South Africa
  • Gauteng (Johannesburg & Surrounds)
  • KwaZulu-Natal (Durban)
  • Western Cape (Cape Town)
  • Eastern Cape
  • Mpumalanga
  • North West
  • Free State
  • Northern Cape
  • Limpopo
Rest of Africa
  • Nigeria
  • Mozambique
  • Kenya
  • Zambia
  • Tanzania
Middle East &
Indian Ocean
  • Seychelles
  • United Arab Emirates

Meet The Locals

Meet some of the colourful characters at the Montecasino Bird Gardens

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.

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. 

Red-Ruffed Lemur

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.

Toco Toucan...flying paw-paw?

These beautiful charismatic birds of the Amazon Rainforest are sure to put a smile on your face. Meet Tango in our Flight of Fantasy Bird Show. 

Our beautiful Chameleons

Come and test your spotting skills and see if you can find our chameleons on display.