Things To Do in VanderbijlparkEmerald Animal World
Where? Frikkie Meyer Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng
When? Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 16h30.
How? Call +27 (0)16 982-8263
How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.
In 2001, the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa established the 203-hectare Emerald Animal World housed at the Emerald Safari Resort and Casino in Vanderbilpark. The facility comprises a 189-hectare game park and a 14-hectare zoo.
The Emerald Animal World facility houses more than 600 animals representing 128 species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles.
Animals that can be viewed there include white rhino, hippos, lions, cheetah, various antelope and reptile species and even bats! All the animals were provided by the National Zoo's two other satellite facilities in Lichtenburg and Mokopane.