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“Family Fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Johannesburg Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo
Upper Park Road near Jan Smuts, Johannesburg 2122, South Africa
011 646-2000
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Ranked #24 of 122 things to do in Johannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Family Fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My grandkids love going to see all the animals so up close. Good value for money and ecxellent selection of animals

Visited February 2014
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“Relaxing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I had a fantastic time interacting with nature.would have loved to see the lion in motion though but he was so still and napping.i would go as often as possible because its also peaceful enough for an outdoor picnic/lunch.

Visited December 2013
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“Not up to standard!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sorry about the negative! But the JHb Zoo is definitely not up to the standard we were used to! Old Branches lying aroung everywhere, staff standing around busy with cellphone conversations and with each other and empty animal cages. What a pity that we have allowed this proud heritage of ours, to go down the drain.,

Visited January 2014
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“Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Was interesting to see all animals on display, they looked happy and well taken care of. The smaller kids loved the Lions

Visited July 2014
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“Family fun at the Johannesburg Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We try not to miss out on an annual visit to the Johannesburg Zoo - we arrive as early as possible prepared for an entire day at the zoo. It is always good to see improvements in the animals' living conditions underway and each year there is something to note. We pack a picnic lunch and enjoy being able to picnic on the lovely lawns as much as we enjoy seeing all the animals. We make sure we explore every nook and cranny. The entrance fee is reasonable if you make a whole day out of the visit.

Visited December 2013
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