Explore The Lovely Montecasino Bird Gardens In Fourways


Looking for a fun afternoon out with the family? Then why not head to Fourways and visit the vibrant and thrilling Montecasino Bird Gardens? Here, you and your family will get to marvel at stunning feathery friends, see vibrant amphibians, and come face-to-face with venomous snakes (safely). 

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Visit the Montecasino Bird Gardens

Experience the wonder and vibrant feathery residents of the Montecasino Bird Gardens in Fourways. This bird and wildlife park is just the space if you’re looking for a memorable family outing in Joburg, or simply want to enjoy some fresh air.

Spend the afternoon wandering along vibrant garden walkways and viewing colourful birds, reptiles, mammals and unusual animals. A must-visit is the walk-through aviary, that’s home to over 60 species of birds including Scarlet Ibises and Nicobar pigeons, with smaller antelope wandering the enclosure.

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What To Expect

Don’t Miss The Flight of Fantasy Shows

Entertaining and educational, the Flight of Fantasy Bird Shows at the Bird Gardens are one of the highlights to experience when you visit. The stars of the show are their colourful and talented show birds. The bird shows are held in the Tuscan amphitheatre, twice daily from Monday and Friday, and three times a day over weekends and public holidays.

Please note: The Flight of Fantasy shows are closed until further notice. 

Relax at The Flamingo Café

After taking a lengthy stroll through the Bird Gardens, grab a bite to eat from the Flamingo Café, that overlooks the Flamingo pond.

The menu offers guests a selection of light meals, coffees and milkshakes, to be enjoyed against the tropical backdrop and ambiance of the gardens.

Click here to take a look at their Grab & Go menu. Operating times are as follows: Monday to Sunday from 09:00 to 17:00.

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Explore The Many Bird Gardens Features

The Montecasino Bird Gardens offers a variety of features to explore and view. Take a look at their collection of amphibians, be brave and come face-to-face with many venomous snakes (safely, of course), and visit the resident mammals. There’s a variety of enclosures for you to see:

  • The Frog Room
  • Walk-Through Aviary
  • The Cycad Gardens
  • The Flamingo Pond
  • Parrot Gallery
  • The Snake Room

Merchanise For Sale

There’s also a variety of merchandise and animal treats available for purchase upon your visit. Here’s the merchandise available and the cost per item:

  • Duck Pellets – R10
  • Badges – R15
  • Button Magnets – R22
  • Square Magnets – R15
  • Round Magnets – R22
  • Caps – R120
  • Brimmed hat S / MB – R220
  • Brimmed hat L / XL – R220
  • MBG Complimentary booklet (100) – R7 844
  • Owl Rescue Mugs – R110
  • Owl Rescue Book – R300

Please note: Prices are subject to change at any given time.

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Entrance Fees & Opening Hours


  • Adults (aged between 13 – 59 years of age): R105 per person
  • Pensioners (60+): R70 per person
  • Children (aged between 2 – 12 years) R70 per person
  • Hotel guests: R45 per person

For more information on Rewards Cardholder rates, click here. There are also group rates available. Click here for more information.

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For More Information

For more information about the Montecasino Bird Gardens, visit

You can also contact them on 011 511 1864 or

Don’t forget to follow Montecasino on their social media platforms – Facebook and Twitter – to keep up to date with the latest news, events, special, information and more.

Opening times: Wednesday to Sunday: 09:00 – 17:00

Address: Montecasino, 01 Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Johannesburg

Images sourced from Montecasino via Facebook

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