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“Nice time, lots of walking”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Johannesburg Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo
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Johannesburg Zoo Half-Day Guided Tour
Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Nice time, lots of walking”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

I went to the zoo with a group of friends. I've never been to a real zoo before and I had a suprisingly awesome time. The variety of animals was amazing. Only advice is to wear walking shoes, and not take a heavy bag as there is a fortune of walking to do all around!

Visited October 2013
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“Jua Safaris and Tours”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

I must tell you that if you ever travel to South Africa, please get in touch with Johann and his Company Jua Safaris and Tours. I travelled on my own and felt extremely safe with him and the tours that he took me to which include, Johannesburg, Soweto and the Mandela Residence, the Lesedi Cultural Village and the Lion Park. I only had a couple of days in South Africa, and would loved to have had more time to see more and in the capable hands of Jua Safaris.

Visited August 2014
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“Okay visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

We were very disappointed as my little one wanted to see the seals and the penguins, but there is no longer these at the zoo.
Some of the cages have over grown grass and nothing to see and we walked a long way over the bridges to only see peacocks. The fun rides are nice and my son enjoyed these. Carry plenty of water especially on a hot day. Walking is tiring for kids.

Visited July 2014
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“Jo'burg Zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

The grounds are beautiful and spacious with big lawns and lovely trees - you don't feel like you are in the middle of a big city! The place has always been clean and well tended when I visited. The animals are well looked after and seem as happy as animals in a zoo can be. Information boards are interesting and well placed at the enclosures. It is easy to spend a whole day there.

Visited November 2013
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“FUN in the Sun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The ideal is of course a game drive at a game reserve! Failing that, one of the finest places to view and experience the amazing world of the animal kingdom, is at the Johannesburg Zoo. As an avid animal lover, I am always in awe when I have the privilege to come virtually face to face with the many different species of animals at the zoo. A great day out, for sure!

Visited December 2013
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