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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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Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
+27 11 646 2000
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Reviewed 9 May 2012

Intimate and friendly, yet there is a large variety of activities and animals to see. This zoo also has a keen interest in conservation, so find out more while you visit. Enclosures are well-kept and large. Because of this it can be challenging to see...More

1  Thank LoveJozi
Reviewed 7 May 2012

An enjoyable experience, try and get there early so you can get one of the golf carts especially if you taking small children. one of the pros is that they have wonderful areas dedicated to picnicking and you can take in your own basket of...More

Thank angelic046
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Very nice for work outings. Colleagues and I visited for a picnic and it was a great experience

Thank SabeloN
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Always a favourite venue for all ages. I always enjoy it as much as the last time I was there.

Thank VLBJhb
Reviewed 23 April 2012

This is a place for those who seek serenity and love beautifully maintained, park-like surroundings. Yes, the animals are in captivity however these are very pampered inmates. They are also probably rescued or born into these surroundings. Every kid I know loves going there. This...More

Thank JustInCase_10
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Excellent zoo complete with polar bears and a revamped lion exhibit

Thank kakazed
Reviewed 11 April 2012

The Zoo is a little run down, but for the sake of the upkeep of the animals you have to support them.

1  Thank Tennille G
Reviewed 10 April 2012

Good to hire the buggies for the kids - they love it. We took some snacks and then stopped for lunch at one of therestaurants. The food wasn't bad but there were loads of bees which were a pain. Also there was a bit of...More

1  Thank TraceyHV
Reviewed 9 April 2012

Lovely by all means!!! the lay out is conducive to long lazy walks, the lawns are inviting... animals are well kept in roomy enclosure. The perfect outing with or without kids!

1  Thank princesslyka
Reviewed 6 April 2012

this is a great way to spend a morning with the kids- one they keep asking to go back.

Thank Martin B
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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.
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.
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.