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.

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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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ruths938 Says:

A fun place for the family. The enclosures are mostly large and well maintained with a wide variety of animals from all over the world. Kids (and adults) will love the open air transport from the...

mcj79 Says:

This is a great place to visit to learn about the animals and offers play grounds, rides, snacks for the kids. Next time I would bring my own picnic and just buy cold drinks & ice cream for the kids...

Zahraa M Says:

I love the good walk we get covering the Zoo, however it is sad to see they close the exhibits like the Rain forest exhibit at 15:30 and it is rather pricey to pay entry for another day just to see...

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