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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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The environmental enrichment seemed to be good in the enclosures and animals seemed to be healthy so that was a big positive in it's favour. The minus was pushing to hard for... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The environmental enrichment seemed to be good in the enclosures and animals seemed to be healthy so that was a big positive in it's favour. The minus was pushing to hard for your money. Walk with this, pet that, do that, pay for this.....EISH! Didn't like you had to go in a group not able to wander round on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We came here as part of a five day garden route tour. It wasn't the highlight of our trip but it was certainly a unique experience. The tour was pretty boring so we wandered off to see some of the animals on our own. It was very cool to see lions, tigers, a leopard, and cheetahs up close. Later we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed the visit here. Our guide was very good, Wynand, who answered all our questions. We did the crocodile diving as we had travelled specifically across country to do it. I expected there to be more crocodiles swimming in the enclosure but according to the guide at the encounter they only come into the water if they are... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We loved every step we took in the ranch. From the moment our tickets were purchased to the end of the tour we enjoyed every moment. The tour guide became boring as we moved to the wild cats, but during most of the tour his applicable humour made it worth the while.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is an amazing place and a must see visit. This place has the perfect balance between conservation, animal experiences, knowledage guides and plenty of adult/children orientated activities. We spent around 5 hours in this place. It starts with a free one hour tour around the park with a guide, who will orientate you about the different animals and activities... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

there are a lot of animals to see here and the 45 min tour you get is quite fun. You can also do a lot of personnal encounters, which we did not do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

You walk in to a crocodile mouth that welcomes you. There is a souvenir shop and a restaurant too. Wheel chairs are available for olds. A variety of animals and the white tiger can be seen. You can take pictures with cheetah cubs and lions at a price.

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Randburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When visiting Cango wildlife ranch the anticipation starts at the entrance when you walk through the mouth of a crocodile. You are met by a guide, who is friendly and extremely helpful. The knowledge of each and every guide is very evident when they speak about the animals. Each and every staff member also looks after the animals with professional... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I have been to wildlife parks all over the world and Cango wildlife park is amazing value for money. I only wish they were bigger. Please support them and donate what ever you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have visited the Cango Wildlife Ranch with adult tourists for the last three years. What they like the most in the entire tour of South Africa is petting cheetahs at Cango. For about 20 dollars, you get to enter the cage of two cheetahs who were raised in captivity and have your photo taken by an attendant. I recommend... More 

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