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Address: Portion of Portion 41, Farm Buffelsdrift 179 JR, Rust de Winter 0405, South Africa
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+27 12 521 0335

Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo, a mere 45 minutes drive North from...

Mystic Monkeys and Feathers Zoo, a mere 45 minutes drive North from Pretoria, host one of South Africa's largest private primate collections featuring 38 species, in addition to a large number of beautiful, exotic birds. The zoo is also home to predators, such as White Lions, Tigers, Cheetahs and other interesting animals. Surprise your family with a tour through Mystic Monkeys and Feathers and enjoy the park's tranquillity, tidiness and vastness under guidance of our well trained guided, who will escort you to the enclosures where you will learn interesting facts about our beautiful species. Mystic Monkeys and Feathers is open daily from Monday to Friday from 9am till 4pm.

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A chance to see rare animals in a pristine zoo

Holiday treats for grandkids don't come much better. Away from iPads and Videos to a world full of life and action and the chance to cuddle a lion cub or junior chimp. The warm... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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Rust de Winter, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By and large I do not like Zoos, but this is a Zoo with a difference. The grounds are amazing and well kept. The animal cages are spacious and clean and the animals appear to be very happy even though they are caged. The guides are knowledgeable and present the animals in an interesting and informative way. The carnivores look... More 

Thank Anne G
Pretoria, South Africa
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Holiday treats for grandkids don't come much better. Away from iPads and Videos to a world full of life and action and the chance to cuddle a lion cub or junior chimp. The warm reception and friendly customer orientated staff make you feel at home as you wander from cage to cage to study and observe some amazing animals that... More 

Thank Richard100848ZA
Port Eliabeth
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a little hidden gem! This place deserves far more credit and publicity. The monkeys are kept in beautiful big cages and are well kept ( monkeys and cages). The lions, jaguars , tigers and leopards are also well kept and are used for breeding purposes some of them. What was also really interesting was the plant life in... More 

Thank candyandbrian
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I visited the zoo with my family and it was absolutely pleasurable. The staff was absolutely superb. The guide was well informed and went out of her way to make us feel welcome. We were able to feed the baby Cubs which was an absolute bonus. The grounds are beautiful and well cared for. The animals are in excellent condition... More 

Thank nieuwco
Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Supurb surroundings, landscaped gardens, animals in good condition, clean cages, friendly and informative staff, fast food area was great. Interaction with some od the animals .......awsome

Thank _dolores_grobler
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We spend Christmas day at this park and have lunch afterwards. The grounds are beautiful. The field guide was very well spoken and informed us as we went along, was very informative. The variety of different animals was great. Facilities well kept. Food was also very nice. There was also a curio shop.

Thank DeonHarriet
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I visited this place with my partner based on a brochure. IT WAS HORRID! We paid to enter and for a cub interaction. After being shown around for 10 minutes with a 'guide', we left. The guide was not wearing a uniform, only knew the life expectancy of the animals because it was the first bit of information written on... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

An absolutely superb place to visit with the children - and you don't find too many tigers in Africa after all. An extensive collection of monkeys and a lovely selection of big cats. This beautiful place is obviously expanding as new areas are being developed. The grounds are really clean and well presented and all the staff were most helpful.... More 

Thank AndyKWood
Johannesburg, South Africa
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is easily one of my favorite places to go with the family, it is definitely worth the far drive. The animals are beautiful and look so happy and the cages are so clean and looked after. The restaurant has cages with cheetahs in so you can look at them while enjoying a cold beer. The tour to the lion... More 

Thank travcaine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Lovely place for children to visit. Monkey cages in good condition, but Lions and cats need urgent care. Cages are barren, animals do not look healthy and are dirty. Would be preferable to be rehabilitated into the wild or given better living conditions. Really not a happy place for them.

Thank Charmaine B

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