The Johannesburg Zoo - Day Out & Entertainment - Johannesburg

The Johannesburg Zoo - Day Out & Entertainment - Johannesburg Activities

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The Johannesburg Zoo - Day outing & Entertainment

The Joburg Zoo is one of the most popular local and tourist attractions situated in Johannesburg.

Different tours to choose from for all ages

The Johannesburg Zoo has a number of different tour options to offer. All tours are assigned a trained tour guide who is able to provide insightful information regarding the specific tour and many other types of questions you may have.

The tours are suitable for special occasions such as birthday parties. To secure your birthday party please make your booking 2 weeks in advance.

The Ferry Tour is a 90-minute tour which stops at 5 main animal houses.  You will see how the tour guide treats three of the animals with a snack.  This tour is a great hit with birthday parties.

Senior Citizen Tour – this tour is for the senior citizens and it includes a ferry tour, tea & biscuits and an animal interaction. The tour is weekdays from 9:30 am - 2 pm. Cost is R55 per person.

Behind the Scenes tour - Go where only the staff get to go! This walking tour includes 2 animal night rooms, the kitchen and hospital. You get to see how the zoo operates while getting close to some of their wild animals!

An exciting night tour for the more adventurist to visit the zoo at night and explore the zoo's active nightlife.

The Big “5” at The Joburg Zoo

The Johannesburg Zoo features the "Big 5".  Africa’s greatest animals like the Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo.

Are picnic baskets allowed at The Joburg Zoo?

Bring your picnic baskets for lunch and enjoy a day with the family or friends on one of the many beautifully manicured lawns.


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