Johannesburg Zoo, Johannesburg

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#2 of 21 in Parks in Johannesburg
Admire white lions, black rhinos, and more than 300 other animal species at Johannesburg Zoo, open in 1904. Established as a humble farm with only a few animals, the zoo expanded into a wildly popular attraction offering camping trips, night safaris, and educational programs--the park's main claim to fame may be a successful program for breeding rare Siberian tigers and white lions. On your tour of the zoo, you can encounter gorillas, crocodiles, elephants, brown bears, and countless other species. Put Johannesburg Zoo into our Johannesburg road trip website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • We really appreciated the visit..so many animals in this huge zoo. We missed our family pic taken earlier but we left with good memories.  more »
  • I was there for work but I took advantage of a day off to visit the Johannesburg zoo animals so there are hardly seen in Europe was worth it for the size of the hippos and the amount of monkeys in almost freedom in addition to elephants and their Lions. A very nice visit.
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  • Had a great day at this zoo. Animal enclosures were animal friendly and we could get close to rhinos and giraffes which was a pleasure. It's a good place to take a picnic as it is laid out with plenty...  more »
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