National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

The 85-hectare Zoo in Pretoria houses 3117 specimens of 209 mammal species, 1358 specimens of 202 bird species, 3871 specimens of 190 fish species, 388 specimens of 4 invertebrate species, 309 specimens of 93 reptile species, and 44 specimens of 7 amphibian species. 

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is the largest zoo in the country and the only one with national status.


Manhattan Hotel

Single room: R990.00 / Twin room: R1,200.00

The Manhattan Hotel has been selected as the official Attractions Africa accommodation partner. It is the closet hotel to the Pretoria Gautrain station (250 metres from their doorstep). They offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from a 5km radius of the hotel (this includes the conference venue – National Zoological Gardens of South Africa).

Accommodation at Manhattan Hotel can be booked via the conference registration system. Rates quoted are per room, per night, including breakfast, including 14% VAT and the compulsory 1% Government Tourism Levy.

All reservations are made on a “first come, first served” basis and terms and conditions do apply. The stated room rates were valid through 8 May 2017. In order to finalise your accommodation booking, the full amount due is required in advance or a completed credit card authorisation form must be submitted.