We liked that place because we saw how well people care for the endangered species and you see some animals in a wild area which are hard to spot in the Krüger National Park
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The best thing about this private reserve is the help they are giving the animals. I was so happy to see the two Rhinoceros had been saved after someone had poached them for their horns. They also had some wild dogs that were going to...More
Cottage stay was thoroughly enjoyable. Loved the view over Kampana reserve water holes (including the visiting lions), and the close viewing of the cheetahs at the Wildlife Centre. Enjoyed the well equipped cottage, cosy upstairs veranda. Cheetah tour of the Wildlife Centre was very informative.
The tour takes 2 hours and the guide give you a lot of informations on all the endangered species they have at the center. They have a fantastic program for cheetahs rehabilitation and other animals as well. It is really great to see that they...More
The extent of the conservation work being done at HESC is extensive - visitors here support this work in so many ways - better understanding, opportunity to ask questions. Pack a camera with a good lens, sunscreen and wear comfy clothes. We loved the tour...More
Let's be clear. This is not a safari. This is rehab center, but with animals in zoo condition, not in open spaces. the price is high. The driving/guiding could be replaced with an audio tape with nothing to lose. Of course, if you want to...More
Dear Yves R Thank you for taking the time to submit a review on your visit to the centre. We regret to hear that you did not enjoy your tour of HESC. We are indeed a rehabilitation centre as you observed, and houses and cares...More
We were lucky enough to stay at one of the centres cottages located within the park, the cottage "Kulas Cottage" was very well laid out with its own access gate right next to a Cheetah enclosure. The interior of the cottage is very basic and...More
We stayed in Khulna cottage at the centre, it is a lovely experience and such a great place. You do need to be prepared for a lot of night time noises and very limited electricity, but well worth the experience. Hearing the different animals at...More