Rietvlei Zoo Farm is a beautiful farm that is located in the South of Johannesburg and offers a wide range of recreation, education and family outdoor activities. The picnic/braai areas are set in the most tranquil settings on the farm, surrounded by natural wetlands, large willow trees and beautiful lawns, where you can enjoy the outdoors.

Rietvlei Zoo Farm’s picnic area is the perfect place to have a family, group or school for a picnic or braai, kids birthday party, school outing, birthday, company or other function. There is an entrance fee payable to enter the Picnic Area as a day visitor. Activities include farmyard, bird aviary, pony rides, tractor rides, putt putt, steam train rides, mini zipline, jungle gyms and edu-talks. Bring your picnic baskets, camping chairs, tables, umbrella/gazebo and picnic blanket and come enjoy a day of fun and relaxation! Benches are limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis. For your party or event, you can book and hire a venue from a choice of seventeen Lapas and four Terraces in the picnic area or two Halls (venue hire).

All our venues are self-catering and you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks, décor and extra entertainment or team building activities. You can picnic or bring your own braai or hire a drum braai from the farm office. Recreation activities include: cycling trails, walk/run trails, cross country trails, soccer, womens bootcamp, crossfit, dancing, kickboxing, golf driving range, nursery, carwash, including a choice of three restaurants. View our Full Price List for more details and booking procedures.

We invite you to bring your school to Rietvlei Zoo Farm to spend a day outdoors!

Our prices are as follows:
Entrance fee for adult/teacher: R30 per person
Entrance fee for children: R20 per person
Pony Rides: R10 each
Tractor Rides: R10 each
Putt Putt: R10 each
Mini Zipline: R10 each
Train Rides: R15 each
Edu-talk: R10 each (farmyard & bird aviary general information)
Walking Trails: R10 each
Creative Crafts: R25 per child – create a craft and take home

Bookings are Essential!
Contact Angel Radebe at the farm office.
Tel: 011 0124 1512 or email