Capacity: 20 to 50 guests
Availability: Not available on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays

Walk through a tropical garden to the Hippo Hide – a thatched lapa overlooking the beautiful hippo pools. It is just a short stroll away from the pygmy hippo enclosures.

This open air venue can accommodate up to 50 seated guests and is perfect for entertaining VIP guests with a stylish braai, while enjoying the nocturnal activities of our hippos beneath the waterfall.


blue blooded creatures

Unlike mammals, spiders, snails and octopi have blue blood. This is because the hemocyanin molecule that oxygen is bound to in these animals contains copper, which gives their blood the blue colour