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Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Address: Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)44 272 5593
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Description: Cango Wildlife Ranch is internationally recognised as one of South...
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 animal encounter programs, where you can stroke a cheetah and touch a tiger, 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 PAAZAB(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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Traveled here in September of 2014 with my wife and we had an absolutely fantastic experience. First we went on guided tour of the park seeing lions, tigers, crocs, monkeys... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Traveled here in September of 2014 with my wife and we had an absolutely fantastic experience. First we went on guided tour of the park seeing lions, tigers, crocs, monkeys, hippos and more. Afterward we had the opportunity to take part in some of their wildlife encounters. The costs vary on each encounter but since all the money goes back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

For mt first time at cango wild life ranch i was impressed by the state of all animals and facilities. My husband and i enjoyed it 100% .Thank you for a awesome experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We were able to go in the area with little cheetah's, a little white tiger and we were speachless for days. Go there and experience something you will never forget.

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Cullinan, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Franceska our guide was very professional and interacted with the children all the time. The enclosures are neatly kept and the animals are healthy and well kept. We had light lunch at the cafe and found it to be value for money. The whole experience is well worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Without a doubt the most enjoyable experience. Tour guides are awesome. Pleasant, kind and friendly. Hospitality is great. Food is excellent. Petting zoo is an absolute must. Will definitely go back.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Although advertising themselves as an educational refuge, they are little more than a small zoo. Some of the animals show marked signs of stress and bored repetitive patterns, and the reptile house is a disgrace. Reptiles are housed in small rectangular boxes decorated with PLASTIC vegetation, and nothing of the natural environment they inhabit in the wild. Whilst most of... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

If you are ever close enough or in Oudtshoorn, it is definitely worth going to this awesome place, especially if you have kids.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Second time at CWR. The staff were friendly and helpful and again no disappointments! This is a definate stop to my every visit in SA! Thank you guys!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Though nicely managed and friendly staff, this place gives you a feel of a Zoo and you dont want that feeling when you are in South Africa. Liked the place for two activities (1) Crocodile Cage Diving - had never seen this before, so this was something interesting; (2) Photographs up close with animals (we went for Adult Cheetah option).... More 

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Centurion, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We just wanted to have lunch with friends that was going to visit the place. We had a very hard time to get in and just visit the restaurant. They had to call management and they made us feel that we wanted to steal something. We were asked not to step of the deck at the restaurant and we got... More 

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