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Address: Portion of Portion 41, Farm Buffelsdrift 179 JR, Rust de Winter 0405, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 521 0335
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Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo, a mere 45 minutes drive North from...

Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo, a mere 45 minutes drive North from Pretoria, host one of South Africa's largest private primate collections featuring 38 species, in addition to a large number of beautiful, exotic birds. The zoo is also home to predators, such as White Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and other interesting animals. Surprise your family with a tour through Mystic Monkeys and Feathers and enjoy the park's tranquillity, tidiness and vastness under guidance of our well trained guided, who will escort you to the enclosures where you will learn interesting facts about our beautiful species. Mystic Monkeys and Feathers is open daily from Monday to Friday from 9am till 4pm.

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The grounds were superbly well kept, with all animal cages in excellent condition. Cages are large and well kept. Animals were all in good state. The guided tour was done a bit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 June 2016
Xander B
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spend Christmas day at this park and have lunch afterwards. The grounds are beautiful. The field guide was very well spoken and informed us as we went along, was very informative. The variety of different animals was great. Facilities well kept. Food was also very nice. There was also a curio shop.

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Thank DeonHarriet
Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I visited this place with my partner based on a brochure. IT WAS HORRID! We paid to enter and for a cub interaction. After being shown around for 10 minutes with a 'guide', we left. The guide was not wearing a uniform, only knew the life expectancy of the animals because it was the first bit of information written on... More 

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Thank kaseys577
Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

An absolutely superb place to visit with the children - and you don't find too many tigers in Africa after all. An extensive collection of monkeys and a lovely selection of big cats. This beautiful place is obviously expanding as new areas are being developed. The grounds are really clean and well presented and all the staff were most helpful.... More 

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Thank AndyKWood
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is easily one of my favorite places to go with the family, it is definitely worth the far drive. The animals are beautiful and look so happy and the cages are so clean and looked after. The restaurant has cages with cheetahs in so you can look at them while enjoying a cold beer. The tour to the lion... More 

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Thank travcaine
Roodepoort
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Lovely place for children to visit. Monkey cages in good condition, but Lions and cats need urgent care. Cages are barren, animals do not look healthy and are dirty. Would be preferable to be rehabilitated into the wild or given better living conditions. Really not a happy place for them.

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Thank Charmaine B
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

The grounds were superbly well kept, with all animal cages in excellent condition. Cages are large and well kept. Animals were all in good state. The guided tour was done a bit hastily and I didn't get enough opportunity to take photographs, which was the main reason for our visit. We had lunch and the meals and service were good.... More 

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Thank Xander B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

A great selection of very interesting primates, exotic birds and bonus wild cats. The guide charles is informative and humurous and has a good relationship with the animals. It's a great afternoon out for the whole family.

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Thank DocKS17
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Wonderful experience. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended and will defnintely visit again!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

I visited with my wife and 7yo daughter. We enjoyed the monkeys and lions and tigers. However, the highlight was always going to be my daughter getting to play with the lion cubs. There were four of them in a cage. We were encouraged to enter by our guide. We were encouraged to pat them as well. The guide then... More 

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Thank Brian T
Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We visited on a very hot Sunday morning, remember to take a hat. The lists was excellent as you have a guide taking you through the Zoo. The animals are well kept and I saw a Tawny Brown Tiger for the first time in my life, what an animal, really majestic. The Zoo is expensive but well worth it. The... More 

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