One of the highlights for all of us was a visit to the Lion & Safari Park – if you have not yet visited their new venue on a 600-hectare wilderness reserve in the Cradle of Humankind, then you need to make a plan to visit as soon as possible.

We honestly thought we’d be there for a while and move on somewhere else for the remainder of the day, but there was so much to do that we ran out of time! The children had an absolute blast, and despite our visit taking place in the middle of a heat wave, none of us wanted to leave!

Lion & Safari Park

Here’s whats on offer:

Our plan of action was to begin with a Lion Cub interaction, cappuccinos and ice-cream, guided game drive, long lazy lunch, walk around the facilities while feeding the various ostrich, giraffe and antelope, G&Ts and ice cream and a very long play on the playground. Plus at least an hour spent in the “5 dome shopping experience” on the way out!

Lion & Safari Park

Volunteer Program

Volunteers from all over the world are welcome to apply for the Lion & Safari Park’s volunteer programme. We thought the tour guides were amazingly well trained and passionate about their jobs – turns out that many of them were volunteers!

This phenomenal programme gives you the chance to:

Lion & Safari Park


Entrance to the restaurants, curio shops and children's playground is FREE – you only pay for activities such as animal interactions and guided game drives. Click here for the rate card.


All year round from 08:30 – 20:00

Lion & Safari Park


Tel: 087 150 0100

Email: Lion Park

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Written by Shelli NT