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Johannesburg Zoo

#15 of 172 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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Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
+27 11 646 2000
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

This was most probably our 6th visit to the zoo in 12 years. it is easy to get to the zoo and still rates as a good day out with the children. There is however not many new attractions so for locals, a visit every...More

2  Thank PierreRossouw
Reviewed 26 January 2012

The Zoo must be visited because of its excellent layout I loved it when we went there as Children. As a grownup I could here the lions roaring in my bed at night WOW

Thank Jakalas
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Wonderful array of animals and well preserved environment. Obvious that animals are treated well.

Thank FErnestCapeTown
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Fun was had by all. The children really had a day filled with fun and excitement. The animals looked well cared for and happy as can be expected. Very clean and sell looked after.

Thank Grumpyfig
Reviewed 24 January 2012

Open areas and biggish cages make this a nice family outing.

Thank IFBotta
Reviewed 24 January 2012

The Johannesburg Zoo had a large diversity of wildlife in well-maintained environments. The zoo's grounds are beautiful, but it will take a a full day to see most of it. Elementary-aged kids and older should love it.

Thank BenFromTheHub
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Poor security, not well kept, animals not in good condition, and the whole place is pricey !

Thank colink114
Reviewed 20 January 2012

some places you see the animals and some you don't see at all

Thank tripadRandburg
Reviewed 18 January 2012

Spend a day or even a few hours at the Zoo. See a variety of animals whilst enjoying the presence of tall very old trees. A nice outing.

Thank Eleni A
Reviewed 16 January 2012

Big, good cafe, variaty of animals, modern zoo, fun golfcarts and trailers takes you around.

Thank Lee S
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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...
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
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