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Lory Park

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Awesome outing

It was a good visit. animal interaction was amazing though too short of a time. Food was great and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Maricia1987
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Midrand, South Africa
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Always an excellent family outing

The kids really enjoy the close up view of the lions and tigers and it is quite spectacular for me... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Vicky P
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181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good visit. animal interaction was amazing though too short of a time. Food was great and zoo keepers we very informative and friendly. We will be coming again soon.

Thank Maricia1987
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The kids really enjoy the close up view of the lions and tigers and it is quite spectacular for me as well.

Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

This is an amazingly compact little zoo with soo much to Offer in such a tiny space. The variety of the animals, the information, the options for rest and relaxation, the animal encounters are all fascinating. It is well worth a visit especially for the...More

Thank PeeKarugaba
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This zoo isn't very far from downtown Johannesburg. It is small and quaint. They do a lot of rehabilitation with animals. You can even pay to visit the small animals.

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Amazing that such a variety of animals could be seen right here in the middle of the concrete jungle !

Thank derickstevensza
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

This “sanctuary” felt more like a traditional zoo, much to my disappointment. While the animals seemed cared for, a few things were concerning to me, as a visitor (granted, with limited knowledge of the inner workings). First were the “encounters” with the animals, which visitors...More

6  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Well maintained zoo. The animals are well cared for. Lory Park is ideal for children 10 and under as its smaller and security seems good. There is a play area for the kids when they don't want to look at the animals anymore. There are...More

Thank Martie1S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It's always a pleasure going to the zoo, there is a wonderful selection of animals & you can watch them from different angles. The kids love it.

Thank tursham
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Amazed at the variety of animals on display(white lion), good place to visit with family on a Sunday

Thank BCMutale
Reviewed 9 July 2018

lory park is awesome<great way to entertain the kids and they love it,enough place to walk,the kids to run around an see the animals at their leisure,no pushing an safe foe the kids.a place to relax an have some tasty eats as well as take...More

Thank Natasha G
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torileeb2017
26 January 2018|
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Response from Vanessa F | Reviewed this property |
You book it with them at the gate or at the tuck shop. Last time I was there, there were baby Cheetahs, lion's and vultures.
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chane083
5 July 2017|
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Response from Roche70 | Reviewed this property |
There is a entrance fee and the animal encounters are very affordable and well worth it.
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maryam114
18 March 2017|
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Response from AndrewM5085 | Reviewed this property |
Adults are R100 and kids over 2 are R70. There are also animal encounters which you can pay extra for. They take credit cards.
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DineshS1602
26 December 2016|
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Response from SheenaBz | Reviewed this property |
You can see most 'zoo' animals but several smaller types of the cat genus. However, this is the place to be if you want to get closer than any zoo and game park. Not all the animals will be "touch mode" so you can't demand... More
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AninaBijl
23 May 2016|
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Response from Vossie59 | Reviewed this property |
I only wrote the review. I suggest you contact Lory Park Zoo directly.
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