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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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What a way to spend a day :)

The animals are well looked after, and the personnel are helpful & friendly. If you love animals, you'll love this :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Not really that impressed with this place. Strikes me that they have far too many big cats crammed into small spaces and some of them were doing the unpleasant pacing back and forth which isn't good to see. The guide was nice and helpful, but I'm not a fan of this set up its vastly inferior to a game drive... More 

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

Dear visitor We are sad to learn that you did not enjoy your visit with us. As a world-renowned conservation facility, we pride ourselves in ensuring that our visitors fully understand the purpose behind the Cango Wildlife Ranch and it seems that you have perhaps not been effective in relaying this message to you. We would like to address your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The animals are well looked after, and the personnel are helpful & friendly. If you love animals, you'll love this :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We had the privilege of spending the day at the Cango Wildlife Ranch on 18 July 2015. We were 2 adults, 2 x 9years and 1 x 5 years old and we had an absolute ball. With so much to do - you must make it a whole day experience. You must also try and do an animal encounter..... we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a lovely time at the wildlife ranch with the animals, spent 5 hours there and maybe that is why we had a high expectation when choosing the turtle cafe for lunch.... Having a vegetarian in our party who also happens to be in the coffee industry we were terribly disappointed with the coffee and the veg curry... Please... 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 us! We are most grateful for your 5 star rating of our facility. With regards to your experience at our Turtles Restaurant, we are saddened to hear that your meals and drinks were not to your liking. As customer service is of utmost importance to us,... More 

Table View, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Spent a wonderful afternoon with my family. We all enjoyed it very much. Definitely worth a visit. The layout of all the animal enclosures are well done. We enjoyed the bird enclosure with the lorikeets flying down and landing on our shoulders or heads.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You have to visit it at least once but I did expect a bit more. An hour tour with a guide is all you need to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was a wonderful, if very expensive visit. The fifth star of our rating is for attending the Lemur Experience. It is truly magical and the girls will remember it for ever.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

WONDERFUL family experience. The guide & all the other staff were very friendly,well spoken, very knowledgeable & helpful. The one-on-one experience with the Lemurs was very special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

its not that big but it has lots of nice animals and its worth the money , you can pet a cheeta for about 200rands and snorkel with crocodiles !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We visited last December, and my initial impressions were that it seemed more than a bit contrived. However, we did get to see big cats up close. I didn't realize that up close meant that I would be petting the head of a very large cheetah. Half the members of our group did take the opportunity to be with the... More 

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Address: Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Phone Number: 27 (0)44 272 5593
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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