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Lion and Safari Park

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R512 Pelindaba Rd | North West, Broederstroom 0240, South Africa
+27 87 150 0100
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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 class tourist attraction in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind and looks forward to building on this success in the many years ahead. Attractions include: Safari Drives Game drives Cheetah Walk and interaction Restaurants African Shopping Experience more...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild dogs” (109 reviews)
“self drive” (99 reviews)
“cheetah walk” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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R512 Pelindaba Rd | North West, Broederstroom 0240, South Africa
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+27 87 150 0100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was a last minute decision to come spend the day at the park. Visited the previous location and the current set up is way better. Loved seeing the lions and the highlight a new born, most likely a week at most. The animal interactions is...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove to the Lion Park as we were in Sandton for a wedding, the drive was about 30 mins and it was the usual safari vibes with loads of free roaming animals including African dogs, ostrich’s, giraffes and lions. The highlight was the lion...More

Thank Ezekiel S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Let by start by saying this is a MUST see in Joburg. you’d be crazy to miss it. I did 6am Safari this morning and it was EPIC. Even met Purdy the Giraffe as she stuck her head in the truck and ate pretzels with...More

Thank Ceitte
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a last minute decision to visit the Lion past so we went for the night time safari and watched the lions and hyenas being fed. It was a great experience and will recommend to anyone.

Thank Gbeminiyii
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a work trip to South Africa and didn't have time to go to a game park so visited this park. Staff were friendly and well informed. It was fun to see some animals up close. A giraffe and wilderbeest next to us...More

Thank traveller262
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I do not like the idea of zoos. Even those that seems to be big enough to make you forget. But in the middle of the tour the monitor said something that changed a bit my point of view: some animals came from other places...More

Thank Xistudo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to spend the time to do the full tour or I would have probable given it a 5. However we were able to spend some time with the cubs and the cheetahs. what an experience. for my wife it was the...More

Thank guntherohrt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so glad we went to this smaller park before traveling to Madikwe River Lodge for our Safari. For me, it was a good introductory experience to African animals in Africa. I had only visited animals in zoos with signs always warning to never...More

1  Thank jlgwink
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lion and Safari park is a business that totally goes against the needs of the wild animals. The animals in the park are enclosed in very small areas of land in which their basic primitive needs are taken away (for example, they are predators but...More

3  Thank ilia v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

shown around by an extremely knowledgeable ranger called Matilda we experienced fantastic encounters with the lion cubs and the absolute wonderful experience of interacting with the Giraffe - if you are in the area don't miss out this experience

Thank KenMatthews1948
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giantsgrl
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Daniel D | Reviewed this property |
No, this park is a nature preserve with animals sectioned off in as natural of a habitat as possible given they’re in a controlled park environment that spans hundreds of acres.
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giantsgrl
February 1, 2018|
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Response from ilia v | Reviewed this property |
I have been living in Maputo with my family who are diplomats for the last 3 years. We have visitied many Safari Parks in Southern Africa and met and became friends with rangers and the so called "conservationists". I... More
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jawajuc
August 28, 2017|
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Response from Shamilla B | Reviewed this property |
I agree totally. When you enter an establishment such as game parks and zoo's one needs to have total respect for animals. They don't have the ability to speak, they rely purely on instinct. They they feel threatened in any... More
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