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Cango Wildlife Ranch

Address: Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)44 272 5593
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Ranked #3 of 15 Attractions in Oudtshoorn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Cango Wildlife Ranch is internationally recognised as one of South...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
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Cape Town
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

All the staff is super friendly and help full. The tour what we went on we enjoyed so much. The tour guide made it so interesting you could not help but hang on to each word he was telling you about the animals. The animals also looked healthy and there surroundings was well looked after. I will recommend that this... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is a nice park, and they have a lot of animals here.. There are some good amount of crocodiles, lions, tiger, cheetah and some smaller animals as well. there is a small section for snakes also. Good place to spend an hour or 2, if you are in Oudtshoorn

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Eastcote, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

I was on a tour and had a free morning to spare. I came to do the animal encounters which I really enjoyed. I did the Lemurs and the cheetah cubs which were amazing. I felt safe at all times. included in the price was one professional photo plus the photographer had my camera and took lots of it. So... More 

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Johannes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The guides are very nice, knowledgeable and interactive. it is very well maintained and clean. It can end up being expensive if you want to interactive with the animals.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It has Crocodile farm and Cheetah Land.The crocodile farm has lots of crocodile.They have a guided tour,which was nice.The cheetah land was also good.There were Lions,tigers and cheetahs.It even has a bird aviary and snake park.The snake park was good..

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Postmasburg
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I visited the ranch as a teenager (+/-22 years ago), if I recall correctly it used to be a croc farm. Things have changed substantially since then - for the better. Certainly worth a visit.... The Turtles restaurant offers good food at reasonable prices, there are some interactive opportunities with birds and marmoset monkeys (included in entrance fee) and the... More 

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cangowranch, Public Relations Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Dear visitor We would like to thank you for taking the time to review our facility. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit. We would however, like to address some of the points mentioned in your review in order to further clarify and provide feedback. As an accredited member of the African Association of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Levano my guide was fantastic! It was interactive. Perfect and animals beautiful! Would really recommend

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The cost is reasonable for families. We were met at the entrance and directed to a waiting area after which we were taken on a tour of the ranch by a guide. The tour was included in the entrance fee. Our only concern was the fact that we felt we were supporting keeping animals in captivity when they should be... More 

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Kempsey, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the animal encounters here. I did the young and older cheetahs and lemur encounters. The guides are extremely friendly and knowledgeable and some have helped raise the animals you meet, unlike Cheetah Outreach in Cape Town where the guides do not sound like they know what they are talking about. The encounters are a good amount of... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Caring people about their environment and was demonstrated by our guide Wendall. Simple and affective place which makes you think that withouteople like this our animal wildlife will die out very soon.

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