Winter Wildlife Encounters: Safari Adventures near Johannesburg


Experience unforgettable wildlife encounters in the winter months

Book Top Experiences and Tours in Johannesburg:
If youʻre booking your trip to Johannesburg last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
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1. Lion's Den Safari Park

Experience the thrill of seeing lions up close at Lion's Den Safari Park, located just outside of Johannesburg. Take a guided tour of the park and witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat.


2. Elephant Sanctuary

Visit the Elephant Sanctuary near Johannesburg for a unique opportunity to interact with these gentle giants. Learn about their conservation efforts and even have a chance to feed and walk alongside them.


3. Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve

Embark on a safari adventure at the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, home to a variety of wildlife including rhinos, lions, cheetahs, and more. Enjoy guided game drives and experience the thrill of encountering these magnificent creatures.


4. Cheetah Research and Breeding Centre

Support cheetah conservation efforts by visiting the Cheetah Research and Breeding Centre near Johannesburg. Get up close to these incredible cats and learn about the challenges they face in the wild.


5. Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

Discover the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre, dedicated to the conservation of cheetahs and African wild dogs. Take a tour to observe these magnificent animals and gain insight into the center's breeding and release programs.


6. Pilanesberg National Park

Venture to Pilanesberg National Park, a malaria-free wildlife reserve that boasts the Big Five: lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinos. Embark on game drives and guided walks through the park's diverse ecosystems.


7. De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre

Experience a unique encounter with cheetahs at the De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre near Johannesburg. Learn about their conservation efforts and witness these incredible creatures up close and personal.


8. Sable Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary

Immerse yourself in nature at the Sable Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary. Explore the picturesque landscape while encountering various wildlife species, including sable antelopes, zebras, wildebeests, and more.


9. Johannesburg Lion Park

Get a closer look at lions at the Johannesburg Lion Park. Join a guided tour and come face to face with these powerful predators. Don't forget to snap some photos during your unforgettable encounter.


10. Hartebeespoortdam Snake and Animal Park

Discover a wide variety of reptiles, including snakes, at the Hartebeespoortdam Snake and Animal Park. Take part in educational talks, interact with friendly animal residents, and enjoy the scenic surroundings.