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East London Zoo

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1 Beaconsfield Road, East London 5201, South Africa
+27 43 722 1171
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Rene2003

I was a bit sceptical after all the negative reviews but I decided to go with my family. We really... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Rene G
via mobile
Worth visiting

As a young family visiting from Cape Town, we had a special day at the zoo. It was clean and the... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
gordon a
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good16%
  • Average18%
  • Poor29%
  • Terrible24%
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“play area” (2 reviews)
“smarties” (4 reviews)
“apes” (2 reviews)
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1 Beaconsfield Road, East London 5201, South Africa
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+27 43 722 1171
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I was a bit sceptical after all the negative reviews but I decided to go with my family. We really enjoyed our time there. There is allot of animals and a nice play erea for the kids.

Thank Rene G
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

As a young family visiting from Cape Town, we had a special day at the zoo. It was clean and the animals were in a good condition. So many animals to see! As a female I wouldn't go on my own as it was very...More

5  Thank gordon a
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

I have never been so discussed about any thing in my life. These animals are neglected, hungry, lots need medical attention and clean water. Please do NOT visit unless you can deal with seeing the pain in animal's

4  Thank marindac2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Despie being in a small city the zoo is top class. You can see the budgets are limited but the zoo is kept in great condition and is clean. Huge variety of animals, Lions, Tigers, Bears, Apes of different varieties, A Jaguar, Iguana, crocodiles, variety...More

1  Thank Khalid B
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Food is oily, and milkshake is just nesquick. Its a nice experience to go visit the animals and feed them, but I would not recommend a meal there

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

My Kinds came to this place to see animals. They were happy and excited about Zoo because they love animals.

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

the animals look very sick and under feed the cages are dirty the place needs some very serious attention feel very sorry for the animals in there in closures something needs to be done to improve the status of the zoo drastically the only thing...More

Thank 764cliveb
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

the place is filithy. staff dont care about the animals. they sell u peanuts to feed the giraffe. the zoo should be shut down or totally over hauled with upgradede facilities and fire useless staff.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This was very sad for me... the animals are well looked after and well fed but their enclosures are way too small! These animals need double if not triple the space they have. What's worse is the zoo actually has space to make the enclosures...More

Thank Miss_Malan_Travels
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great little zoo who seems to be improving more and more each year. I had a lovely afternoon with my family. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank stacey_jefferys86
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