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Johannesburg Zoo

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Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This needs a lot of TLC not very busy Monday - Friday most food outlets only open on the weekend when amusement rides operate and comes alive Monday it was deserted and lots of enclosures missing animals This needs some attention Cheap was of seeing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jessyj2512
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Not how I remember it. A little overgrown here and there. Very dusty when dry.....grass not growing everywhere. Almost get a sad feeling when there. Animals seemed ok though.....besides of course being in captivity which is always depressing. Kids still enjoy it.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CarlaB4358
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Awesome place to go for the day. Kids loves it. Food really good and not costly. Staff friendly and helpful. Lots of animal's to see. Aquarium also amazing.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank magdalenab672
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We visited the zoo with our two kids both under 5. They thoroughly enjoyed the visit. We were super impressed with the new parking which now accommodates so many more cars, and you have peace of mind that the car is safe and you won't...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank naaziam
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our day at the Zoo. Plenty to see and very reasonably priced entry. The kids had a great time seeing the animals.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Y2793EPdavidm
Reviewed 2 January 2019

zoo enclosures are big and open to see animals close by. lots of open space and picnic spots. little shops all around selling drinks and ice creams. loved the animals we did see. We just hated the long walks as there was no golf cars...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MOMAPPROVED
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Myself and girlfriend coming from cape town for a few days to visit Johannesburg zoo for the first time on 31/12/18. We asked what time the zoo closed . Was told 5pm . On our way out of this huge park that we have never...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank DonovanWy0011
Reviewed 31 December 2018

An environment has been created where a unique experience can be had by families with young children. There are loads of wide open spaces, big shady trees and many interesting animals to see. An ideal place to introduce young children to many types and sizes...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RodneySchlemmer
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

This Zoo is a world class zoo. Not to be missed. The children enjoyed see so many different animals.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank modhooma
Reviewed 27 December 2018

The animals appeared to be very healthy and this is a very child friendly place to see the Big 5 (including a black rhino). The crocodile enclosure is fantastic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulrH7326JY
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Charles M
19 July 2018|
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Response from Totalpost | Reviewed this property |
Answered by previous comments and apologies but I have been travelling so not on-line for a short while. regards
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Ruth M
3 January 2018|
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Response from BrettH_lucky | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ruth Just called to find out for you - there do NOT have the golf cart tours available anymore but do have wheelchairs for hire (R100 per day). Hope this helps.
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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.
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