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Animal Farms and Petting Zoos in Pretoria

Petting zoos feature a combination of domesticated animals that are safe for children to interact with.

We have compiled a list of petting zoos in Pretoria, that is fun and educational for the whole family.

Kinderplaas Zoo

Kinderplaas-Bok1The Kinderplaas zoo offers toddlers an opportunity to interact with animals in a safe environment, which is both fun and educational.

The zoo features a petting zoo with goats, sheep, pigs, rabbits and other fluffy creatures.

While the kids are interacting with the animals, the adults can relax at the tea garden. The zoo also provide the following facilities: Variety of Farm Animals, Pony Rides, Feeding Buckets to be able to feed the animals, Kiddies Parties

Find the Kinderplaas Zoo at: Frederika Street 696, Rietfontein, Pretoria.



Children’s Farm

At Children’s Farm the children will be afforded the opportunity to come into contact with farm animals.

Children are allowed to feed, touch, and smell the animals. The experience will be fun, interactive and educational, to cultivate the love of animals.

Activities include pony rides, feeding the animals, touching the animals, cuddling the bunnies and bottle-feeding the small calves / lambs / kids.

Find the Children’s Farm: Rooihuiskraal Historical Terrain, Rooihuiskraal Road, Centurion.

Tel: (012) 666-8604


Safari Garden Centre:

Family friendly restaurant with plant nursery, hardware & kids playground

Ideal for a family outing day trip, the beautifully designed centre is a nature lover’s paradise with gently meandering pathways beckoning the visitor to explore further.

Some of the activities include a kids playground as well as train and pony rides over the weekends.

A huge jungle gym and enclosed play area is available where kids can see marmoset monkeys, pot bellied pigs, dwarf mountain goats, rabbits and other animals.

Find the Safari Garden Centre: Corner of Lynwood Road and Rubida Street, The Willows, Pretoria



 Willow Feather Farm

Many children of today do not have the opportunity to run and play in a large established garden, interact with a variety of farm animals, or have a party in a barn, but at Willow Feather Farm, it is possible.

Animals you would be able to see and interact with includes:  Sheep, Potbelly pigs, Goats, Swans, Ducks and Geese, Turkeys, Donkeys and lots more furry animals.

Find Willow Feather Farm: Portion 37, Doornkloof, Rietvleidam, Irene, Pretoria.



 The Farm Inn

The facilities catering for children’s parties include game drives, a jumping castle, pony rides, a farm yard, jungle gym, large grounds and even  lion and tiger cubs when available– the perfect solution for fuss-free parties.

Find the Farm Inn:  Silverlakes Road, Pretoria East.



You may also be interested in other fun activities for kids in Pretoria:
Municipal Swimming Pools in Pretoria
Pretoria Tshwane Day Trip Resorts

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