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Zoos & National Parks & Gardens in Johannesburg

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]

Kruger National Park

Type : Daily Visit

The Kruger National Park is the biggest wildlife reserve in South Africa. It is a huge natural region that include more than a 100 elephants, 25.000 buffalos, 120.000 antelopes and 30.000 zebras. The park caters more than a half million visitors each year. [Read More about Kruger National Park]

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]

The Pilanesberg National Park & Game Reserve

Type : Daily Visit

The Pilanesberg National Park & Game Reserve is situated in the Northwest province, about a 2 hour drive northwest of Johannesburg. The park ranks among the largest of the national parks in South Africa (it is in fact the fourth largest park), and covers an area of 55,000 hectares. It also has the bonus of being a non-malaria area and is home to the 'Big Five'. [Read More about Pilanesberg National Park & Game Reserve]

Walter Sisulu 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]

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]

James & Ethel Gray Park in Abbotsford


Type : Daily Visit

It is a popular suburban park with great views of the city skyline together with a bird sanctuary with numerous water birds.

Address: Athold Oaklands Rd, Abbotsford
Phone: +27 (0)11 435 4727

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