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Hartbeespoort Dam - Snake and Animal Park

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Madibeng 0216, South Africa
+27 12 253 1162
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love going to the snake park over the weekends. Superb animals kept in a humane manner. Extremely clean and inviting. I can't visit there without popping into the kiosk. The snacks and food is very tasty an fresh. An awesome outing for the family.

Thank LiezelB50
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is amazing! So clean and neat and such a wide variety of wildlife. Especially loved seeing the big cats- lions, tigers and leopard. A must see for all animal lovers. Kids will also love this activity.

Thank Alexa D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 12 just in time for the snake and seal show- not that impressive. However its surprisingly big complex with many animals - lions, tigers, jaguars and many many snakes. Well worth a visit especially if you have young children.

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Snake park over the long weekend (Sunday). We arrived at about 09h30 - it was already busy. We paid a slightly steep fair to go in, but we hoped it would be worth it - and boy was it! My 7 year...More

Thank Muriellelize
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Close viewing of many animals. The large cats, vultures and giant tortoises are always awesome. Lots of smaller animals too. The reptile exhibit is absolutely amazing especially the large constrictors. Feeding and seal shows are always a treat for the kids. Fast food and drinks...More

1  Thank RudolfB270
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This is about 60 minute drive from Pretoria. The park has a great variety of animals, and snakes. A great day out with the family. Unfortunately it is not wheelchair accessible. The walkways are stone with stairs, but clean. The cages are clean, the animals...More

Thank eM-from-Ldn
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The lady at the ticket window was RUDE! not good for 1st impressions. The "Snake" picture at the entrance gives an impression that its only a snake park and I was hesitant to give it a go. Well, there are a variety of snakes (not...More

1  Thank BethK1537
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This place is a must visit, although not much for the Snake and Animals but to get access to all Water Sports and Fun Activities connected to this. Dont miss the Ferry Ride which gives you a great view of the Dam.

Thank Gaurav V
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Very well looked after park. Animals look healthy, space just a bit small. Snake and Seal show was good. Kids enjoyed it.

Thank Sylvester Marin... F
Reviewed 2 May 2018

The enclosure's are either very old or slightly upgraded, very difficult to take nice pictures as the bars are always in the way. Limited information about animals, and not all animals are available as advertised.

1  Thank Igmar M
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Xola B
9 October 2018|
Response from Muriellelize | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can see tigers ,lions, jaguar and a cheetah. They also have tortoises , and different birds. You can just skip past the snake displays.