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Media Advisory

Wednesday, 04 March 2020

Release: Immediate

Joburg Zoo’s 116th birthday gift to you

Come celebrate our 116th birthday at the Johannesburg Zoo.  This Sunday, 8 March 2020, we’re offering you a crazy discounted entry fee of only R30 for the ever popular Zoo Trot.  Registration is at 07h00 sharp with the 5km or 10km walk or run at 07h30.  No zoo vouchers will be accepted.  Parking is available at the parkade at R15 per vehicle.

The first 500 trotters will receive a birthday cupcake so best you get there early. 

The Zoo Trot is ideal for those who seek ample space, a dose of clean, crisp air, tranquility and camaraderie.  Bring along your picnic blankie and basket and relax after the race.


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Look out for more birthday specials for the month of March, visit our social media platforms:

FB : The Johannesburg Zoo / Joburg Parks

Twitter: @joburgparkszoo

Instagram: @joburgparkszoo


Issued on behalf of

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo


Media enquiries can be directed to:

Noeleen Mattera: Stakeholder & Media Relations, Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo

T: 011 712-6722 / 07999 46345