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Cango Wildlife Ranch

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191 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 5593
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Well worth a visit

Really good experience, the guided tour was brilliant and we loved our lemur interaction... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
celeryuk
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Fantastic place

We recahed this place at 4:30, 30 mins before closing and they were nice enough to still offer the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dewanshi b
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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!
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheetah cubs” (82 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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191 Baron Van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
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+27 44 272 5593
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really good experience, the guided tour was brilliant and we loved our lemur interaction experience. Park facilities are very good. thank you!

Thank celeryuk
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Day Thank you for the short but very sweet review. Much appreciated! Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We recahed this place at 4:30, 30 mins before closing and they were nice enough to still offer the private tour and the cheetah experience. The animals are well cared of and they really care about making a difference.

Thank dewanshi b
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Day Yes! Every visitor is important to us and we always go the extra mile. Thank you for your visit! Hope to see you again. Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Ranch Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily we arrived (bought standard entry with guided tour) when the next tour was starting. Our guide was amazing (cant remember name sorry! he was tall with a beard); funny and informative and open to all questions. We enjoyed the ranch a lot more than...More

Thank Dawn L
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Day! You are probably referring to Winston :-), he is a great guide. We will be sure to pass along your compliment to him - thank you. So glad you had a great time at the ranch and we hope to see you again....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived here quite late in the day, but it was still plenty of time to see and experience most of the wildlife, plus we had the place almost all to ourselves. My favorites were the crocodiles, snakes and all the “big cats”. We also...More

Thank Karim M
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Day Your review is much appreciated. Heartwarming to know you had a great time at our facility. Wishing you a wonderful rest of 2018 Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Ranch Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but very worthwhile place to visit. Lots to see and do. Very family orientated. Animals all looked healthy and happy. Our guide was very entertaining and informative. You can take a guided tour and then wander around at leisure afterwards.

Thank Eddie W
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Day A jam packed message of positiveness! Thank you!! Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Ranch Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience. The guide was incredible and we saw every big cat awake. I totally recommend this. And, if you can, pay for a encounter with an animal. The junior cheetas are beautiful.

Thank Aldi F
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Day Your review means a lot to us! And thank you for your visit. We hope to see you again! Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Ranch Team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed seeing the big cats, although my 8 year old daughter was disappointed that she was not old enough to do the cheetah encounter and touch the animals. The meerkats were cute and it was fun watching some people do the crocodile cage dive....More

Thank Chris C
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Day Thank you for taking the time out to review us, and thank you for your visit. Please visit us again - perhaps when your daughter is old enough to visit the cheetahs safely. Have a great week. Kind regards The Cango Widlife Ranch...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing ranch that was really committed to conservation of wildlife. A great range of experiences to do that were run very professionally. The croc dive is a must!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day walking through the interactive enclosures. The tour with Sarah was excellent and we just loved her accent and attitude!! Unfortunately she didn’t have an easy job with some rowdy kids but was well able to handle them! My 13 year old...More

Thank dublinwork
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Day We are happy to hear you had a great day spent at our facility. It is so important to us that children leave with a positive message regarding the animals that call Cango Wildlife Ranch their home. We can assure you that our...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beauty and a lot of character. The tour is very informative and a lot of the information is up to date and on point with current affairs. The animals look healty and very happy, well look after. The turtle resturant has great food, bit pricey...More

Thank sassysunel
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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Day What a precious review - thank you! We are indeed striving for greatness....every single day in the life of Cango Wildlife Ranch. The fact that you were able to recognize that, is very touching. Hopefully you will be able to visit us again...More

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docgpk123
13 December 2017|
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Response from CangoWildlifeTeam | Property representative |
Good Day Thank you for contacting us. Children younger than 14 participating in the applicable encounters must be accompanied by an adult. For the cheetah encounter children need to be 12yrs of age or older and at least 1.5... More
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nicole_henry508
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
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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