The Joburg Zoo is open to the public seven days a week – including Christmas, New Years and Easter holidays. It houses over 320 species of animals, totalling about 2 000 animals. They offer a number of different tours and you can even explore the zoo’s active nightlife by taking the night tour. Bring along your family and a picnic basket, and enjoy the scenery. For more details visit their click here

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Joburg Zoo is one of the most popular local tourist attractions, situated in the leafy northern suburb of Johannesburg.

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    Joburg Zoo
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  • Location:

    Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkview, Johannesburg, 2193

  • Opening Hours:
    Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays: 8:30am to 5:30pm, last entry 4:00pm
  • Price Range:
    Adults: R75, Children: R46, Pensioners: R46, Students (student card to be produced): R46
  • Type of Fun:
    Family Fun

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I have been to the zoo on the same day as the zoo lake.. it's a big zoo with lots of animals. Paths are very well organized. There are booths of snacks everywhere along with benches to sit and relax...

Leila A Says:

Amazing, worth the money, such an amazing experience, defo needs to be on your bucketlist!!! A must for animal lovers as they are very well protected and looked after you also get to see some other...

Maruchia Says:

I went to The Lion Park. It takes about one hour by car to get there from Sandton. Once you get there you can choose if you only want to go to the safari, where you can see lions, zebras, giraffes...

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