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Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Madibeng 0216, South Africa
+27 12 253 1162
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Johannesburg for a few days before heading north for a safari. We read about Hartbeespoort and decided to make a day trip. We went through a tour company for a private driver to take us to 3 spots. This was one of...More

Thank CORedTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a good place to teach adults and young ones about reptiles and animals especially monkeys ,there is enough variety to learn

Thank Mika C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the park on a sunday afternoon with our kids They enjoyed seeing the animals- it was learning fun We went to a seal show and also bought tickets to go on the ferry and take a ride on the dam which was...More

Thank AshH305
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Love going to the snake park over the weekends. Superb animals kept in a humane manner. Extremely clean and inviting. I can't visit there without popping into the kiosk. The snacks and food is very tasty an fresh. An awesome outing for the family.

Thank LiezelB50
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The park is amazing! So clean and neat and such a wide variety of wildlife. Especially loved seeing the big cats- lions, tigers and leopard. A must see for all animal lovers. Kids will also love this activity.

Thank Alexa D
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 12 just in time for the snake and seal show- not that impressive. However its surprisingly big complex with many animals - lions, tigers, jaguars and many many snakes. Well worth a visit especially if you have young children.

1  Thank Brent W
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We visited the Snake park over the long weekend (Sunday). We arrived at about 09h30 - it was already busy. We paid a slightly steep fair to go in, but we hoped it would be worth it - and boy was it! My 7 year...More

Thank Muriellelize
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Close viewing of many animals. The large cats, vultures and giant tortoises are always awesome. Lots of smaller animals too. The reptile exhibit is absolutely amazing especially the large constrictors. Feeding and seal shows are always a treat for the kids. Fast food and drinks...More

1  Thank RudolfB270
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is about 60 minute drive from Pretoria. The park has a great variety of animals, and snakes. A great day out with the family. Unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible. The walkways are stone with stairs, but clean. The cages are clean, the animals...More

Thank eM-from-Ldn
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The lady at the ticket window was RUDE! not good for 1st impressions. The "Snake" picture at the entrance gives an impression that its only a snake park and I was hesitant to give it a go. Well, there are a variety of snakes (not...More

1  Thank BethK1537
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15 November 2018|
Response from RachelleP193 | Property representative |
Good Day Please see below all information needed. Snake and Animal Park - Entrance fee will be R130 per adult. Children will be R60 per child between the ages of 3-12 years. Under the age of 3 is for free. On Weekends... More
Xola B
9 October 2018|
Response from Muriellelize | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can see tigers ,lions, jaguar and a cheetah. They also have tortoises , and different birds. You can just skip past the snake displays.