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Family trip to Johannesburg with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

West from the top of the Carlton Centre In Johannesburg, there are many nature reserves, entertainment centers and attractions that children will surely like. One of the most interesting and visited is the Monte casino bird park. The main inhabitants of this park are exotic birds, among which there are dozens of species of parrots. Lovely monkeys and lemurs live in the park. The park is very beautiful and interestingly decorated. There are artificial ponds on its territory, near to which peacocks are walking freely, and many equipped recreational areas with benches and tables.
Up to 1886 Johannesburg was a small town without anything outstanding or popular. The destiny of this settlement was changed by the European named George Harrison who found a rich gold mine … Open
For those who want to immerse themselves in a real world of wildlife, it is worth making a safari in the Lion and Rhino Nature Reserve. Lions and rhinoceroses live in this park. On its territory, interesting jeep safaris are conducted, and also visitors are offered a walk in the safest places and the opportunity to play with young lions. This is one of the few reserves in Africa where animals can be observed from as close as possible.
There is also a classic zoo in Johannesburg called Johannesburg. It is perfect for those who do not want to go far away from the city and expect to devote a few hours to excursion. In this zoo, one can see all the main representatives of the African fauna: elephants, rhinoceroses, zebras, cheetahs and lions. Quite exotic animals for Africa live in the zoo, including polar bears. Also in the zoo, there is a big and very interesting terrarium. Copyright
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A wide selection of entertainment and sports centers is available for holidaymakers, among which there is a suitable one for the youngest travelers and even for adolescents. Everyone, including travelers with children will like the entertainment center Bounce Inc. It is an indoor center and it offers its visitors a world-wide catching entertainment - trampolines. Here one can just jump and sharpen his acrobatic skill, or play various sports games on the trampolines. This entertainment center is equally popular among both children and adults.
Africa Museum With older children, one can visit the Tree Top Adventures. It was opened in a picturesque park area and offers guests very unusual entertainment and attractions. Here one can ride a bungee, walk along rope bridges among tree, go through various obstacle courses and labyrinths. In the park, suitable attractions will be found for both young children and adults. It will be an ideal place for a family holiday.
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There are excellent museums in Johannesburg, which are also worth visiting with children. One of the most original is the Sci-Bono Discovery Center. In this museum, there are no boring halls with showcases of exhibits that cannot be touched, all expositions are interactive. During the excursion, children will be able to learn how electricity is produced, how the basic laws of physics manifest themselves in nature and how a unique human organism is arranged. The museum will also be interesting for adults, because they will be able to learn about the latest achievements of science.
Johannesburg is full of entertainments fans of outdoor activities. In addition to traditional cycling and horseback riding there are also some very original ways to spend leisure time. Balloon tours are very popular among travelers with children. They are organized by many tourist centers. Ballooning is one of the best ways to appreciate the unique beauty of African nature.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Johannesburg and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Johannesburg
♥   Amusement park 'Gold Reef City' Johannesburg, 4.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Emperors Palace' Johannesburg, 19.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Monte Casino Entertainment Complex' Johannesburg, 20.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Johannesburg
♥   Zoo 'Johannesburg Zoo' , 4.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Lory Park Zoo' , 24.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'National Zoo' Pretoria, 54.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Hartebeesport Dam Snake and Animal Park' , 55.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Bester Birds and Animals Zoo Park' , 57.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Things to visit with your kids in South Africa

Bob's Peanut Butter Shack in Bloemfontein is recommended to those wishing to spend their time in a fun and tasteful way. The colorful restaurant is famous for its great fresh milkshakes with natural ingredients for every taste - about 50 types: lemon, peanut, apple, caramel, banana, and so on. Here there is a special children's menu with hot chocolate, peach tea, and chicken wings, while adults can enjoy cheese chips and onion rings. Parties with activities, including cooking and painting, are arranged on request. … Open
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Johannesburg - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Johannesburg, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Johannesburg for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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