Bester Birds and Animals Zoo Park

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venue 44 Simon Vermooten Road
Willow Glen Pretoria East / Tshwane
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time Tuesday - Sunday: 9am to 5pm.
Public Holidays: only closed on Dec 25, 26, New Years Day and Good Friday.
cost Please see below for costs
age All ages

Bester Birds & Animals Zoo Park

A small zoo in the east of Pretoria. (near the Grove Mall)

Come meet our animal friends

Penguins, Jaguars,Brown Lemurs, Flamingos, Rabbits, Goats, Horn bills, Tortoises, Eagles, Vultures, Squirrel monkeys, Burmese Pythons, Cockatoos, Macaws, Spider Monkeys, Cranes, Spoonbills, Ducks, Geese and more.

School Outings

Great for School groups @ R35 per child, children under two R10 with Free entrance for teachers(Max 1 teacher per 10 children). Perfect for nursery and preschool outings. Zoo Educators and zoo facilitators will help make the experience memorable. Animal encounters guaranteed.

Family outings and picnic

Perfect for small groups, bring picnic lunch and enjoy sitting under the trees as your kids play.


Our Farmyard area has a variety of safe animals which children are allowed to handle and feed. Children are given bowls of food and are supervised and coached on how to feed the animals while they sit among the bunnies and guinea pigs.

Face Painting

Happens weekends and holidays, add a bit of fun and glamor to your day.

Zoo parties

Organize your next child birthday at the zoo. Venue, party packs and animal encounters included.

Holiday Activities

ZooKeeper Week for kids - Grades 4 - 11. (Children must be 9 or older). They get to act like a zookeeper, learning about animal husbandry. From making toys for the animals to veterinary care. On the Wednesday of the week, we also get to sleep in the zoo. Bring your tent and sleep along side the zoo creatures. R290 per kid, Monday to Friday (Public school holidays only) contact to find out when they are on.

Community Engagement

University or College or School projects can be done at the Zoo Park. Contact us to help you get your assignment completed. From Engineers to Art, Vets to school tasks. We can try to help.

Senior Citizen Packages

Coffee / Tea and Muffins bring a gang of gals or guys and make a day out at the Zoo Park. R30 per person includes the above along with a lemur Encounter with King Julian. Its So Much Fun. Bookings essential.

Team Building

Definitely possible. Want to learn more, come help us make toys for the animals and giggle while you do it. Custom made for each client.

Tuck Shop/Kiosk

Available for purchasing cool drinks and snacks. No hot meals or cakes at this stage.


* Adults and children 13yrs & over R55
* Children 3-12yrs R50
* Children under 2yrs enter for Free (not school groups)
* Pensioners R45
* Pensioners packages R35 per person, 10 pax or more.
Entrance includes 1 bowl of food per child to feed the Farm Yard animals.
1 Teacher per 10 children will be allowed free entrance. A zoo educator will facilitate the encounters with the children.
Entrance ticket includes 1 bowl of food to feed the farmyard animals.
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