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Johannesburg Zoo

#14 of 173 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 2 March 2017 via mobile

My friends and family were on the lookout to do something different - not the usual dinner, movies or games and wanted to make it a family friendlt activity. With a little research we discovered The Joburg Zoo did night tours! Sunset tour (4pm -...More

Thank HoneyGhany
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The recent heavy rains had rendered the zoo a lush and beautiful garden - if rather overgrown in places - in which to wander and enjoy close-up views of animals and birds from near and far. Not having been to the zoo for many years,...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The Zoo is wonderful. Lots of great animals and very clean. You can spend a wonderful morning walking around and being entertained - one of the great zoos!

Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I have been there many times and will continue going there. I knew Max the Gorilla for many years. I find its a good walk about, we don't do the tuk tuk so we can linger longer where our interest is peaked. Its a beautiful...More

Thank Roja K
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The zoo is a large green space in Joburg with lots of animals. It is a great place to have a picnic and entertain kids, there are jungle gyms too. You can see lions close up. It is a large area so plan a bit...More

Thank kerrysidwellwilson
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The perfect get out venue in Johannesburg an all round entertainment area, Very popular in Johannesburg, very close to zoo lake and rosebank, lots to see and very educational, great family outdoor experience.

Thank SHAKES786
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Honestly, it was not worth the visit. Not very interesting. We went in the afternoon and all refreshment or ice cream shops and cafe's were closed! The way around the zoo is not very organised, you end up asking visitors. Some of the animal were...More

Thank Saad T
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent park-like grounds and a great place for a family stroll - The animals are a bonus. Fantastic new lion facility, great variety of interesting beasts - And a night tour for those interested in the nocturnal side. Building new parking facilities now which will...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 15 February 2017

we always have our grandchildren for weekends, whenever they vivit us, we take them to various places of interest in Johannesburg. The Zoo is always a treat. We enjoy watching the animals. This is entertaining, educational and fun

Thank 175joany
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Must visit with family - is a great place and huge - great outing for kids and families and there is loads of historical buildings around - BUT you must ask around to find info - big place recommended - must visit while in Joburg

Thank Anthony M
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Phil U
Hi Perth, Is it a good idea to visit the zoo in winter?
25 June 2017|
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Response from Alexia C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the weather in JHB is very mild so it may even be better in winter as it does not usually rain in winter even
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AlDCastro
how to get to the zoo from Sandton hotel?
26 January 2017|
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Response from MelissaMarion | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for not answering. We went away to the bush I had no signal! Hope your hotel managed to assist you...
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