Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park, Hartbeespoort

Delve into the world of reptiles, seals, and other animals at Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park. Learn which snakes are venomous, watch seals perform tricks, and discover interesting birdlife and wildlife. The sanctuary includes lions, chimps, and lizards roaming the landscape of shady trees, large cliffs, and water reserve. Snake lectures discuss different slithery species, as well as safety measures and instructions in cases of snakebites. Take a boat cruise to see the dam with its surroundings. Before you head to Hartbeespoort, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hartbeespoort holiday builder site , to make sure you see all that Hartbeespoort has to offer, including Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park.
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Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park Reviews
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  • Not a favourite . There is always a stench . I do not enjoy seeing animals in captivity,but for children it is a way to get to know more about them.  more »
  • This place is similar to a zoo but we found all the enclosures clean and had ample space. Lots of animals and snakes to view. Value for money as there‚Äôs so much to see.  more »
  • Highly recommend it for those with younger kids. They absolutely loved the big cats. I am not a huge supporter of zoos in general but I was amazed to see how healthy the animals are. The zoo is also w...  more »
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  • Excellent outing for the whole family. Kids always love it. Well maintained and clean. Very good sample of wildlife including birds, animals and reptiles. Yes we would love to see them in the wild but chances are we will never see most of them in the wild ever due to habitat loss and growing human population.
  • We take the kids from our school to thiz zoo every year, and its always a pleasurable outing. They look after the animals, its clean and the zoo itself is not massive, so its easy to get around and see everything and a few hours. Would recommend it to anyone whose kids love animals or for a fun family outing.
  • Beautiful animal and snake park, with a massive variety of animal species - snakes, lizards, tortoises of all shapes and sizes, as well as monkeys, birds, and many big cats from Lions to Jaguars to Tigers, to name a few. Very family friendly. The Snake and Seal show is a must-see as well as the Ferry ride that can be taken immediately after. Shows and Ferries are available throughout the day at set times - each Ferry leaves around 15 minutes after the show ends. Note that the Snake and Seal show is free but a ticket needs to be purchased for the Ferry. Tuck shop available near the Ferry ticket booth, and fish food available to feed the fish from the feeding platform.
  • Really nice "zoo". It's not as big as the zoo which I'd say makes it better. The Pretoria zoo is big but with empty cages. The animals are also being looked after. Try going when they have a seal show. It's amazing what they can teach a seal.
  • This place has it all. Extremely good collection of reptiles. Jet ski and boat rides. Good food stalls. Lots of shade. Awesome seal shows. Loved it. They look after the animals and the people. Price was average as well not crazy expensive.
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