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Lion and Safari Park

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Lion and Safari Park
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“wild animals”(84 reviews)
“cub interaction”(66 reviews)
Over its almost 50 year history the Lion Park became Gauteng's Number One Tourist Attraction through the friendliness of its staff and the amazing wildlife experience it offered. The new Lion and Safari Park has spared no expense in creating a world...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
R512 Lanseria Rd | Gauteng, Broederstroom, Madibeng 0240, South Africa
+27 87 150 0100
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We went to the Lion Park which was in a good condition and well kept. We wanted to just purchase tickets for the lion cub encounter, but could not do this without purchasing the safari tour ticket. We ended up buying the tickets and doing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amandainldn
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can i say about this place! Gentle wonderful people, very helpful. Tour was excellent and visiting the cubs was a dream. Thank you 1

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Irenne K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting the Lion and Safari Park with international visitors, who wanted close up interactions with the wild life and to enjoy a game drive. We chose the three hour safari, which included a special trip down to the Crocodile River to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ClodaLikeSoda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect from start to finish. Good reasonably priced restaurant. Definitely pay the extra for the guided tour as you learn so much. We had a brilliant guide called Jason who really made the trip with his knowledge and sense of humour. Added bonus for families...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Carol J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Winderful place to visit especially with children. Close interaction with lion cubs and feeling of touching thses cubs is amazing. The whole setup of lions is worth visiting

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tasmooon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start.... From the minute we walked in we were greeted with a friendly smile and the experience only got better. We booked for the predator tour as well as the cheetah and cub interaction. Our tour guide was second to none. He had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 823bradleyp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place, it was great interacting with the baby cubs. Nice children's play area not forgetting the two restaurant that caters for any budget.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank makentse
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Our entire family spent Boxing Day at the Lion and Safari Park. What a great day! We took the guided tour, which was awesome and also did the lion interaction. Lots to do, whether it’s sitting at one of the restaurants or browsing through the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank L2344IYmichaell
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We had visitors from Madeira and booked a drive through the Lion and Safari Park in December 2018 - we were really impressed with the facilities, felt on par with well-managed tourist attractions overseas. Very affordable visit, no entrance fee unless you want to see...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JessicaGrobler
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We took an opportunity to take our 4 year son to the Park before his school starts for the year. So the Park was quieter than normal - recommend going during school term. Just loved the day. Did the predator tour (1 hr) - great...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 25, 2019|
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Response from Evolution73 | Reviewed this property |
I assume there are buses, but no idea if they link up all the way back to Johannesburg. I recall seeing buses along the road that passes the Lesedi Cultural Village. I would humbly suggest sticking to a cab or Uber driver... More
November 10, 2018|
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Response from andries_steyn | Reviewed this property |
I will use Uber if i was you.
June 21, 2018|
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Response from CamyBirdy | Reviewed this property |
There is a small entrance fee for adults. Children under 12 are free, but you have to pay separately for each activity like petting cubs or cheetahs