Directions
to the Zoo


Follow these directions to the zoo.

They'll direct you to the main entrance and public car park in Upper Park Drive, Forest Town.

These directions to the zoo are from the M1 North, the M1 South or from the Johannesburg CBD or Sandton.

M1 North : Travelling on the M1 north, pass the Empire Road, Jan Smuts Avenue and Oxford Road offramps.
Take the next offramp, Killarney, cross the M1, and turn left at the first intersection into West Street.
At the first intersection, turn left into Riviera Road.
Cross the M1 again, and drive for approx. 1.5kms, crossing Oxford road.
At the T junction, with the 'Angel' of the National Anglo-Boer War Memorial (formerly the Rand Regiment's Memorial) in front of you, turn left into Erlswold Drive.
The entrance and public car park is 900 metres along Erlswold Drive, which becomes Upper Park Drive, on your right hand side.

M1 South : Travelling on the M1 south, pass the Corlett Drive, Atholl Oaklands Road and Glenhove Road offramps.
Take the next offramp, Riviera Road, and turn right over the M1.
Drive for approx. 1.5kms, crossing Oxford road.
At the T junction, with the 'Angel' of the National Anglo-Boer War Memorial (formerly the Rand Regiment's Memorial) in front of you, turn left into Erlswold Drive.
The entrance and public car park is 900 metres along Erlswold Drive, which becomes Upper Park Drive, on your right hand side.

Johannesburg CBD : Leave the CBD via Braamfontein and Jan Smuts Avenue.
Cross over Empire Road and the M1.
Cross over Loch Avenue/Sherborne Road, wind over the ridge, and 1.4km later, going down the hill, turn right at the first set of traffic lights into Upper Park Drive.
The entrance, with parking, is 500 metres on your left.

Follow these directions to the zoo from Sandton : Travel south towards Johannesburg along Willam Nicol drive.
Merge with Jan Smuts Avenue, and carry straight on through the Hyde Park, Dunkeld, Rosebank and Parkwood shops.
Continue through the bends, and 400 metres later, you'll pass the Zoo lake grounds on your right, and the start of the zoo on your left.
At the end of the zoo grounds, 750 metres later, turn left into Upper Park Drive.
The entrance, with parking, is 500 metres on your left.












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