Stop 2: Zoo Lake

Getting There

Corner of Lower Park Drive and Roscommon Road, Parktown (26°09'36.0"S 28°01'42.5"E)

Contact Details

+27 (0)11 646 1131 (8am-4pm)

Operating Hours

Daily from 6am-6pm

Stop Information

1-2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

Things to see and do at Zoo Lake

  • Go for a stroll around the lake, have a picnic, feed the ducks, or go for a ride on one of the brightly coloured paddle boats available for hire
  • Try an authentic African lunch at the family-friendly Moyo restaurant – the menu includes classic oxtail stew, Klein Karoo venison potjie, crocodile tail pie, Nigerian beef kebabs, an Egyptian vegetarian platter and much more 
  • Drink a cocktail on Moyo's deck overlooking the lake 
  • Buy a South African souvenir  

How much time do I need?

One to two hours, depending on what you'd like to do.

How much does it cost?

There's no entrance fee, but take cash along if you want to rent a paddle boat.