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

  • Cool Runnings Africa
  • 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

  • 48.78% of people who visit Johannesburg include Lion Park in their plan

  • 32.11% of people start their Lion Park visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Lion Park

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

94.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lion Park

People normally club together Sterkfontein Caves and Soweto Bicycle Tour while planning their visit to Lion Park.

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Lion Park, Johannesburg 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.

  • 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

  • Really amazing! Great day out for the whole family. Still one of my favourite places. Although it could get very busy with bus loads of tourists. If you do find a quite day it is definitely worth it. The feeding and touching of the giraffe is just a great highlight. The food served in the restaurant is very simple but OK. Great staff, good play area for children and ample parking.

  • Absolutely loved it. Kevin, our guide for the predator tour made the trip so much fun giving us lots of interesting information. The place is clean and spacious. Lots to see and do. Animals are very well looked after!

  • A world class destination to get up close and personal with lions, cheetahs, wildebeest, zebra, giraffes and more. You can interact with giraffe, cheetah, lion cubs, as well as drive through the park and see lions feeding uo close. There are hyenas too. The establishment is clean, new, offering restaurants, shops and cafes. A wonderful place to visit to experience African wildlife.

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