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Bester Birds & Animals Zoo Park

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44 Simon Vermooten Road, Willowglen, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 807 4192
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Good Family Fun

Went for a morning outing with my young son and he absolutely loved it 🤩Great for families with... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
W9896ZJkellyg
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Pretoria, South Africa
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The visit to Bester Park was an experience I’d rather forget. It’s an old fashioned zoo with too... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
edkjjjd7
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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44 Simon Vermooten Road, Willowglen, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a morning outing with my young son and he absolutely loved it 🤩Great for families with children who want to do something outdoorsy. You can feed the animals and even pet the rabbits and Guinea Pigs ☺️. Make it a day and pack...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The visit to Bester Park was an experience I’d rather forget. It’s an old fashioned zoo with too many animals squashed into cages too small for them. The only free roaming animals were tortoises and you have to be very careful not to fall over...More

1  Thank edkjjjd7
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

How are establisment's like this allowed? It is criminal. The cages are tiny, old and dirty. Disgusting. Animals are bored out of their minds and show signs of stress and pacing and lethargy. Absolute Cruelty. Surely the SPCA or National zoo authority should shut them...More

3  Thank StephWebber
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Nice outing for toddlers. Aquarium also nice to visit. Relaxing. Nice to walk around with the kids. Easy access to the venue.

1  Thank Verna M
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

This venue is situated in the East of Pretoria, close to the Grove Mall. The park consist of exotic birds, and other animals. Nice picnic venue for kiddies parties, or just a outing if you don't want to visit the Zoo

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lots of animals in confined spaces with some free-roaming animals outside their natural habitat. There are lions, tigers, and other cats in small spaces. There are free roaming kangaroos. A positive are the ancient tortoises around, but one cannot feel sorry for the animals in...More

2  Thank Shaheen B
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

A lot of variety of animals too see , but their enclosures I feel is way to small for any good exercise. I believe that the animals should have somewhere to hide away if they feel threatened or just not in the mood for people...More

3  Thank christimrigriessel
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice place for children to interact with animals. The play area is not great however. Good place to take young children. Do think that the owners must do a bit of upgrading especially to the play area.

Thank Beefeater7
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

An excellent outing with smaller children who can pet and feed the smaller animals. Great variety of animals and just big enough for small kids not to get exhausted. Good place to hace childrens parties.

Thank SFou
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

it is an ideal place for children and parents to relax while enjoying all the beautiful animals. you can take a picnic plenty of nice shady places and gardens. children can feed the pet animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs. cafe to buy ice...More

Thank EddyandGail D
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