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Lion & Safari Park

Lion & Safari Park

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Get closer than you could ever imagine to Africa’s most incredible wildlife. Feel the breath of the lion and the thundering of the gnu’s hoofs, all from the safety of our guided game drive or your own vehicle.


The Lion Park, an established tourist destination, well loved by locals and foreigners alike, became a popular experience for all over the last 50 years. Having moved to the Cradle of Humankind in July 2016, this new must-see world class facility, called Lion and Safari Park, offers guests a memorable experience.

The new park offers a wealth of exciting activities such as animal interactions, guided game drives and self-drives. You are guaranteed to get super-close to some of Africa’s favourite animals whether you go on an informative guided tour or self-drive. Guests also have the opportunity to engage in the experience of hand feeding a selection of animals including giraffes, ostriches and various other antelope species that roam freely on the 600-hectare property and frequently visit the wetlands in front of ‘the Wetlands’ Bar and Restaurant.

GUIDED TOURS

The Lion & Safari Park is home to a vast selection of indigenous species such as Lion (Brown and White), Cheetah, Hyena (Brown, Spotted and Striped), Leopard (including black leopard), Wild Dogs, Sable antelope, Kudu, Nyala to mention only a few.

Guests can enjoy a variety of different guided tours. The trained guides turn every tour into an informative and educational trip as they share interesting facts. Tour options include; Lion & Wild Dog Tour, Mini Safari, Night tours (with predator feeding), Private Exclusive tours, Alex Tour, Cheetah and Lion Walks. The 3-hour Safari is the flagship tour which includes snacks and drinks on the bank of the Crocodile river. The famous animal trainer Alex Larenty promises to provide a fun-filled experience as he interacts with fully grown lions on the ‘Alex tour’.

SELF-DRIVES

Guests also have the option to drive their own vehicles through the lion and wild dog enclosures and the new extended route to the hyena enclosures will provide the opportunity to see many different antelope species such as Giraffe, Kudu, Gemsbuck, Warthog, Sable, Nyala and many more.

PARADISE FOR CHILDREN

The beautifully designed playground next to the restaurants will keep the young ones entertained. This makes the perfect venue for kiddie’s birthday parties. A day visit to the park also provides the perfect opportunity for schoolchildren to learn about the animals and various research programmes that the Lion and Safari Park is involved in.

RESTAURANTS

The Bull ‘n Buck grill provides a premier dining experience with a top wine list and a delicious menu, venison of course being the Grill’s speciality dish complimenting that true African sensation. Alternatively, the Wetlands Restaurant is a great family choice to enjoy a quick meal whilst enjoying the view of antelope grazing meters away. Take a short walk from the restaurants to visit the meerkat, porcupine and mongoose enclosures.

Apart from being a world class tourist destination, the Lion and Safari Park turns any conference, function or event into something unique.

RETAIL

The park’s photographic centre will capture your memories with a great range of printing options such as photobooks, mugs, keyrings, puzzles and more. The ‘5 dome shopping experience’ offers a vast selection of unique hand-crafted curios, jewellery and clothing, which make great gifts for those back home.

For more information and online bookings please see their web site: https://lionandsafaripark.com

Nearby Listings

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The Venue Country Hotel

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.5km South of center of Lion & Safari Park

The Venue Country Hotel is located along the popular Magaliesberg R512 route (Pelindaba Road) between Johannesburg and Hartbeespoort Dam. Just 12 km past Lanseria International Airport, the hotel offers guests gorgeous views of the Magaliesberg mountain r

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Fires Mountain Lodge

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

8.1km North of center of Lion & Safari Park

Fires Mountain Lodge provides self catering chalet accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. (Sleeps either 2,4 or 8 adults and children). Situated on the slopes of the Waterberg mountain range at Saartjiesnek pass, overlooking the Hartbe

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Sleeps: 16 in 6 units/rooms

Ponciana Superior Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

8.5km North of center of Lion & Safari Park

Ponciana Superior Guesthouse offers... superior bed and breakfast accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West Province. We are an AA Superior Qualified Assured exclusive luxury guesthouse on the top of the hill in Ifafi which gives us the most stunni

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Sleeps: 18 in 9 units/rooms
From R 375,00
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Club Cocomo

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

8.6km North of center of Lion & Safari Park

Cocomo Guesthouse, Spa & Conference Centre provides lavish bed and breakfast accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West. Aloha & welcome to our tropical paradise... Good times & tan lines, so get here fast then take it slow at Cocomo. Come experienc

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Sleeps: 14 in 8 units/rooms
From R 765,00
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River Place Lodge

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Hennops River

9.7km East of center of Lion & Safari Park

A place with a profound sense of peace, River Place Lodge makes one feel as if you're far removed from the city - the venue is, however, extremely accessible and is close to the major business centers of Gauteng.

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Sleeps: 20 in 6 units/rooms
From R 895,00
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Kosmos Manor

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

9.8km North West of center of Lion & Safari Park

Kosmos Manor provides both bed and breakfast accommodation and self catering in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Named after the quaint neighborhood Kosmos, Kosmos Manor bed and breakfast on the banks of the Hartebeespoort Dam consists of 6 beaut

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Atelier Isabella

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

9.8km North West of center of Lion & Safari Park

Atelier Isabella offers self catering accommodation at the Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West province. (Sleeps 8). Located in the quiet suburb of Kosmos overlooking the Hartbeespoort Dam. Relax in an artistic atmosphere where paintings enrich the interi

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Sleeps: 2
From R 400,00
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Kosmos Getaway / Wegbreek

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

9.9km North West of center of Lion & Safari Park

Kosmos Getaway provides self catering flatlet accommodation in the Hartbeespoort Dam area in the North West province. Kosmos Getaway / Wegbreek is situated in the tranquil charming Kosmos village, nestling against the Magalies mountains. The two flatlets

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Sleeps: 10 in 5 units/rooms
From R 487,50
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Hartbeespoort Dam Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

10.0km North West of center of Lion & Safari Park

Hartbeespoort Dam Lodge provides visitors to the Hartbeespoort Dam with bed and breakfast accommodation. Located in Kosmos on the shores of the Hartbeespoort Dam, in the North West province. Imagine sitting at the breakfast table using all your senses, lo

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Willinga Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

10.0km North West of center of Lion & Safari Park

Willinga Lodge offers guests bed and breakfast accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Set in the secure and picturesque village of Kosmos with wonderful views of the Hartbeespoort dam, Willinga Lodge is a perfect romantic get away. Onl

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