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Phezulu Safari Park

Old Main Road, Durban 3660, South Africa
+27 31 777 1000
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Ranked #16 of 55 Attractions in Durban
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
55 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

the very good relates to the Zulu village not the Safari park as we did not go to that section. The Crocodile section was just average and Snake areas were pretty poor. OK it was a bit of fun watching people sit down to eat their lunch within one of the crocodile enclosures however they did not look in danger... More

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Midrand, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Got the chance to hold a snake "Jeeeeeeepie" learnt a lot about Reptiles, the crew is friendly and they supply blankets on for the game drive should the weather be as bad.

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Durban, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a really interesting place that takes one into a Zulu Village where its occupants where traditional Zulu Clothing and the visitors watch a Zulu Dance a Drama orchestrated by the 'Village folk". Interesting to take a slice of information from the decadent cake of heritage. Adjacent is a zoo/crocodile like park that claims a real life Anacoda and... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The dancing was good even though you could see them yawning, must be a long day, but definitely informative. The crocodile & snake pens looked quite dilapidated & worse for wear but the rangers were good. Curio shop was also good.

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Durban, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If you are new to South Africa or Durban or have friends from oversees visiting then this is definately worth the time. Massive crocs feeding is a great way of understanding how small we actually are - great comical guide too! The Zulu Village is a must do with great dances and authentic village which shows you the lifestyle that... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Much expanded of late around a huge and very good curio shop - great place to do your African shopping, well priced and nicely stocked. The zulu experience is purely for tourists and worth a look - better than than learn nothing of this amazing culture while you are in KZN. For the rest it's trying but it's a bit... More

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Magaliesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What you see on the website and what you receive is 2 different things. A large group of family went down for a wedding and chose Phezulu for its proximity to the venue as well as the service and price offered. One family occupied the family cottage. This cottage consists of 1 bedroom with 2 single beds pushed together without... More

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PheZulu2014, General Manager at Phezulu Safari Park, responded to this review

Thank You for your comment on Trip Advisor. I take all comments to heart especially complaints as we are striving to improve our business all the time. We did have power issues that day and I apologize for that. We have also attended to all the issues you raised. We pride ourselves in our accommodation and providing unique experiences at... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Its a bit touristy but seeing the Crocs was good & you can for an extra fee go into an enclosure with loads of them to eat a meal in front of them. I had a croc burger & got so close they hissed at me. The Zulu dance show was quite fun considering they do it several times a... More

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Fergus, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I'm from South Africa and have been to Phezulu a number of times. On the east coast, if you love wildlife and seeing how the Zulu's live and dance it is one of the things to do. I know the tourists I've encountered there have had a blast

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My husband and I went to the Phezulu Snake and crocodile park as we learned that the Fitzsimon Snake Park in Durban has closed down and some snakes were transferred to the Phezulu Safari Park. We phoned in the morning to ask if we could just visit the snake park and was told yes and the entrance fee per person... More

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