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Walk with the lions at the Lion Park In South Africa

About Lion Park In Johannesburg

Lion & Safari Park, a well-established tourist destination is a conservation enclosure for lions, cheetahs, wild dogs, and various antelope. It is located in the North West province of South Africa. The Lion & Safari Park is a wildlife conservation for lions. In 2016, the park relocated to new premises of 600 hectares in the North West province. The park is situated north of Lanseria Airport. The Lion & Safari Park is home to over 80 lions including the rare lions like white lions, cheetah, hyena and black-backed jackal, and a variety of antelope. The antelope area, containing giraffe, warthog, blesbok, gnu, and zebra, is a separate area away from the lions and other carnivores. Over the last 50 years, Lion Park Johannesburg has been enjoying high popularity. The Lion Park, Johannesburg serves as a great idea for people from all around the world to come and live closer to the incredible wildlife of Africa and get a superb chance to know a wide range of animals.

South Africa-Johannesburg-Lion Park
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In addition, the new park has a children’s play area, restaurants, and a retail centre. Guests are also able to hand-feed giraffes, ostriches, and antelope. The park also offers Lion walks and Cheetah walks in which clients can follow the animal for a short walk within the park, in the company of a park employee. Lion Park Johannesburg is the perfect place for exciting lion park activities like animal interactions, taking guided or self-drives. In short, it is a chance to enjoy a great and inexpensive day out with the family.

Cub interactions

Cub interactions involve the clients being in minimal interaction with the animal for a short period of time during which photos can be taken. The Lion & Safari Park banned cub interactions in 2015 but found that visitor numbers dropped dramatically, Hence Cub interactions were re-introduced in 2016.

How To Reach Lion Park In Johannesburg

For reaching the Lion Park Johannesburg, one can avail of a number of suitable transport options, this spot is 13 km from the Airport and nearly 45 minutes out of the city. Roundtrip transportation is provided from centrally located hotels. Uber, taxis, or zebra taxis are also a good option. 

Lion Park, Johannesburg. Gauteng, South Africa
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Best Time To Visit Lion Park

The Lion Park, Johannesburg stays open from Monday to Sunday, from 8 am to 6 pm. On weekends or public holidays, it hosts from 8 am to 8 pm.

Lion Park Entry Ticket

There is no charge for Lion Park, the visitors are requested to pay for the activities like the self-drives, guided tours, night feeding or mini safari tours. These activities are free for children below the age of 12.

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