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About Johannesburg Zoo

Spread over 54ha of prime land, the Johannesburg Zoological Gardens houses over 2000 animals in landscaped enclosures designed to create natural barriers rather than bars, giving the visitors the impression of being in a game park... Show more

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Ginnegaap Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Melville

Ginnegaap Guest House has 9 en-suite rooms and 3 apartments/family units, each with a design and character of its own...

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R792.0

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3.4 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Dorr Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast in Sandton

Whether you are on a business trip or for leisure, you can enjoy an overnight stopover, a short holiday or a longer s...

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R725.0

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9.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Sandton Lodge Rivonia

Bed and Breakfast in Rivonia

Sandton Lodge offers a relaxed home away from home atmosphere for the business traveler and families alike. Enjoy thi...

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R1120.0

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13.4 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


La Coscello Guest House

Guest House in Edenvale

La Coscello is a private home, peacefully situated behind the main house in a private section of a beautiful garden. ...

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R490.0

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13.3 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Flamingo Rest

Self Catering in Fourways

Flamingo Rest is a collection of self-contained garden flats with en-suite bathrooms and private kitchen facilities. ...

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R520.0

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16.0 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Lydall Wild Tranquil Garden Suites

Guest House in Bryanston

Designed for travelling executives, these suites provide all the comforts of luxury accommodation in a quiet, private...

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R800.0

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12.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Klip-Els Guest Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in North Riding

Tranquility prevails on this three hectare property in the midst of an enclosed nature trail, more than a hundred ind...

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R650.0

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15.7 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Protea Ridge Guest Cottages

Bed and Breakfast in North Riding

Protea Ridge Guest Cottages & Conference Centre have 8 luxurious thatched suites and 6 spacious self-contained thatch...

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R870.0

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17.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Waverley Guest House

Guest House in Waverley

Large property with 6 Bed and Breakfast options and 8 self catering units. Enormous stand with plenty off-street par...

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R490.0

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5.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Amadwala Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Honeydew

Amadwala means “Place of the Rock” and this Johannesburg lodge is immersed in its 5.5 hectare bush environment. Withi...

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R800.0

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17.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Little Forest Guest House

Cottage in Parkhurst

Little Forest Guest House offers upmarket guest house accommodation in the heart of one of Johannesburg’s most beauti...

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R1050.0

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3.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Life on 3rd

Bed and Breakfast in Melville

Life on 3rd is a stylish guesthouse located in a leafy and tranquil corner of the cosmopolitan village of Melville, w...

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R550.0

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3.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Kiendo Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Sandton

Kiendo Bed and Breakfast is an affordable, peaceful and comfortable accommodation with quality service in Johannesbur...

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R775

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6.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Pepperwood Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Randburg

Pepperwood has a large peaceful garden with a pool, secure parking behind electric gates and under lights all night. ...

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R600.0

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15.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Highgrove Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Sandton

In the heart of Morningside in quiet surroundings, Highgrove's warm ambience makes it a favourite amongst business an...

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R985.0

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10.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Long Lodge Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Ferndale

Our guest house is fully furnished and we offer three spacious en-suite rooms at very reasonable rates. The rooms are...

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R520.0

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11.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Smart Stay - Cedarview

Guest House in Bryanston

Choose between CEDARVIEW or THE POPLAR.

CEDARVIEW is a 5-bedroom, shared house which provides beautiful accommodati...

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R327.0

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19.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Birch Tree Cottage B&B

Bed and Breakfast in Olivedale

Birch Tree cottage is a bed and breakfast that offers you home living. We would like to invite you to experience a tr...

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R600.0

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14.0 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Panhandle Place

Guest House in Linden

Self-catering accommodation. All units are of a high standard, en-suite, have outside entrances and a small garden wi...

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R560.0

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5.8 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Mulberry House

Cottage in Alberton

Mulberry House is an up-market a 4 bedroom house with two bathrooms. It has a garden with a lovely patio and braai / ...

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R599.0

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14.3 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Fourways Apartments

Self Catering in Fourways

Whether you are on a business trip or for leisure, require an overnight stopover, short holiday, longer stay and exce...

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R1200.0

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18.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Willockx

Bed and Breakfast in Houghton

Situated in the heart of one of Johannesburg’s most exclusive residential addresses Houghton.
Ideal location for your...

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R1150.0

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2.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Dynasty Forest Sandown Hotel, Serviced Apartment and Conference

Apartment in Sandton

Our boutique bed and breakfast 4 stars hotel and serviced apartment offers modern, comfortable and centralized accomm...

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R1245.0

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8.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Franklin Loft Apartments

Apartment in Johannesburg (Joburg)

The modern luxury apartments and penthouses at The Franklin Loft Apartments offer style and spacious comfort in a pri...

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R1350.0

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4.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Eaglesnest on 110 3rd Street

Bed and Breakfast in Linden

Eaglenest Linden is close to Cresta, Sandton City, Rosebank, nightlife, public transport, the city centre. You’ll lov...

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R500.0

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5.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Pecan Tree

Bed and Breakfast in Bryanston

For the businessperson, traveller or tourist, this boutique Guest House is nestled in leafy Bryanston, part of Sandto...

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R700.0

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10.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


8 Landsdowne Bed & Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Bryanston

Three rooms are available; all with extra length twin beds and en-suite shower rooms. The larger upstairs suite and o...

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R600.0

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11.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Inn on Pine

Bed and Breakfast in Ferndale

Star rating accommodation with 12 suites ranging from single units to 2-roomed units sleeping up to 4 guests. Units h...

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R700.0

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8.8 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Enigma Lifestyle

Apartment in Morningside, JHB

Enigma Apartment Hotel provides guests with the choice of booking any one of our three room types including Studio Ap...

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R800.0

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9.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Paulshof One Bedroom Apartment

Apartment in Paulshof

Quiet and peaceful, surrounded by an amphitheatre of leafy leafy trees that are home and a resting place for many spe...

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R445.0

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15.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Houghton Estate B&B

Bed and Breakfast in Houghton

Situated in Johannesburg in the Gauteng region. Houghton Estate is an exclusive suburb close to all amenities. Hought...

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R1150.0

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1.7 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

Backpackers in Soweto

Head out to the famous suburb Orlando West and get a unique experience. Get to know Soweto by walking the streets and...

Braai Area
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R205.0

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13.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Silverstone Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Ferndale

Silverstone Guesthouse offers bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation. We are situated in the leafy green s...

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R720.0

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7.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Kyalami Creek Luxury Apartments

Apartment in Austin View

Kyalami Creek Luxury Apartments is situated in the heart of Midrand, Johannesburg Gauteng. Our self-catering, service...

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R850.0

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19.3 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Sandton Executive Suites: Hydro Park

Apartment in Sandton

The self-catering suites comprise of either a one bedroom or two double bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms, kitchen, lo...

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R1502.0

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7.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Dakota Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Germiston

Each fully-carpeted, en-suite room features:

- A 66 cm Flat screen HD Television with PC connection
- 8 x Digital Sa...

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R790.0

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14.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Sandton Executive Suites - Daisy

Apartment in Sandton

Modern self-catering suites comprise of two double bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms, kitchen, lounge, dining room, an...

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R1498.0

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8.0 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Ferndale Lodge

Bed and Breakfast in Randburg

Ferndale Lodge is situated in the upmarket suburb of Ferndale, Johannesburg and offers comfortable Bed and Breakfast ...

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R600.0

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10.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


The Gardens Venue Boutique Hotel

Bed and Breakfast in North Riding

Spread across 3 hectares of gardens, we enjoy a strong country feel with multiple reception, conference, meeting and ...

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15.4 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Northcliff Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Northcliff - Johannesburg

Enjoy your overnight stay, in luxury accommodation catering for both the business traveller and tourist. Self-caterin...

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R675.0

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8.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Nomndeni De La Changuoin

Guest House in Melville

If you are looking for an elegant gay friendly Guest House in Johannesburg, then Nomndeni de la Changuion offers you ...

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R500.0

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2.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Orangerie Guest House

Bed and Breakfast in Northcliff - Johannesburg

Modern en suite studio units, a one bedroom suite as well as a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite are equipped for self-cate...

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R740.0

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6.5 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Sunset Views

Apartment in Meyersdal

Sunset Views 1 and 2 - Three bedroom two bathroom apartments.
Cycad Place - Two bedroom and one bathroom.
Weavers Ne...

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R1499.0

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13.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Shrubland Rose

Bed and Breakfast in Sandton

Shrubland Rose Bed and Breakast is located in a quiet residential cul du sac in the heart of Sandton Business distric...

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R732.0

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7.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Manzini Swazi King Chalets

Game Lodge in Marloth Park

The Chalets are surrounded by an abundance of free roaming soft game. It is truly the perfect place for you to relax ...

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R1000.0

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12.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


House Higgo

Bed and Breakfast in Northcliff - Johannesburg

Arriving at this magnificent home away from home, you will find unsurpassed levels of elegance coupled with personal ...

Swimming Pool
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R1500.0

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7.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


THE BANNISTER HOTEL

Boutique Hotel in Braamfontein

Its is a luxury budget hotel with 31 en-suite rooms . The en-suite rooms are mostly brand new with a 5 Star quality...

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R300.0

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3.0 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Michelle Corporate Guest Lodge

Guest Lodge in Alberton

Michelle Corporate Guest Lodge's charm lies in its intimate atmosphere and unique personalized hospitality, where you...

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Aircon
TV
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R600.0

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15.0 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Silver Birch Bed and Breakfast

Bed and Breakfast in Roodepoort

Renowned for its warm South African hospitality and its cosy ambience, the Silver Birch B&B retains its popularity wi...

TV

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R680.0

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14.7 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Smart Stay - The Poplar

Apartment in Fourways

Choose between CEDARVIEW or THE POPLAR.

CEDARVIEW is a 5-bedroom, shared house which provides beautiful accommodati...

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R347.0

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19.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Upper Houghton Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast in Houghton

Upper Houghton Guesthouse is situated in Houghton, Johannesburg. The guest house offers bed and breakfast.

The gue...

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R750

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3.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Prestige Apartments Sandton - West Point

Apartment in Sandton

The self-catering suites comprise of two double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms. Kitchen, lounge and dining roo...

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R1322.0

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7.7 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Gardenia Boutique Hotel

Bed and Breakfast in Craighall Park

Gardenia Boutique Hotel has a total of 15 rooms. There are 14 beautiful double rooms and one Executive Suite, each wi...

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R1145.0

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4.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Avondhu Guest House

Guest House in Rosebank JHB

Avondhu Guest House is Saxonwold's Finest 4-star Guest House, located on the doorstep of Rosebank, to the north of th...

Swimming Pool
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R995.0

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1.2 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Grace and Gift Guesthouse

Guest House in Bertrams

G & G Guest House is situated in a quiet and secured neighborhood. Travellers to South Africa will be ensured of a pl...

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R385.0

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3.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


84 on 4th Guesthouse

Guest House in Melville

We have proudly been taking care of our guests for the past 15 years on the doorstep of trendy 7th Ave which is home ...

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R741.0

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2.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Cosy Den B&B Luxury Guest House Style

Bed and Breakfast in Edenvale

En suite Luxury: with private entrance, opening onto a beautiful and tranquil garden. Refreshment tray & bar fridge, ...

Braai Area
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R895.0

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11.9 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Lemon Cottages

Cottage in Northcliff - Johannesburg

Lovely, light, self-catering cottages with all the comforts needed for a home away from home. This property also has ...

Swimming Pool
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R650.0

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7.4 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


Villa D'or Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast in Fourways

Centrally located in trendy Fourways, upmarket guest house withy modern luxury rooms.

Swimming Pool
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Bar
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R940.0

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17.6 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


House on York Guest House

Guest House in Johannesburg (Joburg)

House on York offers elegant 4 STAR. GYM,SAUNA, Pool Table, Jacuzzi WiFi and more. It is set in South Kensington, wit...

Swimming Pool
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Full Kitchen
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R765

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8.1 km from Johannesburg Zoo*


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Johannesburg Zoo Reviews

More info about Johannesburg Zoo

Spread over 54ha of prime land, the Johannesburg Zoological Gardens houses over 2000 animals in landscaped enclosures designed to create natural barriers rather than bars, giving the visitors the impression of being in a game park.

The Johannesburg Zoo is one of the oldest, established over 100 years ago on park land set aside for animals, many of which were donated by Sit Percy Fitzpatrick, author of Jock of the Bushveld. Since its founding, the zoo has proved to be popular with the public and it’s a regular weekend family outing and party venue for Johannesburg residents.

Children love the farm animals section where pigs, cows, chickens, sheep, ducks and other favourites are located. The discovery centre has 30 animal skins for children to touch while lively demonstrations are offered to school groups to learn more of the animals on show.

The zoo’s administration has a few super creative offerings from which the public can choose, including a 90-minute ferry tour, a behind the scenes tour and evening tours. There is also an early morning fun run through the zoo while the animals wake to a new day. Overnight campouts are available over weekends for a chance to see the nocturnal animals patrolling their enclosures.

Most popular are the large beasts on show, specifically the white lion, Bengal tiger and polar bear. Feeding times are a treat too, as it’s the only time when all animals are most active.

BG is the world’s only tweeting honey badger (and the cutest) and he can be followed @zootweetslive to find out what’s happening at the zoo.

It’s possible to adopt an animal to assist with its wellbeing. The Johannesburg Zoo is registered as a non-profit organisation and all donations are welcome. There is also a fun volunteering programme in place.

Conservation and ensuring the protection of endangered species are key to the zoo’s philosophy... Show more