The Johannesburg Zoo covers 55 hectares of land and was founded in 1904 when the land was donated by the firm of Herman Ekstein.
The Zoo houses over 320 species of animals and is internationally accredited and highly respected for its practices of maintaining a high standard of animal welfare, nutrition and ethical conduct, ensuring the physical and psychological well-being of all its animals. It is committed to playing an important role of conservation projects for indigenous and worldwide endangered animals.
As a popular tourist attraction, the Zoo offers visitors day and night tours, school holiday programmes, venue hire and regular events for the public.
Venue: Johannesburg Zoo, Upper Park Dr & Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg
Time: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Cost: Adults R75 | Children R46 | Pensioners R46 | Students R46