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Zanchieta Wild Cat Farm

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Animal heaven

Had a lovely two night stay at Zanchieta. Very welcoming, good food, accommodation was excellent... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Bigcatz
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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
A haven for rescued cats

We spent one night at Zanchieta on the way to Kruger. I am normally not a fan of enclosed lions... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
yvonne1506
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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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31 Aug 2018
“Animal heaven”
27 Aug 2018
“A haven for rescued cats”
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Helena road | Bainsvlei / Waterbron, Bloemfontein 9338, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Had a lovely two night stay at Zanchieta. Very welcoming, good food, accommodation was excellent. I stayed in Room 9 which is near the lions. Queen bed, large bathroom with bath and huge shower! Very clean and lovely view of the lions and farm. Very...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

We spent one night at Zanchieta on the way to Kruger. I am normally not a fan of enclosed lions, but all these lions have been rescued from various places and cannot be returned to the wild. When walking around the enclosures when can get...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

What an awesome experience! Our guide Mieke was fantastic using heaps of humour in our tour. She told us all the quirky traits of the animals and was quite informative too. Loved it and would highly recommend this.

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Zanchieta, Manager at Zanchieta Wild Cat Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you Yvonne C. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again. Regards Zanchieta Team

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Zanchieta is a hidden gem and we definitely got more than we bargained for. Listening to the lions at night, relaxing on the lawn and having the freedom to roam the farm was such a blessing. We had 3 meals a day and enjoyed the...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed the best Wild Cat Experience. to be so close to these beautiful creatures who are lovingly cared for. we will definitely visit again. thank you

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Zanchieta, Manager at Zanchieta Wild Cat Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

We thank you. See you soon.

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Definitely a great place to see cats up close!! Lots of rehabilitation of animals that society has not taken care of. Well done Zanchieta team!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a meeting with friend and visited Zanchieta the cats are beautiful. The roars of the lions were amazing. Food delicious

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