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Cango Wildlife Ranch

#3 of 28 things to do in Oudtshoorn Features Animals
191 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 5593
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Cango Wildlife Ranch is internationally recognised as one of South Africa’s premier tourism attractions. Conveniently situated en route to the Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn, the Ranch offers visitors a huge variety of awe-inspiring activities at one location for a value-packed price – suitable for the whole family and open 365 days a year! In addition to our wonderful encounter programs, where you can meet an ambassador cheetah, the ranch also offers two Firsts: Lemur Falls – the first interactive Lemur experience in Africa! - and Crocodile Cage Diving - a World First - where you can test your mettle against the dangerous gaze of a Nile Crocodile via a steel cage lowered into their watery domain! As a PAAZA (Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria) accredited facility, a proud member of WAZA(World Association of Zoos and Aquariums), and a multiple winner of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence, Cango Wildlife Ranch remains a unique world-class facility which strives to provide conservation through education by means of various conservation projects, initiatives and informative guided tours! A significant percentage of all proceeds go straight back into our conservation initiatives providing you with ethical and unforgettable fun and memories. For unlimited adventure for the whole family – visit Cango Wildlife Ranch!
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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“big cats” (92 reviews)
“cheetah cubs” (76 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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191 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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+27 44 272 5593
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is well laid out and professionally run. Our guide Oslin was excellent and very informative. The guides that took me on the cheetah experience were also very knowledgeable and safety conscious. There is a great variety of animals and things to do. Perfect...More

Thank JoBarnfather
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Thank you fir visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch and for taking the time to write this review. We are extremely pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time at our facility and had the amazing opportunity to meet with our ambassador Cheetah....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mostly friendly staff. Informed us of specials that we otherwise would have missed. Guide was trying hard, but felt like he was just reading a script. The park itself it well-maintained although the big cat enclosures are very small causing the larger cats visible distress....More

Thank Bradelz
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Thank you very much for your honest review. We appreciate each review, as it always helps us better ourselves where we can. Thank our for commending our staff as well as our facility. We are very happy to hear that you had the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to have my daughter's birthday at Cango Wildlife Ranch this year .No regrets whatsoever. The day and even was a complete success. I was particularly impressed by how graciously and warmly we were received, and treated by our waitress, Zenobia .She really truly went...More

Thank clairbear0902
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Firstly we would love to thank you for coincidence us for your daughter's birthday party, it was nothing but a pleasure to host you. Secondly, thank you so much for commending our staff members ; Zenobia , Will and Marie , on the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did visit and pet the young cheetahs which was a unique experience. The bird house is extraordinary because you can feed them for a nominal fee and they land all over your body.

Thank CoolMomTraveler
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Thank you for writing this review and for visiting our facility! We are delighted to her that you had the amazing opportunity to meet our ambassador cheetah as well as our magical birds. We hope to welcome you back soon Kind Regards,

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing experience, the guides are very knowledgeable, also making the guided tour fun and educational.More

Thank lydias899
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good day Thank you so much for visiting our facility and taking the time to write this review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing experience at the Cango Wildlife Ranch and found our tours to be educational and fun as that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed seeing all the animals. Our guide Francesca was very knowledgeable. We did the Lemur experience and it was amazing.More

Thank Mommavajda
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Firstly we would like to thank you for visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch and taking the time to write a review. Secondly, we are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at our facility and that you had the opportunity...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a big variety of wildlife, small to big, friendly to scary a chance to get real near and touch, but some time to waitMore

Thank shalon2711
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review , good or bad , we value your opinion as it helps us to better our facility continuously. We are delighted to hear that you had a great time at the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the rather "kitsch" entrance (!) which seemed to aim this attraction at children, we four adults had a great visit to this lovely conservation facility. Our friends from England finally got to see their "leopard up a tree", as well as cheetahs, white lions,...More

Thank Shelley C
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Thank you so much for visiting our facility and writing a review, we value your opinion. We are happy to hear that you had a great time here at the Cango Wildlife ranch and had the opportunity to meet and experience our wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Entrance fees is R160 and worth every penny. Tour Guides are very good and knowledgable. Quite a few animals to look up close.More

Thank Amit P
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assitant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for the visit to our facility. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time here at the Cango Wildlife Ranch as well as our guided tours. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a very nice animal park with interesting little paths and corners. The tour guide was friendly and informative. There is a wide range of animals. Entrance fee is bit expensive but worth spending.More

Thank louiselategan
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourims Assitant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day Thank you for visiting our facility as well as taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time with your family. We would also like to thank you for commending our guided tours. Regarding...More

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nicole_henry508
Is this a doable day trip from Cape Town?
27 December 2016|
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Response from CangoWildlifeTeam | Property representative |
Good morning! Oudtshoorn is about 450km from Cape Town, so a day trip might be a bit tight, as we also want you to be able to spend enough time here to ensure a well-rounded visit. Our beautiful town does however, offer... More
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Chantal W
Do you still offer the tiger cub interaction?
9 November 2016|
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Response from packyderm | Reviewed this property |
There were several interactions. Well organised but you take the animals as you find them.
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Kimberly B
Is there an age requirement for the croc cage diving?
10 August 2016|
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Response from CangoWildlifeTeam | Property representative |
Good morning! Yes, our age restriction is 5 - 13 years with a guardian and 14 years and older can go on their own. Please also note that our cage diving will only open up again by mid-September as crocodiles are really... More
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