A recent visit to the Joburg Zoo was thoroughly enjoyed by my little daughter as well as the older family.
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I've been to many zoos around the world and this was by far the worst. It was literally like stepping into a site ravaged by zombie apocalypse. We were two of about 10 visitors total in the zoo, staff were lounging around, smoking, shouting loudly...More
Jo'burg Zoo was quite a disappointment. In general the place seems very run down. Lawns and buildings badly maintained and in of attention. A lot of empty enclosures - where have the animals gone? Fish, snakes and spiders and monkeys displays were very cool but...More
If you are looking for an interesting day in JHB head to the zoo. We had easy parking at a side entrance. There are some food stalls available as well. The zoo is neat, well maintained and easy to navigate. The animals are all well...More
Not having been to the zoo for a number of years we decided to take some time out and revisit what used to be a great walking day out. We were bitterly disappointed with the walkways, hedges and general lack of maintenance both in the...More
Expansive and airy. Ideal environment for picnics and long walks. They have a night time programme on select days for viewing the nocturnal animals. There is a wide range of animal and bird attractions including exotic and endangered species. It is also adjacent to the...More
I love taking my children to the zoo,always a lovely day out. They have been working on adding a new parking section... it's taking ages but should be nice once it's done. Sadly with all the noise some of the animals aren't quiet themselves and...More
Visited with my 17 year old son. Once inside you can see they don't care about the animals. Many on the enclosures were empty or shut and if looking for the animals , the vegetation was so over grown you could not find them. Many...More