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Lory Park

#1 of 20 things to do in Midrand Features Animals
181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
+27 11 315 7307
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Hidden Gem

Tucked away few minutes from the Mall of Africa, this zoo is a must visit! There's a wife variety... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
Wonderful visit

We had a lovely visit to Lory Park.The park is very clean and the animals are in very good... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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  • Average5%
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“small zoo” (16 reviews)
“big cats” (13 reviews)
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181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
+27 11 315 7307
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked away few minutes from the Mall of Africa, this zoo is a must visit! There's a wife variety of birds, small mammals and the feline family (lion, puma, jaguar, tiger). While the zoo is not as big some of the others, expect to spend...More

Thank Saajidah27
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had a lovely visit to Lory Park.The park is very clean and the animals are in very good condition. The cages are a little small, and for me it is sad that these animals can't roam free, but they are well looked after at...More

Thank KiraGoller
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a great place for families with young children. Clean, great facility and the animals are cared for. Very informative staff

Thank Bigfix
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazingly well looked after kids heavenly animal filled place! Kids can touch a variety of animals depending on their age. Parents too! Which makes it even more special. From bunnies to hamsters, owls and parrots and then the major ones - serval and...More

Thank 346kim
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Lory park zoo is fantastic especially if you have very young kids. It's not very big so you can see all the animals within an hour and they also have interactive features with certain animals in the zoo. I highly recommend this place to families...More

Thank Kalia C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Lory Park Zoo is a family favorite and well worth a visit. Its is small by zoo standards but the enclosures are spotless and they have a wide range of animals all in excellent condition. Big cats like lion, leopard, jaguar, tiger were a highlight...More

Thank BrendanL26
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from England and having visited the park 6 years ago alone I decided to revisit this time with my son - age 17. We all , especially my son had a smile from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. The place...More

Thank Roche70
Reviewed 31 March 2017

To be in touch with nature, to be able to touch and be safe with the animals. Owls to land on your arms, shoulders and head, what an amazing experience. A definite if you at visiting South Africa. Sanctuary amazing1

Thank 349md
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Fantastic little zoo. Right size for kids to walk in. Amazing animals, very well looked after. clean water in abundance and all animals had food. Very clean. Well done on running such a fantastic place. I will definitely return.

Thank samantha s
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely place with an opportunity to get up close and personal with animal normally only seen in the wild. If there are baby cubs, you can go in an pet them. It is not a large place, so you can really take your time walking...More

Thank janicecampbell50
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5 July 2017|
Response from Roche70 | Reviewed this property |
There is a entrance fee and the animal encounters are very affordable and well worth it.
18 March 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Adults are R100 and kids over 2 are R70. There are also animal encounters which you can pay extra for. They take credit cards.
Dinesh S
26 December 2016|
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Response from SheenaBz | Reviewed this property |
You can see most 'zoo' animals but several smaller types of the cat genus. However, this is the place to be if you want to get closer than any zoo and game park. Not all the animals will be "touch mode" so you can't demand... More