Lion Park853 Votes Currently Open
- 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
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
- Nietgedacht 535-Jq
- Cool Runnings Africa
- Outer Limits
- Adegas Broadacres
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17.95% of people who visit Johannesburg include Lion Park in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
50.93% of people start their Lion Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Lion Park
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lion Park
Lion Park Reviews & Ratings
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 â��Bred for the Bullet : Ban Canned Huntingâ��. 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? â�� 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 wouldnâ��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.