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Lion and Safari Park

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Address: R512 Pelindaba Rd | North West, Broederstroom 0240, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 87 150 0100
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Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

Over its almost 50 year history the Lion Park became Gauteng's Number One...

Over its almost 50 year history the Lion Park became Gauteng's Number One Tourist Attraction through the friendliness of its staff and the amazing wildlife experience it offered. The new Lion and Safari Park has spared no expense in creating a world class tourist attraction in the heart of the Cradle of Humankind and looks forward to building on this success in the many years ahead. Attractions include: Safari Drives Game drives Cheetah Walk and interaction Restaurants African Shopping Experience more...

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The experience was really good, during the safari you can see very close different species of animals and the interaction with cubs was an amazing experience, you can touch them... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hectorfersan
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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97 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The experience was really good, during the safari you can see very close different species of animals and the interaction with cubs was an amazing experience, you can touch them, they play with you. Really good.

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Hector , Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards... More 

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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Coming from England my family and I decided to visit your park for the day. Our first impression of the place is simply stunning. When we entered the reception area,the staff were very helpful, polite and professional. We booked the one and a half hour trip. Well what can I say...... our tour guide was amazing he went out of... More 

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Roche , Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place to spend a few hours either playing with the Lion cubs or taking an open (caged) safari vehicle on a tour through the different Lion camps where one can get up close and personal with two different prides. Also the larger camps of buck and indigenous fauna and flora. Hyenas and wild dog enclosures also make fur an... More 

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Jamie , Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards... More 

Herzliya, Israel
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so very commercialized. On your way out you walk through 5 domes(not 1 or 2) all shops. This is the only exit out of the park. The lions live in enclosed, caged areas with the no interaction or stimulation. All they do is sleep. I saw 2 injured lions because of fighting between them. The white lion(picture... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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148 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have done ANYTHING in the rest of Africa or South Africa that relates to a park or game you will know that this place is a commercial joke and "cheesy" They throw you into what feels like an armored vehicle that is "caged" and dive you into a zoo to see lions that are almost fake. Then if... More 

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Thank onthego2much
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! First class experience! From the first greeting to the last goodbye every person that we came in contact with, exuded eagerness for their job! Coupled with the amazing staff, the facilities are clean, modern and neat! Well done to all involved! I will be back and will most certainly be recommending!

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Justin P , Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour was well organized and quite entertaining. It was about 2 hours long. The guide had good knowledge and kept us informed. Was able to see the animals from close. The park is big enough and has variety of animals.

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Minazkhalife, Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards Lion... More 

Florida
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Johannesburg the day we attended the park after flying for 30+ hours from the U.S. We decided to spend our first half day here after the recommendation of a friend who visited the park the year before. We are so happy we did! We booked a Cheetah Walk at 4pm and were scheduled to be picked up... More 

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Troyory, Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards Lion... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a one and half hour tour and was amazed at the level of information given to us by our guide. Ended up over 2 hours, and saw all of the animals close up together with a wealth of interesting education. Also had the lion cub interaction. Well impressed all round.

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Linda, Thank you for your great feedback. We are pleased that you had a wonderful time at the park and that our guides were so informant. We hope to see you soon again. Regards The Lion And Safari Park Management More 

Nairobi
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mariska arranged everything for us. Such a pleasant and friendly lady. Very professional. Elias picked us from the hotel and dropped us off at the airport. We only came here for the lion walk which takes about an hour. Most of the time is spent taking pictures. The driver is also a professional photographer who will happily use your camera... More 

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LionSafariPark, Marketing at Lion and Safari Park, responded to this review

Hi Bushrah, Thank you for taking the time to review Lion & Safari Park. Your input, and the feedback from all of our guests is vitally important to us, as it assists us in bringing you the best experience we possibly can. We are pleased to have met your expectations and hope to see you soon again. Kind Regards Lion... More 

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