011 646 2000 | Home | Contact |    
Johannesburg Zoo

Zoo Profile
The Joburg Zoo is one of the most popular local and tourist attractions situated in the leafy northern suburb of Johannesburg. The Zoo covers 54.7 (55) hectares of land and was founded in 1904, as a piece of land donated to the public for recreational use by the firm of the late Hermann Ekstein. Click here for more info
In 1904, the land which the Johannesburg Zoo encompasses was donated to the people of the city of Johannesburg to be used for recreational use by the firm of the late Hermann Ekstein. Hermann Eckstein was involved in the development of the new mining town of Johannesburg, He had three million trees planted in an area which he christened Sachsenwald, now the suburb of Saxonwold. please click here for more info.
Please click here to view more information about our affiliates.
Zoo Rules
To keep you and your family safe and enjoy your visit with us, please do follow the Zoo rules. Click here for more info
Johannesburg Zoo
Copyright 2016 Johannesburg Zoo                                                                                                                                                                 Back to Top
Information manuals