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Kids & Family Attractions in Johannesburg

 
 
Johannesburg for the Kids
Johannesburg offers great attractions for the kids. A visit to the Johannesburg Zoo after breakfast to see the lions, tigers, naughty apes, slithering snakes and majestic elephants is the best way to start a day with the kids. Later, heading to the popular Zoo Lake is the second nice option. There you may feed the ducks, take a boat ride on the lake or have a nice picnic. After lunch, heading to Montecasino Bird Gardens is the best afternoon activity. You may also take the kids to the Nu Metro 3D cinema in the Montecasino complex.
 
Johannesburg Zoo in Parkview

Type : Daily Visit

Johannesburg Zoo is established on a 54 hectare site. There are about 3,000 animals of more than 365 species such as; antelopes, chimpanzees, elephants, crocodiles, gorillas, polar bears, hippos, lions and tigers. Large numbers of birds and reptile species take place as well. [Read More about Johannesburg Zoo]

 
Zoo Lake in Saxonwold

Type : Daily Visit

The Zoo Lake is a beautiful park located on the outskirts of Johannesburg Gand just across the Johannesburg Zoo. The park is located on the corner of Jan Smuts Avenue and West World Street in Saxonwold, Johannesburg. It is a nice place for the day time activities in your Johannesburg travel. [Read More about the Zoo Lake]

 
Montecasino Bird Gardens in Fourways

Type : Daily Visit

A visit to the famous
Montecasino Bird Gardens is a great attraction in Johannesburg especially for the kids and families. The bird gardens of Montecasino is the only unique bird park in South Africa. [Read More about Montecasino Bird Gardens]

 
Johannesburg Lion Park in Lanseria

Type : Daily Visit

Lion Park in Johannesburg
houses lions, hyenas, cheetahs, black leopards, jackals, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, ostrich and several species of antelopes. There are about 80 lions in the park including the rare white lion. [Read More about Johannesburg Lion Park]

 
Johannesburg Planetarium in Milner Park

Type : Daily Visit

Johannesburg Planetarium is a popular children and family attraction hosting variety shows related with planets and universe. A must see attraction in your
Johannesburg travel. [Read More about Johannesburg Planetarium]

 
Gold Reef City

Type : Daily Visit

Gold Reef City was built on the Gold Reef City mine that shut down in 1971, offers great attractions to its visitors. Its Casino complex, Theme Park, Town Square, Animal Farmyard, Birthday Club, Amphitheatre and 4D Movie Theatre worth spending great times and attracts all visitors. [Read More about Gold Reef City]

 
Hyundai Balloon at Montecasino in Fourways

Type : Daily Visit

Hyundai Balloon at Montecasino in Fourways is a another great attraction in Johannesburg for the ones who would like to experience the breathtaking views of Johannesburg from the sky. The Hyundai Balloon is the largest hellium balloon and billboard in South Africa.
. [Read More about Hyundai Balloon at Montecasino]

 
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden in Roodepoort

Type : Daily Visit

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is a spectacular region situated by the Witpoortjie waterfall. The botanical garden is known as one of the best picnic areas in Johannesburg, Gauteng. [Read More about Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden]

 
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre is the largest science centre in South Africa. The science center includes a collection of interactive hands-on exhibits and several activities related to mathematics, science and technology which are great and enjoyable especially for the kids.
Address: Miriam Makeba Street between President & Jeppe Street; Opening Hours: 09h00 – 18h30 (16h00 on weekends/holidays); Phone: +27 (0) 11 639 8400
Web: www.sci-bono.co.za

 
Bambini Creche in Montecasino, Fourways

Type : Daily Visit

The Bambini Creche is located in Montecasino and is a fun and safe environment for children between the ages of 1 and 8 years of age. Activities include Jungle gyms, Lego, drawing, reading, play centre, TV (cartoon network) and a sleeping room.
Contact Phone: 071 - 9593658

 
Magic Company in Montecasino, Fourways

Type : Daily Visit

The Magic Company is located in Montecasino and is a great fun for families & kids. Kids and their parents can collect tickets to exchange for prizes at the beautiful Prize shop.
Contact Phone: 011 - 511 0621

 
Hot Air Balloon Safaris & Balloon Flights

Type : Daily Visit

Balloon Safaris - Balloon Rides - Hot Air Balloon Flights in Johannesburg, Gauteng is another great must take attraction on your travel to Johannesburg. It is something different and special.
[Read More about Johannesburg Balloon Safaris & Rides]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
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