepared to walk around 2 to 3 hours as the all the animal live in different place. They also have a small stores that sell drinks and...More

2  Thank she c
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Tebogo M
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Took my grandkids to the zoo this school break... super experience... well worth visiting. be warned... be prepared to walk... but well worth it

1  Thank asha921
Reviewed 21 August 2017

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

Thank vangovender
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Matt P
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Gustavo U
17 August 2017|
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Response from Maruchia | Reviewed this property |
No, not possible. To interact with baby lions you should go to Lion Park.
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Gustavo U
17 August 2017|
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Response from Elna L | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gustavo the answer is no. Even if they in cages it's still wild animals.
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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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