Rietvlei Zoo Farm

Rietvlei Zoo Farm is a beautiful farm that is located in the South of Johannesburg and focuses on recreation, education and family outdoor activities.

Rietvlei Zoo Farms picnic areas are set in the most tranquil settings on the farm, surrounded by natural wetlands, large willow and oak trees and beautiful green gardens, where you can relax and enjoy the sunshine and outdoors.


Rietvlei Zoo Farm is the perfect place to have a family picnic or braai! Bring your picnic baskets, camping chairs, tables, umbrella/gazebo and picnic blanket and come enjoy a day of fun and relaxation! You can picnic or bring your own braai or hire from the farm office. 


Activities include: 9-hole putt-putt course, carnival fun rides, pony rides and tractor cart rides. Children can feed the farmyard animals by purchasing veggie packs, or visit the bird aviary.Watch the ducks waddle their way around or bring a soccer ball, set up a volley ball net or a cricket pitch and challenge your family to a game.


You are welcome to bring your bicycles and explore the farm trails or put on your walking shoes and try the fun walking / running trails.


Entrance Fees to the Picnic/Braai area are as follows:
R30 Adult (12 years and older), R20 Children (Under 12 Years), R10 Pensioners (over 60).
Entrance to the picnic area is R40 per vehicle or you can park your vehicle at the entrance parking at no charge.


Book your Party, Wedding, Kitchen Tea, Celebration, Fun Day, Corporate or Social Function, Special Event, or School Outing at Rietvlei Zoo Farm. There are various options to choose from: Choose an outdoor area and set up your own Gabezo / Marquee or Hire one of 15 Lapas, 3 Terraces and 2 Halls. For a FULL PRICE LIST and more information, please Contact the Farm office.



For those that don't want to pack a picnic basket, you can have light meals at our Lady Marmelade Tea Garden or purchase takeaways from our Zippity Zoo tuck shop. Sit or picnic under the trees while you enjoy your meal.

To get fit you can join one of the various organization that operate at Rietvlei Zoo Farm: Cycle Hub & Vlei Trails, Cross Fit Southern Suburbs, Adventure Boot Camp for Ladies, Joburg Harriers Running Club, Run/Walk for Life or try the 5km community parkrun on Saturday mornings at 8am. Detailed maps of the Cycle Trails are available from The Cycle Hub, and Walk/Run/Dog Trails from The Farm office.

Our Dukes Dog Academy welcomes people with their dogs to come walk or train their dogs in a specified area and enjoy some fresh air and open space with your pet. We even have a Dog Hiking Trail.

If you feeling stressed or need some pampering , visit the The Ultimate Day Spa for a full range of body massage packages, manicures, pedicures or try the weight loss iLipo programme.

Other activities or tenants include: Fun Fishing, Keengro Nursery, Car Wash, Driving School and Grace Trinity School for Girls – view more details on their pages.

For affordable accommodation, school camps, church camps and back to basics getaways, find out more about our Campsite Rondawels at Rietlvei Zoo Farm via the farm office.

Schools are welcome to book School Outings by enjoying a day trip to Rietvlei Zoo Farm. Corporate are welcome to book the farm for Special Events. Contact the Farm office for more information.


Contact - Rietvlei Zoo Farm office:
Tel: 011 867-0143 or 011 024 024 1512

or email: info@rietvleifarm.co.za and download the directions.

Come relax and enjoy the beautiful settings of Rietvlei Zoo Farm!


Contact Us

Tel: 011 024 1512/4
Cell:079 041 1488
Address:Swartkoppies Rd,
Between Alberton and Mulbarton
Alberton R554
GPS: Decimal GPS:
-26° 18' 44.4234"
28° 4' 46.776"

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