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De Wildt Shingwedzi Cheetah Ranch

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Great experience!!

WOW....what an experience. Something I won't forget. Seeing and interacting with the cheetahs was... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2018
Pretoria, South Africa
A wonderful experience

What an experience it was, the cheetah run was very fascinating and so was the tour. The guide was... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
R516 | About 40km West of Bela Bela Off the Road to Thabazimbi, Bela Bela, South Africa
+27 87 751 4001
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

WOW....what an experience. Something I won't forget. Seeing and interacting with the cheetahs was a great experience. The animals was well looked after. The personnel was friendly and well informed. GREAT OUTING!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hantsie
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Many years back I often spent weekends at this farm, in total awe of the beautiful setting, the animals, the accommodation and the people running this precious initiative. Things seem to have changed but it's still a good experience and worth visiting the "what to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

What an experience it was, the cheetah run was very fascinating and so was the tour. The guide was very informed and could answer every question asked. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was also amazing to see how much the sanctuary has done...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tursham
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We went on a 3 hour tour through the sanctuary and enjoyed it so much. The people are all so friendly and our guide was well-informed and knowledgeable. Money well spent!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martie D
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 11:00 with young family and parked outside reception. A worker with a unsafe vehicle asked me to go with him to the site and leave my family behind, I refused and advised that I would follow. He refused thus I left obviously concerned...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Davericado1437
Reviewed 4 October 2017

I would like to acknowledge the fantastic service we received from Edith and Phillip at FeraCare. My wife and I braved the 20+ kilometres of sand road to get to the facility. Not knowing what to expect, they exceeded our wildest expectations. Edith was a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Craig G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Super experience with genuinely passionate staff. Loved the wild dogs and Anatolian shepherd. Learning about their work with cheetahs is very interesting.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kate W
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We went for the 10am tour. My family were able to stroke Nova the Cheetah, while the tour guide took my noisy 2 yr old off to look at some tree :) They even let me 4yr old stoke the Cheetah with my husband which...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LLB83
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Last year we visited de Wildt Shhingwedzi Cheetah Ranch so see Africa's fastest predators get a good workout. Completely awesome experience, kids loved it and had an absolute ball running around and filiming the cheetahs run. Not cheap for a group of 4, but definitely...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mak084makownp
Reviewed 26 March 2017

More than just Cheetah, Wild Dogs, Jackel , Porcupines Fox, Owls, aimed at conservation and protection well worth calling in but be aware of the 25 km gravel road to the gate

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank nigel b
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Quentin V
20 November 2017|
Response from Craig G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, check there facebook page, Feracare wildlife centre.