Hartbeespoort is one of our favourite family-friendly destinations. We recently discovered the Hartbeespoort Dam Snake and Animal Park - the ideal family fun venue. The next time you find yourself in or near Hartbeespoort, stop by for a day of informative animal interaction. There are a variety of animal species at the park, including lions, tigers and other big cats. This is not your typical zoo either. The Hartbeespoort Dam Snake and Animal Park is dedicated to promoting conservation through education, understanding and enjoyment.
The Hartbeespoort Dam Snake and Animal Park is home to an eclectic collection of critters. Big and small, they're all valued here. Come and see the park's main attractions - wild cats and some of the rarest reptiles in Africa. There are also a wide variety of bird species housed at the park, including the South African Blue Crane. The park hosts a must-see seal and snake show during the school holidays and on select weekends, too. This show is not to be missed, so make sure to bring the whole family along. You're guaranteed to leave with a renewed appreciation of nature and all her creatures.
The park offers educational programmes for schools and private parties. It is a firm favourite with the little ones, as the tours are both educational and entertaining. For many children this will be there first contact with wild animals. The park tour guides will provide interesting facts about each animal to broaden their knowledge and to promote conservation efforts. Teachers or parents can also book a ferry ride to welcome the children to the park. It's a non-stop adventure from start to finish, and certainly one that the kids won't soon forget. You can find out more about educational tours on the Hartbeespoort Dam Snake & Animal Park website.
Adults can learn a lot at the park as well. They host snake awareness and handling courses for medical professionals, mining staff and the general public. If you've always wanted to learn more about these misunderstood creatures, sign up for their beginner course. Or, up your knowledge about snakes with their advanced course that includes snake catching and handling. You can be part of the conservation of these animals simply by signing up for one of these courses. What are you waiting for?
The Harties Water Sport Centre is situated at the Snake and Animal Park. They offer an array of water sport activities, including tubing and parasailing. Come and experience the thrill of water sports when you visit the park. The centre also offers pleasure cruises and caters to private functions such as weddings and year-end parties. Find out more about the centre's assorted packages and deals here.
For More Information
Visit the Hartbeespoort Dam Snake & Animal Park website for more information.
Details: 1 Scott Street, Schoemansville, Hartbeespoort | (Tel) 012 253 1162