City of Joburg

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo


All queries should be channelled through the call centre, Joburg Connect, which can be contacted 24 hours, seven days a week, on 0860 56 28 74 or 011 375 5555 For each query, you will get a reference number. Make sure you keep this number so that you can follow up your query. Email: Facebook Youtube

Johannesburg gives rise to numerous plant species across its many areas. If you can't identify those in your garden, check out the Johannesburg Botanical Garden’s library and herbarium for more information.

cactus innerYou can find all plant- and garden-related information at the Johannesburg Botanical Garden’s library and herbarium. These facilities are in the administration block and are open to all employees and the public free of charge.

Services Offered

  • Plant identification (assisted and self-service)
  • Tours
  • School groups (booked through Environmental Education)
  • Access to the library and herbarium collection
  • Planting recommendations

Operating times

07:30 to 15: 30 (Monday to Friday)

For enquiries please contact Anni Bruyns on 011 782 0517 or email her at