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Lory Park

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181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
+27 11 315 7307
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A must see and do

Ive always wanted to visit this zoo and this past weekend I just decided now or never. My husband... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
Petting zoo was closed without notice

Its a great family outing overall, just we took my nice there to pet the animals and it was closed... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Vanessa F
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“small zoo” (16 reviews)
“tea garden” (5 reviews)
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181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
+27 11 315 7307
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive always wanted to visit this zoo and this past weekend I just decided now or never. My husband and I went and we were there for just over and hour, being able to walk through the whole zoo at a leisure pace. All the...More

Thank Bokkiekie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Its a great family outing overall, just we took my nice there to pet the animals and it was closed down for renovation without prior notice to the public. So we missed out on that part. But she enjoyed the scene and ice cream. will...More

Thank Vanessa F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice for a family day out! Animals are well looked after and you can get up close...kids loved it.

Thank Gavin A
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

It is really a nice and peaceful place hidden in a small suburb. Kids enjoyed the interaction with cats and bunnies. Great place to have a day out with family.

Thank Ehtesham S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Tucked away few minutes from the Mall of Africa, this zoo is a must visit! There's a wife variety of birds, small mammals and the feline family (lion, puma, jaguar, tiger). While the zoo is not as big some of the others, expect to spend...More

Thank Saajidah27
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We had a lovely visit to Lory Park.The park is very clean and the animals are in very good condition. The cages are a little small, and for me it is sad that these animals can't roam free, but they are well looked after at...More

Thank KiraGoller
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is a great place for families with young children. Clean, great facility and the animals are cared for. Very informative staff

1  Thank Bigfix
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazingly well looked after kids heavenly animal filled place! Kids can touch a variety of animals depending on their age. Parents too! Which makes it even more special. From bunnies to hamsters, owls and parrots and then the major ones - serval and...More

Thank 346kim
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Lory park zoo is fantastic especially if you have very young kids. It's not very big so you can see all the animals within an hour and they also have interactive features with certain animals in the zoo. I highly recommend this place to families...More

Thank Kalia C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Lory Park Zoo is a family favorite and well worth a visit. Its is small by zoo standards but the enclosures are spotless and they have a wide range of animals all in excellent condition. Big cats like lion, leopard, jaguar, tiger were a highlight...More

Thank BrendanL26
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5 July 2017|
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Response from Roche70 | Reviewed this property |
There is a entrance fee and the animal encounters are very affordable and well worth it.
18 March 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Adults are R100 and kids over 2 are R70. There are also animal encounters which you can pay extra for. They take credit cards.
Dinesh S
26 December 2016|
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Response from SheenaBz | Reviewed this property |
You can see most 'zoo' animals but several smaller types of the cat genus. However, this is the place to be if you want to get closer than any zoo and game park. Not all the animals will be "touch mode" so you can't demand... More