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National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

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Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great day out but take cash

Great day out with the grandchildren but essential to take a golf cart as it vast and much too far... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Family day

Found the online booking to be great, got in quick. Toured most of the zoo found most of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The large cages at this renowned zoo are home to an expansive collection of animals from all over the world.
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232 Boom Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 328 3265
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found the online booking to be great, got in quick. Toured most of the zoo found most of the enclosures to be fair - a few needed more attention. The walkways could do with some improvement as some areas have aged. The gardens,trees & plants...More

Thank ragiet
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to see the various animals, birds and reptiles from around the world. A suggestion would be to walk the distance; however, if you are challenged to complete the full distance, you can ride the cable car to the top of the hill...More

Thank GeorgeM_Pretoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had high expectations based on reviews and things I had heard. It is really big with a lot of good picnic spots making provision to braai which I thought was great. Some signage was worn from the elements. General signage could be improved a...More

Thank Makhotso F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out with the grandchildren but essential to take a golf cart as it vast and much too far to walk for little ones. Well maintained and excellent enclosures especially for the white lions and tiger and loved the lake with pink flamingoes. Wonderful...More

Thank pauline472016
Reviewed 1 week ago

great experience for the little one, so much to see. secure parking, would recommend that If you're planning on visiting the zoo, one should go early to have a great experience. lovely picnic areas and a restaurant as well. great for a family outing, and...More

Thank Amouré P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

place is well maintained well looked after but snake park or section i saw cracked glasses where snakes kept. And the lion's section is good not far but secured and try to improve or bring new go karts.

1  Thank BrieeM2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have never been disappointed with the entertainment value when visiting this zoo. I will highly recommend the golf cart renting though as this zoo is huge. It is R200 for 2 hours which is just-just enough for a good comprehensive trip through the zoo....More

Thank Willanie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice outing with the kids being outdoor with all the wild animals. We visit the Zoo again, my kids loved the place seeing all the Cats (lion's and cheetah).

1  Thank 863thatom
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A great get-away in the city. A great day out with family or friends and even small kids will enjoy the outing. Golf carts are available for parents with smaller kids because the too is quite big and they might get tired of walking.

Thank 777karin2015
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This Zoo is one of the largest zoo in the entire world.It is a great venue to venture with ur littles one where they get a chance to explore with variety of animals,more especially the big five...With the great time I had,I wouldn't hesitate to...More

Thank katlego2018
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23 May 2018|
Response from OLUKMO | Reviewed this property |
R110 adults, R75 kids, parking btw r30-r50.