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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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Wow, where to start. First of all. Thanks to our great tour guide Ronnie. You have a great sense of humor and I'm glad we had you as our guide, while I'm on that note. These tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Ceres, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wow, where to start. First of all. Thanks to our great tour guide Ronnie. You have a great sense of humor and I'm glad we had you as our guide, while I'm on that note. These tour guides are Amazing. We got to learn so much about all the animals. This ranch is so well maintained and all the animals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Well maintained ranch and great variety. Kids enjoyed the cats of all varieties . Will do the encounters with kids at next visit

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The best way to spend a perfect day is at the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Amazing staff, beautiful animals especially the stories about the animals. Lunch is amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I will not rate this facility I just want to say that I and my family had a problem there with one of the employee ( who treated us very badly because we were Muslims) And went for the managment The tourism manager (Tammy mount) was an amazing lady, too kind and professional She promised me to solve that problem

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Cango Wildlife Ranch was a great experience. The variety of animals was amazing. The restaurant was excellent for a light lunch and the staff were very helpful. While it is not great to see large cats in small enclosures I understand the need for protection and developing breeding programmes for endangered species. A great afternoon out for all age... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Cango wildlife ranch is a perfect way to spend your day. We did a guided tour around parts of the park before exploring on our own. While we were there 3 of us wanted to stroke a Cheetah. My daughter stroked a baby cheetah and my husband and brother in law stroked a full sized cheetah. We had a great... More 

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Dear visitor Thank you for taking the time to review our facility. We are thrilled to hear that you and your family enjoyed your time at the Ranch. By purchasing your entrance and encounter tickets, you have greatly assisted us with our conservation efforts and for this we are truly thankful. We look forward to your next visit! We will... More 

Claygate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very interesting insight into animal behaviour and conservation. We had a great guide Fransicka who was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We stroked baby cheetahs, a serval, an adult cheetah and enjoyed time with the wonderful lemurs. A good introduction to wildlife before going on to a game reserve.

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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. As a world-class zoological facility, we are extremely proud of our level of standards as well as the health and well-being of all our animals. Thank you for your kind words. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff, especially... More 

Brackenfell, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It was a very nice experience. The guide was very good. The resraurant served a very nice crocodile burger. Well worth the visit.

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

Dear visitor Thank you for taking the time to review our facility! We are extremely glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. By purchasing your entrance tickets, you have assisted us with our conservation efforts and for this we are truly grateful. We will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff members, especially our... More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I loved our visit to this jewel of a Ranch. The guide was competent even although he pushed to sell the "Intimate Experience" extra. This is where you can enter a cage and handle a wild animal. I object to this as it creates a false sense of security and we have seen cases where the animal lashes out and... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This place was loved by me and my wife both and we have some of our best memories from South Africa trip from this place. Though it may sound like a zoo but there is so much more to it. You can view a lot of cats (White lions, Cheetah, Leopard etc.) from a treewalk while the conservationists go inside... More 

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