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Johannesburg Zoo

#15 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 5 February 2017

maybe biased by all the game drives and safari, i find this overall quite uninteresting , both in terms of upkeep, content , nd when comparing it to other worldwide top zoos. unless a visitor has really a lot of time at hand, no problem...More

Thank nicolas s
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely zoo, great for a family day out and getting to know the different species found mostly in South Africa, however I wish some of the enclosures were bigger for example the lions.

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

What more can be said. It is a very well kept Zoo with lots and lots of animals, not just in quantity but also variety. One down side for me was that I found the sign posts inadequate. It was a bit hard to see...More

Thank MariusJacobs
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This Zoo is good yes! Has the basics of what a zoo needs to make it a fun experience... Amazon building was ok some enclosures were empty though so I clear sign would of been appreciated. For most part of the zoo many enclosures were...More

Thank MelissaMarion
Reviewed 17 January 2017

this is a great place to spend the day with children and family relaxing easy walks plenty of trees and relax under with a picnic to eat and and enjoy while the children enjoy the animals

Thank 143Jhbtraveller
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Well of you add animals into anything i already love it.. wonderful day just to chill and hang out.. animals well looked after, you could see that they were comfortable. had a great day thank you for making it extra special

Thank JoseDC
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is a respectable zoo but given its location one expected something more spectacular. If you haven't been on a safari yet then it will whet your appetite, but if you have then there is not much point.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Very Very disappointing. Pretoria Zoo should rather be visited. No carts available at Joburg. Staff very poor. Animals look lonely and bored. Not a variety of animals unlike Pretoria. Not enough sign boards, can get lost easily Or miss animals. No Komodo Dragon which was...More

Thank afm786
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We love the zoo! It is a firm favourite of ours! We visit at least once a month! It is always impeccably clean. The variety of animals is awesome and it make for the most perfect outing for the kids!

Thank TheNagle
Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you are not able to visit the Kruger National Park (No 1 Choice), Johannesburg Zoo is a good enough replacement with a variety of big and small animals as well as birds. There are also domesticated animals (chickens, goats, horses etc.). They also have...More

Thank Nosipiwo N
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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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TracyLeeSol
Are there golf carts available to rent? Or push carts for kiddies?
11 January 2017|
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Response from afm786 | Reviewed this property |
No, not anymore. Strictly for staff. Do yourself a favour and go to Pretoria Zoo instead
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Mpho M
I would like to know whether small braais are allowed and if so, whether there are braai facilities available. Mpho
25 December 2016|
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Response from MartinPcole | Reviewed this property |
In some areas yes. Small ones are allowed
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