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Review of Lion Park, Johannesburg by candzjay

Advantages: natural environment, great day out, family friendly
Disadvantages: price is a little high

The Johannesburg Lion Park is only about 30 minutes drive from my parents’ house, so we’ve been a few times – at least twice with family from New Zealand and Austria – and each time has been worth it. Our latest trip was a few years ago, while my Unc ... Read review

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I would love to go here! by daniella2010
Fab review! by hannahmc3

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15.10.2010 23:16
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Take an umbrella! :)
Review of Johannesburg Zoo, Johannesburg by candzjay

Advantages: good prices, huge variety of animals
Disadvantages: possibly too big for one day!

The Johannesburg zoo is kind of a cultural part of everyone’s lives in Johannesburg – if you haven’t been there, you haven’t lived! My first visit was when I was 7 years old. I was in grade 1 of primary school and it was our first school trip. My m ... Read review

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Another exceptional review. You're making me feel all nostalgic about South Africa now! by psychstudent1
Great Review. :) by Novabug
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12.10.2010 23:17
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Take a spare change of clothes :)
Review of Gold Reef City, Johannesburg by candzjay

Advantages: variety of rides, family friendly
Disadvantages: queues and gross bathrroms

...from South Africa originally, visiting Gold Reef City is a must. The first time I ever went to Gold Reef, I was around 15, and thankfully tall enough for all of the rides! My last visit was about 3 years ago with my husband, along with my parents ... Read review

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Brilliant! by liolia79
Fab review. This just isn't my kind of thing though, so I wasn't even tempted when I lived in SA. by psychstudent1

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09.10.2010 23:16
My Vacation to Johannesburg, South Africa
Review of Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) by ciaogirl7

Advantages: very sunny, friendly environment, moderate prices, fun place.
Disadvantages: sometimes it could get too crowded because there are lots of people.

When I was a little girl, around seven years old, my family and I went for a vacation in Johannesburg in South Africa to visit some relatives. It was amazing. Johannesburg is a really great place. There is usually lots of sunshine, although there was lig ... Read review

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More info for a higher rate by 1st2thebar
Sorry for the low rating - there isn't much here that would help an informed decision on whether to visit this city or not. by plipplopfromdooyoo

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02.06.2010 19:18
Travel Review: Bob's Bunkhouse
Review of Bobs Bunkhouse, Johannesburg by borderjumpers

Advantages: social envrionment, friendly
Disadvantages: Far from city, filthy, no local restaurants

Travel Review for Bob's Bunkhouse in Johannesburg (we are currently blogging from across Africa at www.borderjumpers.org). Two Stars of Five http://borderjumpers1.blogspot.com/2010/01/travel-review-bobs-bunkhouse.html We stayed at Bob's Bunkhouse bec ... Read review

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bunker is very appropiatte for backpacking in Joburg.lol by thedevilinme
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01.02.2010 23:40
There are dangerous places in Jo'burg
Review of Johannesburg by AndrewField

Advantages: Bustling hubbub of a city
Disadvantages: Could be limited in activites

Safety is always one of the major aspects of any tourist visiting Johannesburg. Like any major city there are the dangerous areas but in the case there are more than other major cities. Tourists will be very safe if they stay on well troden paths and do n ... Read review

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Sorry but there is not enough information or opinion in this review to make it helpful from the point of view of someone looking at making a purchase. If you update please leave a message in my guestbook and I will return to re-rate. by TheHairyGodmother

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12.06.2009 14:44
Mi Casa Su Casa - terribly managed guesthouse in Meville, JNB
Review of Mi Casa Su Casa On 9Th, Johannesburg by travellingafrica

Advantages: good location, nice asthetics
Disadvantages: terrible management

All three micasasucasa guesthouses are well located in the Melville area of Jo-berg. But this is where all optimism ends. The guesthouse is poorly managed - they promise adequate parking, hot water, cable and internet but none are actually delivered. The ... Read review

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How appalling, sounds like something out of Fawlty Towers! by thereddragon
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01.06.2009 20:10
Must see place for all children
Review of Bunny Park, Johannesburg by lukemillo1

Advantages: Bunnys!!!!
Disadvantages: Having to leave

...animals. There are many types of bunny parks, these are like the parks in England but they breed rabbits, birds and sometimes have other types of animals. The one that i visited ... Read review

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Sounds like a nice place to visit by just.bcoz
What a lovely place to visit. Thanks for sharing the information. J. by headcase44
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04.03.2008 21:20
Everything you want to know about South Africa!!!
Review of Museum Africa, Johannesburg by lukemillo1

Advantages: Feels like you were in South Africa at the time
Disadvantages: Strange opening times

A nice day out! If you like african arts this is alot better than any of this modern art we have now days. this has a wide viarity of different exhibits to look at including paintings, photos and objects from all parts of the country. If you want to k ... Read review

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You are lucky to be able to visit these nice places. Enjoy them whilst you are young and thanks for giving me an insight to them.Thanks.J.x by headcase44
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04.03.2008 21:07
Must see attraction!!! Gold reef city
Review of Gold Reef City, Johannesburg by lukemillo1

Advantages: See how gold is made
Disadvantages: Can get crowded

...isnt ther to love about gold and the process of making it,think of disney world but for an older audience. Eve ... Read review

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04.03.2008 00:46
A must see attraction!!Lion park
Review of Lion Park, Johannesburg by lukemillo1

Advantages: Close up to lions
Disadvantages: bad is car has no a/c

A must see!! this is a great place to take any member of the family for a day out. The entrance fee is cheap especially if you are converting english money it costs about £2 a person or the day. Who thought you could be so excited in ure car! You can lite ... Read review

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Not the best idea to use text speak in a consumer review and it would look better if you ran your text through a spell checker as there are quite a few typos. Do let me know if you edit/update and I'll be happy to come back for another read :) by anonymili
much more helpful.....have re-rated! by cobainkurdt

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04.03.2008 00:38
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Discover the Beginning of Johanessburg
Review of Gold Reef City, Johannesburg by nikolo21

Advantages: fun rides, unique experiences, great entertainment and food
Disadvantages: NONE!

Gold Reef City is a wonderful experience combining a historically significant theme to a modern theme park. The city of Johannesburg's story begins with the discovery of Gold and for the average tourist or for the cultural enthusiast a trip down into the ... Read review

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29.06.2007 10:57
Deninately go!!
Review of Zoo Lodge Backpackers, Johannesburg by Spieler

Advantages: Friendly staff, great location, excellent garden & bbq area
Disadvantages: Bar needs to be better stocked

...on and off at Africa's Zoo Lodge over the last couple of weeks and are suitably impressed. The lodge has been revamped over the last year or so. The staff is helpful, the location perfect to explore Johannesburg and the facilities clean. Wh ... Read review

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sorry for the low rating but this review is crying out for loads and loads more information. Have a look around at similar reviews to see what is required and if you update, please do not hesitate to drop me a line in my guestbook and i will happily come back and re-rate :o) by TheHairyGodmother
It's hard to be impressed with a review that has a typo in the first word of the title. It shows a certain lack of care. by danielse

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28.05.2007 17:19
(28.05.2007 17:02)
Look elsewhere
Review of Zoo Lodge Backpackers, Johannesburg by smithtravelsss

Advantages: location OK
Disadvantages: poor condition, manager a serious problem

We booked several nights for a group while working on a project in one of the townships. We wanted someplace safe and not too rowdy, although members of our group are reasonably tolerant and some have traveled widely with primitive accomodations. The outs ... Read review

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I'm sorry to hear that you did not like it, as we had a good experience there. It seems as if they have stuck in quite a bit of work to make the place better. by Spieler
sounds delightful! by helencbradshaw

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04.08.2006 21:31
Gold Reef City
Review of Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) by martinhw

Advantages: Location, Easy Access, Inexpensive, Historic
Disadvantages: Limited availability of rides and attractions to children under 5

A growing number of people make their way to Gold Reef City every year. With the theme park, the apartheid museum and the casino facilities, the complex has shown itself over and over again, as a popular hang out and family fun paradise. Gold Reef Cit ... Read review

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Sounds like an interesting place but I think this review's in the wrong place. It's under the reviews for Jo'burg airport so should probably get moved. Mike by StereoMike1983
Sounds like a wonderful place! Needs more info for higher ratings but good review xx by Allyalcock

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02.03.2006 19:10
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