Johannesburg Zoo

The Johannesburg Zoo covers 55 hectares of land and was founded in 1904 when the land was donated by the firm 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 in 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.

Time: Daily 8.30am - 5.30pm

Price: R46 - R115

Venue address: Jan Smuts Ave, Parkview, Randburg

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Wheelchair accessibility: Yes


Tel: +27 11 646 2000