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Address: 1 Maluti Avenue | Bainsvlei, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 72 905 3457
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Description: We are all about wild cats for big cat lovers. If you are looking for a...
We are all about wild cats for big cat lovers. If you are looking for a jaw dropping, hands on and heart warming experience, then Cheetah Experience is a must. Here we conserve endangered species, with a special focus on the conservation and breeding of the cheetah. Other species include lions, leopards, servals, caracals and wolves.Tour times are as follows:Tuesday - Sunday: 11am, 12pm,2pm, 3pmModay: ClosedWe do tours for children (under 12) on Saturdays and Sundays at 10am.
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I volunteered here for 2 weeks and it just wasn't long enough , I decided to volunteer at cheetah experience as it had always been an African dream of mine and after my younger... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
Sarah-Louise-Hay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I volunteered here for 2 weeks and it just wasn't long enough , I decided to volunteer at cheetah experience as it had always been an African dream of mine and after my younger brother passed away who was also an animal fanatic I thought you know what I'm going to do it for the both of us... My time... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I went with a group of 12 people. We made reservations weeks in advance. The staff kept rushing us through the tour and took the cubs in before we could play with them. According to one staff member, the cubs are usually taken inside for the night around 5:00 PM but the day we were visiting, the cubs were taken... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I wanted to come to cheetah experience to experience what my daughter has come to help at for the past four years. The work that is done here for the love and conservation of these precious animals is incredible. The staff work incredibly hard and involve the volunteers in all manners of caring for the animals. As a visitor to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have just returned from my 6th trip to Cheetah Experience as a volunteer. My 7th and 8th tris already in the planning! Words cannot really do this place justice, you have to go there and experience the magic for yourself, and you won't be disappointed! The animals come first at this project which is so full of love. They... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Volunteering at Cheetah Experience was amazing. I volunteered for 2 weeks and loved the atmosphere. We provided care not only for Cheetah's but for other big (and small) cats such as lions, caracals, servals, along with any number of other stray animals that may turn up and need care. From feeding the animals to cleaning the enclosures - everything was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Best place in the world to visit, so much love for the animals, and most awesome people. A place were you find you can find yourself and just be.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I volunteered at Cheetah Experience 2 years ago and am going back to do it again! The staff is very friendly and the animals are well-loved. I met so many amazing people. As a volunteer, you also get time to spend with the big cats, which is pretty life-changing. I look forward to returning in a couple of months.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

I visited Cheetah Experience for 3 weeks as a volunteer, helping out with the animals and especially the education of the public towards conservation and our efforts. It was a life changing experience for me, working with such passionate people and wonderful animals. It has lit a spark in me to do everything I can to help the animals of... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I have always loved any wildlife but more the beautiful Cheetah. A few years ago I heard about Cheetah Experience. We took the bus from Durban to Bloemfontein. We got to spend the day with the Cheetah and a few young lions. What a day!!! I really NEED to go back...maybe one day I will be lucky. Riana and her... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

Visited with GB U19 rifle team. We were late to visit due to a delay so couldn't get as much interaction as we would've liked but that was our fault for being late as cuddling wild cats just before feeding is not a good idea! Our tour guide was excellent! She was one of the full time staff and afterwards... More 

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