Operating Times & General Information
Open Monday to Sunday, public holidays including
Christmas and New Years.
Business Hours are 8:30am to
5:30pm, last entry 4:00pm
On special occasions,
opening and closing times of the Zoo will vary from the
Complimentary tickets cannot be used
during special events.
No domestic animals are
allowed in the Zoo.
The zoo's restaurant provide affordable
scrumptious meals to suit any occasion and palette, from
mouth watering sandwich, pizza to salads.
also several kiosks, ice cream and other vendors
situated in various sites around the zoo.
Catering is welcome and visitors can make use of a
number of open picnic sites available. Please note no
cooking using braais onsite are allowed. Please respect
the zoos open spaces and clean up your litter.
Due to the closing of Upper Parking for construction, please note that we are in the process of reinstalling the ATM at a centralised point from the new temporary entrances. Apologies for the inconvenience.
All visitor enquiries
can be made at the zoo's info kiosk at the Upper Park
entrance of the zoo.
Contact any zoo staff or the cashiers at the entrances.
Manager/First Aid are available to help during
life-threatening emergencies: 011 375 5911
082 911 or 10177
Police Parkview: 011 486 5000
Security: 011 646 2000 ext. 230