Cango Wildlife Ranch

Cango Wildlife Ranch, Oudtshoorn: Hours, Address, Cango Wildlife Ranch Reviews: 4.5/5

Cango Wildlife Ranch
4.5
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
About
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!
Suggested duration
2-3 hours
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Rika Ellis
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Well wirth the money! DONT MISS THIS
Jun 2021 • Family
My baby's birthday wish was to go to the "farm with the wild animals" that the friendly lady we met works at. So we took het to the @cangowildliferanch and boy did they have a blast. Thank you to ED our tour guide your presentation was educational and entertaining, we had an amazing time. Even my 4 month old enjoyed the little parrots flying over her in the parrot cage. We will definitely be returning even if it is just for those delicious milkshakes and the hilarious guy working at the restaurant! Thanx @cangowildliferanch for making dreams come true.
Written 27 June 2021
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Marlene B
1 contribution
Amazing
May 2021
My daughter was so amazed by what she saw and what she learned. She learned there are many different living creatures on our planet. And we need to love all. A tremendous adventure that becomes an intergral part of her growth. I would support any adventure that she takes with this organization.
Written 16 June 2021
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Charlene P
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Great memories made!
May 2021 • Couples
We did a guided tour with Tenielle and had an amazing experience. She was very knowledgeable and it felt as if she honestly went out of her way to ensure we had a great experience. All the staff were friendly and the facilities were great. I highly recommend a visit and doing a tour. Ours included an animal interaction which was so special. We really had a memorable time.
Written 29 May 2021
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heinengela
Somerset West, South Africa17 contributions
Cango Wildlife Range Family experience
May 2021
The staff and experience was very good.
We did a Lemur and Boa Constrictor one-on-one and my daughter of 5 loved both.
The food however was a bit of a let down and in some of the facilities you can see that Covid and reduced visitor numbers has had an effect on the upkeep of the facilities. It is sad as this facility does so much for the preservation of wildlife in general.

The staff is excellent
The animals are excellent
The overall experience was excellent
Written 25 May 2021
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NJC112
Mossel Bay, South Africa99 contributions
"Ed"tertaining
May 2021 • Family
Ed our tour guide was so entertaining and knowledgeable, it made our first time visit so well worth it!

Cango Wildlife Ranch is a must see attraction. The animals seem very happy and relaxed. You can see they are well taken care of. There are a lot of activities for the kids and the restaurants offer value for money.
Written 2 May 2021
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Christiaan Daniëls
1 contribution
Family getaway
Apr 2021 • Family
Awesome service everytime.I did an encounter today and the gentlemen that took me made me so comfortable that I didnt even fear the cheetahs.From the reception staff,Charl the guide and Stephen,Louis and Jowellyn you guys rock.Special thanks to Melony and the marketing lady🤔forgot her name,but most deffenitly enjoyed it
Written 17 April 2021
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Kelly
Uitenhage, South Africa16 contributions
Visit
Apr 2021 • Couples
It was a great experience. The tour was very informative and our guide, Makeda, was brilliant. There are various encounters with animals to choose from. I was fortunate enough to be the third person who had a vulture encounter. Delano and the two ladies who assisted with the vultures were very professional. All the animals are in great condition. Will definitely return to have more close encounters with the animals.
Written 3 April 2021
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ShanePaulssen
3 contributions
Best Zoo Yet!
Mar 2021 • Family
First of all, we would like to thank Carmen Ellis for making our VIP Tour at the Cango Wildlife Ranch possible. Without her cooperation, we would not have had the day we had.

Second, our greatest appreciation to each member of the staff that assisted us on the day. We truly had an amazing day and it would not have been possible without each of the staff. From the lady at the entrance to the tour guide to the caregivers to the restaurant staff, and all the other members involved.

With the help of each and every one of the staff, we were able to do everything we had set out to do! A special thank you to the staff who took the time out of their schedule to help look after the children so that we could all enjoy the encounters. We really do appreciate it and will definitely never forget it.

We feel truly blessed to have been able to gain all this knowledge on how the Ranch is run as well as all the behind-the-scenes information. Understanding what goes into the running of an operation such as this, makes us only more appreciative of the work you guys do! The invaluable lessons learned will be with us for the rest of our lives and as for my daughter, the experience has only pushed her to work harder in becoming a veterinarian! For that, we would like to offer a special thank you to the Zoological Manager, Craig Gouws, who, through his knowledge and kind-demeanor, have left a lasting impression on her!

Each and every member of our group had a great time and will be speaking of this experience at many family gatherings to come. Definitely one of the best zoos that I have visited in my lifetime!!!

Keep up the great work and hopefully, we will be able to come to visit again in the near future.
Written 2 April 2021
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ncock831215
95 contributions
A STOP OVER
Mar 2021
We were advised that we could travel through and see animals but had to park and then various options to pay for and found this quite expensive for locals
Written 24 March 2021
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Andrew H
Durbanville, South Africa80 contributions
Amazing encouters
Mar 2021 • Couples
We have just had the most awesome experience with Bianca, Jowellen and ED. Ed was our Tour Guide around the park. So much info and knowledge about the animals we learnt a lot. Then Bianca and Jowellen took us into the Cheetah enclosure to have an up close encounter with 2 cheetahs. Then we got to feed the leopard too. Definitely a must see when you are in Oudtshoorn and the Klein Karoo
Written 17 March 2021
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