Lion Park

Currently Open [Closes at 09:00 pm]
  • Address: R114, Honeydew, 1747, South Africa, Johannesburg
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +27-116919905
  • Ticket Price: 200 ZAR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Family And Kids, Nature

Lion Park - Review

The chief attraction of the Park is the conservation and protected upbringing of the almost extinct white lion species and the yellow lions of Africa, of which over 80 reside in the park. Besides the lions, the Park is also home to numerous other smaller carnivores such as the spotted hyenas, brown hyenas, and wild dogs. The species of black backed jackals and numerous varieties of antelopes are also bred and cared in protective enclosures. The carnivorous wildlife are placed in separate sections of the open grounds of the park, and the vegetarians such as the antelopes of blesbok, the Gnu, impala, and  gemsbok are grouped together with zebras in non preying grounds.

The international zoologist Kevin Richardson is the functional owner of a famous programme of the park named Kingdom of the White Lion. The Lion Park is often regarded as a special performance venue by the international performers and singers, especially during the inaugural theme songs of world cup tournaments.

How To reach Lion Park by Public Transport

  • Nietgedacht 535-Jq

Restaurants Near Lion Park

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  • Outer Limits
  • Adegas Broadacres

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TripHobo Highlights for Lion Park

  • Lion Park Address: R114, Honeydew, 1747, South Africa, Johannesburg
  • Lion Park Contact Number: +27-116919905
  • Lion Park Timing: 08:30 am - 09:00 pm
  • Lion Park Price: 200 ZAR
  • Best time to visit Lion Park(preferred time): 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lion Park: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Lion Park

  • 19.83% of people who visit Johannesburg include Lion Park in their plan

  • 50.93% of people start their Lion Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Lion Park

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lion Park

People normally club together Sterkfontein Caves and Satyagraha House while planning their visit to Lion Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Lion Park, Johannesburg Reviews

Lion Park Tour Reviews

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    On 21-Mar-2015

    I, a young female, was roughly accosted and pushed by a fat, red-faced male employee of the Lion Park, wearing the staff uniform, during the Johannesburg leg of the Global March for Lions on 21 March 2015. What I apparently did to offend this man, was to walk within sight of a car that was going into the Lion Park and display my poster �Bred for the Bullet : Ban Canned Hunting�. If such a thing turns the employees so easily violent, one has to wonder what they are hiding. The Lion Park has a constant stream of sleepy, very captive (sedated? � just think of the public liability claim and bad publicity that would ensue if a child was accidentally hurt while interacting with a naturally rambunctious cub who plays like kittens do) lion cubs all year round so that they can charge people money for 10 minutes of petting the cubs in a cage. They will not provide evidence of where these hundreds of cubs go when they are too big for petting, yet deny that they are sold to canned hunting farms. If they have the proof to end this debate in the public interest, why wouldn�t they provide it? This is a zoo. It breeds and holds captive wild animals for profit. AVOID it at all costs. Support a legitimate sanctuary or wildlife reserve instead.

  • One of the memorable thing I have done in my life. Its a amazing feeling and non forgettable experience, Especially touching the lion cubs. One should definitely visit this place. Worth coming and spending money.

  • A beautiful experience with lots of animals roaming around. The lions are indeed majestic and so appealing to watch. I enjoyed the lunch hour drive when lions feed. I also enjoyed touching a cheetah and lion cubs.

  • Must visit. Great experience. We can do organized tour or drive a car. Good cafe/restaurants. Lion cub interaction was amazing. It will be a great day out for full family. Nice place for kids. Ample parking available.

  • First class status, wheel chair & children friendly. It's a budget friendly city getaway. One can interact with an adult cheetah & lion cubs. The game keeper's will put at ease. Then there's a guided tour or self drive which we opted allows one to take their time sight seeing. Once your done with the self drive safari your allowed to re-enter .

  • If you have limited time in Johannesburg this is a must see, close to the city, can do an organized tour or hire a car and go. Self drive through the park or take the enclosed truck - out guide for the day JJ was full of knowledge, funny and professional ensuring we all had a memorable experience. Great choice of cafe/restaurants to have a bite to eat also. Got to see the young lions and have a play - worth the extra charge for a once in a lifetime experience

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