Meet The Locals
Meet some of the colourful characters at the Montecasino Bird Gardens
We are serious about the safety of you’re and your familglia! The Bird Gardens is closed until further notice. We are temporarily closed to help minimise the risk of spreading Covid-19.
For great family entertainment, come and experience the wonder of the Montecasino Bird Gardens - the only bird park of its kind in Africa and Jo'burg's best-kept secret. See some of the most beautiful birds in our Main Aviary, and keep an eye out for our other locals while roaming the gardens.
Oliver our Southern White Pelican
Oliver is the Star of the Flight of Fantasy Bird Show. He is also the biggest bird that we have in our show. Pelicans are known as the scavengers of the oceans and also co-operative hunters.
They are found ONLY on the island of Madagascar and nowhere else. You can see these Endangered Lemurs in the Bird Gardens.
Meet one of the slowest animals on the planet!
The two-toed Sloth of South American is pretty slow, as it only moves approximately 1 kilometre in a month.
Our beautiful Chameleons
Come and test your spotting skills and see if you can find our chameleons on display.