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National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

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Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The Pretoria zoo is great for a day out. I love the aquarium, but it seems as if it went a bit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Yolaine d
Great variety of animals on display

This zoo has a great variety of animals on display. Due to the large size of the area tours can be... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Lusaka Province, Zambia
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The large cages at this renowned zoo are home to an expansive collection of animals from all over the world.
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232 Boom Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 328 3265
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great get-away in the city. A great day out with family or friends and even small kids will enjoy the outing. Golf carts are available for parents with smaller kids because the too is quite big and they might get tired of walking.

Thank 777karin2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Zoo is one of the largest zoo in the entire world.It is a great venue to venture with ur littles one where they get a chance to explore with variety of animals,more especially the big five...With the great time I had,I wouldn't hesitate to...More

Thank katlego2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pretoria zoo is great for a day out. I love the aquarium, but it seems as if it went a bit backwards in terms of maintenance. The zoo is huge and involves a lot of walking, but there are golf-carts that can be hired.

Thank Yolaine d
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

This zoo has a great variety of animals on display. Due to the large size of the area tours can be done by golf carts on hire at the entrance. The animals have boards at each display giving details about the animal species. The golf...More

Thank Kasalikapako
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The zoo is massive 85 hectares(2500 acres) making it one of the largest zoos in the world . There's a wide range of animals indigent and exotic worth seeing(from cowalas to penguins) You'll see much more at the zoo in a hour than what you'll...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa offers families the opportunity to view beautiful, funny and rare animals. The animals are well cared for and the zoo is very clean. The cableway is a great feature and gives you the chance to view the zoo...More

1  Thank wanderlustSA7
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Had lots of fun, kids loved it and want to go back there , would vist from time to time ... they do have alot to see..

Thank Kayode O
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Also colloquially known just as The Pretoria Zoo, it has changed little since i first visited as a child almost 40 years ago. In spite of consistent challenges regarding funding in the face of larger socio-economic challenges it manages to fight decay rather well. In...More

1  Thank gearshift1
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The children enjoined the outing .The night camping was excellent it was a totally a exhilarating experience.

Thank Polla D
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

The hall we booked was prepared and conjucive for us to hold a formal function. The catering was excellent and we can't complain.

Thank Tshinondiwa M
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Nicky G
23 May 2018|
Response from OLUKMO | Reviewed this property |
R110 adults, R75 kids, parking btw r30-r50.
24 September 2017|
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Response from csconslt | Reviewed this property |
I dont have children any more but i think around R70?