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Cango Wildlife Ranch

#3 of 29 things to do in Oudtshoorn Features Animals
Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
+27 44 272 5593
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“big cats” (92 reviews)
“cheetah cubs” (75 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:30
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Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
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+27 44 272 5593
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Reviewed yesterday

A friend and I visited Oudtshoorn for the day and went to the Cango Wildlife Ranch. This is an amazing conservation facility. They focus on breeding programs for endangered species, relocation and education. The guides are extremely passionate, knowledgeable with warm personalities and open to...More

Thank Elfrida J
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think of this more as a conservation and education ranch than a 'zoo'. Its very well maintained and run and the guides are personable, humorous and knowledgable. The tour is just the right length, not so long that you lose interest. Its also very...More

Thank acekicker77
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch as well as taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased that you received our message and mission as a facility so well. Thank you for commending our work, facility...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kids had great fun viewing animals. Couldn't get them away from the interactive birds section. Great facilities. Highly recommended

Thank IzakMaritz
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for visiting our facility We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time with you family We hope to welcome you back soon Kind Regards,

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didn't have much time in Outshoorn, but we desperately wanted to see the cats and pat the cheetah cubs. We had wonderful guides. They were very knowledgeable and talked us through the breeding programs that they are running at Cango Wildlife Ranch. We learned...More

Thank Aquadebi
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for making time to come visit our facility. We pride ourselves through our education through conservation approach and we are delighted that we could share our information with you. Thank you for commending our guided tour and our work...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am not a fan of zoo's but the ranch is very well maintained and have a good selection of animals. The tour guide was funny and very knowledgeable. We only came to the ranch to do the crocodile cage diving. This experience was amazing!...More

Thank AWorldofWanderlust
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for giving our facility a chance. We are so happy that you decided to come to the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear that you had a...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited Cango Wildlife Ranch on 18th May 2017 as a part of 30-member tour group. We spent some two hours there. The.promoters claim to be conservation agency for cheetah, pygmy hippos etc. They have over 100 staff and about 90 wild animals, birds and...More

Thank KR V
CangoWildlifeTeam, Director of Sales at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Dear Visitor, Thank you for your review. It is unfortunate that you did not enjoy your time with us. We are an accredited Zoological facility with the primary focus and responsibility of educating the public on animals and the plights that they face in the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We may of been there at a bad time as a lot of tours, it was just ok, more like a zoo then a sanctuary, guide was lovely and great knowledge, it is what it is but wouldn't be going back personally I would suggest...More

Thank suzieq0310
Reviewed 1 week ago

I admit to being a little dubious of the term "Wildlife Ranch" and in fairness the fairground crocodile jaws entrance didn't help. My companion, however, was determined to get up close and personal with a cheetah, so what do my concerns matter. Once inside however...More

Thank Peter H
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Wow! What an awesome review. Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful time at our facility and had the opportunity to see, meet and learn more about our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living in SA, we don't look twice when we see a wild animal. However, this animal sanctuary had some nice surprises for me. Animal encounters with cheetah, young cheetah, lemars, snake and serval. We did the lemars and the family was greatly amused with these...More

Thank SamanthaNaidoo
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for visiting the Cango Wildlife Ranch. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful time at our facility and got to see and learn more about our beautiful animals. Thank you for allowing us to share this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheetah Land and Crocodile Farm at Cango Wildlife Ranch South Africa Priyanka Manish Jain Kolkata. Doing very nice work.

Thank Manish J
CangoWildlifeTeam, Tourism Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Thank you so much for visiting our facility and taking the time to write a review to commend the work we do. We hope to see you again in the future Kind Regards,

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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?
8 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?
9 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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