Explore the Jo-burg Zoo

Animal Sanctuaries in or near Parkview, Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa.

Things To Do in ParkviewExplore the Jo-burg Zoo

Animal Sanctuaries Wheelchair Friendly Johannesburg

Where? Jan Smuts Ave, Parkview, Johannesburg. (Public entrance on Upper Park Drive).

When? Daily from 08h30 to 17h30. Last entry is at 16h00.

How? Call +27 (0)11 646-2000

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Parkview, in Gauteng

Siberian RTiger at the Johannesburg Zoo

The Johannesburg Zoo was established in 1904, it has traditionally been owned and operated by the City of Johannesburg. The zoo is dedicated to the accommodation, enrichment, husbandry, and medical care of wild animals. The Zoo houses animals of approximately 3000 different species.Tours and excursions around the zoo are offered under the auspices of the education department.

It is one of the few places in the world with white lions.The zoo has had considerable success in the breeding of white lions, which are more sought after than tawny lions by other zoos. The Johannesburg Zoo is the only zoo in South Africa to have successfully bred Siberian Tigers. Siberian Tigers are the largest cats in the world. "Twist" is the male Siberian Tiger at the zoo and weighs 320 kg. He is the father of all the Siberian Tigers to be found in South Africa.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Parkview

Parkview Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Parkview Guest House

Ideal for comfortable short stopovers or extended stays, entertaining or corporate meetings, Parkview Guest House is let ... more

At The Zoo Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

At The Zoo Guest House

The Guest House is situated in a central yet very peaceful area of Johannesburg, just around the corner from Johannesburg ... more

Village Green Guest House

Guest House

Village Green Guest House

The Village Green is a graded 4-Star guest house situated in the heart of the leafy village suburb of Parkview, and has 5 ... more

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