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Lory Park

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Address: 181, Kruger Road | President Park, Midrand, South Africa
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+27 11 315 7307
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10:00 - 04:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 04:30

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A visit is a Must!

Coming from England and having visited the park 6 years ago alone I decided to revisit this time with my son - age 17. We all , especially my son had a smile from the minute we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roche70
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from England and having visited the park 6 years ago alone I decided to revisit this time with my son - age 17. We all , especially my son had a smile from the minute we arrived to the minute we left. The place is clean and very well looked after. The park has a variety of animals, birds... More 

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Gauteng, South Africa
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To be in touch with nature, to be able to touch and be safe with the animals. Owls to land on your arms, shoulders and head, what an amazing experience. A definite if you at visiting South Africa. Sanctuary amazing1

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Thank 349md
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Fantastic little zoo. Right size for kids to walk in. Amazing animals, very well looked after. clean water in abundance and all animals had food. Very clean. Well done on running such a fantastic place. I will definitely return.

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Thank samantha s
Midrand, South Africa
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely place with an opportunity to get up close and personal with animal normally only seen in the wild. If there are baby cubs, you can go in an pet them. It is not a large place, so you can really take your time walking around without getting exhausted. The staff are friendly and helpful and you can ask all... More 

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Thank janicecampbell50
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Been there a few times and always love it. The animals are well looked after, the kids enjoy it and the people there are always friendly. I told my other family members about Lory Park and their feedback was the same. The Lory Park is just great. Thank you for taking such good care of the animals.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Luckily someone told us about this place. It's more of a sanctuary than a zoo, but it's really worthwhile. It's relatively small and the animals in its care change so you need to keep an eye out for what is currently there. It's got a nice petting area and jumping castle for kids. Plenty of tables in the shade to... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The wife and I visited this place in 2013 (please ignore the date selected below) and it was an unplanned trip. We were pleasantly surprised by this place so many animals on display and the young lad with the parrot just made our lunch break even better. We will return the next time we come to South Africa, thanks for... More 

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1 Thank T0mRand
Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is more of a small animal park than a zoo, which has gone through some upgrades I believe from when I was there last. Variety of animals, some of which you can interact with, such as lizards and rabbits. The staff and volunteers are very informative and hands on, and you will often find them in the cages with... More 

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Edenvale, South Africa
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lory Park Zoo is a well maintained small zoo with a variety of all types of animals. The animals are very well looked after and the park it's self very clean. Lory Park is situated in Midrand and easily accessible from the M1 highway. If your're going over a weekend try and get there just after 1:00 pm so you... More 

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Thank SAAT495
Johannesburg, South Africa
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Lory Park is a small zoo, but it is nice. The kids have enjoyed the times we have been. Much closer to home than JHB zoo or PTA zoo. Also they don't get as tired walking because it is much smaller. The park does need to work on the road coming in. It is a dirt road and very badly... More 

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Thank Michelle L

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