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Address: Portion of Portion 41, Farm Buffelsdrift 179 JR, Rust de Winter, 0407, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 5210335
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Description: 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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If you like a zoo setup go to Mystic Monkeys

Extremely hot in December and the website was down so uptodate info could not be obtained. Picnic site was advertised via a different website which was incorrect. I personally... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
jcvanvuuren
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Pretoria
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26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very impressed as to how clean and well kept this "Zoo" was. Had a tour guide who took us around and told us about all the different monkeys that were there. He took us to see the baby lions white and brown, baby white tiger, lovely South american birds. The tour takes about 1.5 - 2 hrs and well worth... More 

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Pretoria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Extremely hot in December and the website was down so uptodate info could not be obtained. Picnic site was advertised via a different website which was incorrect. I personally have a problem with a zoo in general so this was not a great day for me. The other members in our party found it very informative and educational. The great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Word cannot describe how great it is to interact with Lion cubs and a Chimp, to see white tigers, lions, a lot of monkeys and to learn about their history. An hours drive from PTA and definitely worth it - an outing for a couple, friends or family. Great services from Mercy, Maria and Max. You guys have made it... More 

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Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The highlight for me was getting to see the lions up close. I will recommend it for a family outing/educational tour.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We visited in December 2013. It's an easy day trip from Johannesburg and a nice fun day out. It can get very hot in December though and without much shade, you'd better remember to wear a hat. And comfortable shoes or sandles because you walk quite a bit. We had a guided tour. Our tour guide was okay. Not the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I got to play with the cubs and had photos taken, That was very cute and although they were biting it was not that bad. The cages of the monkey are very small and many of the other animals were restless.

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Krugersdorp, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The highlight was the interaction with the cubs. The animals are well looked after. The owner gave us a tour to the lion camps. I would not recommend taking children to the camps. If you do take them with, keep them at a save distance at all times.

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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I know it seems very tempting and we'd all love to cuddle an adorable tiger cub. But this practice in South Africa whilst legal is morally repugnant. What happens to these animals after they are too big to pet? Well looks like they are sold on to private collectors. I'm sure that your reason for wanting to visit this place... More 

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Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Interaction with lions and tigers is a must. Was really nice. The gardens are stunning and well maintained

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Pretoria, South Africa
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We went there for a outing and a tour. Some very strange looking apes. We could touch and play with the baby tigers and touch a grown one as well.

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