Zoo Programs & Education

Joburg Zoo 4 Kids

Read on to find out about our Zoo School, Zoo-to-You, Honey Badger Club, Behaviour Enrichment Club, Holiday Programmes for kids aged 7-13, and Community Service for high school learners.

Zoo School

This programme is included in the school entrance fee of R44 (Monday - Friday) per learner and educator with bus parking at R27.

The education department is available Monday - Friday during office hours (7h00 - 16h00). All programmes include a master copy of a worksheet that could either be sent to you prior to your visit or during your visit to take home for modification or copying.

Booking for the programme needs to be made one week in advance.

Zoo to you

The Johannesburg Zoo-to-You is an extension of the Zoo's living classroom concept, which brings you a variety of animals, such as birds, reptiles, insects and small mammals. The presentation is based on a wide variety of topics and includes conservation, animal defence and general information on animals and their habitats.


Be Mad Club

Behaviour Enrichment Club is a programme to enrich the lives of our Zoo animals. It is aimed at Grade 8 - 12 learners. The club focuses on the welfare of the Zoo animals. You will have the chance to learn what being a Zoo-keeper is all about.
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Honey Badger Club

The Honey Badger Club is a programme to enrich the lives of our Zoo animals. It is aimed at Grade 1 - 7 learners and ages 7-13 years old. The club focuses on getting to know the zoo animals, their needs and habits. Club members get to go where only Keepers go and get up close with the creatures.

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Holiday Programmes

Looking for activities for the kids? Why not join the Joburg Zoo for our school holiday programmes.

Community Service

We look forward to sharing our world with you and hope you learn a lot while visiting with us. Please note that this programme is for high school pupils only.
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Contact Info
Please contact Imelda on imatlala@jhbcityparks.com