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Daniell Cheetah Project

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R75, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
+27 42 232 0539
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Informative and enjoyable

I really enjoyed the morning out with friends at this great eco tourist facility in typical Eastern... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Louise L
Purrrrr-fect!

This is a great stop - an unexpected bonus on our roadtrip. This place has a café and shop attached... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
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Daniell Cheetah Project offers you the unique opportunity to experience cheetahs from several age groups up close while they are relaxing, playing or being fed.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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R75, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

I really enjoyed the morning out with friends at this great eco tourist facility in typical Eastern Cape surroundings. This kind of conservation effort plays such an important role in educating tourists and others about the local fauna and flora, and the knowledge of our...More

Thank Louise L
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

This is a great stop - an unexpected bonus on our roadtrip. This place has a café and shop attached to it, where you can find some great African pieces at good prices, and of course take in the main draw - the animals! We...More

Thank Stevieshoes
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Reviewed February 18, 2018

We planned our visit as a pit stop on the way back home. Upon arrival, we were a bit disappointed that my son couldn't enter the enclosure with the rest due to an age restriction. So it did damper our spirits a bit. (not their...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time seeing wild cats at this size and this close!! It was fascinating. We got there for the last tour at 3pm and learned a lot about the differences of all the wild cats. Our guide was more than qualified. She...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

We visited the Cheetah Project during December for the first time. Wow what an awesome experience. Maxi, our guide was very knowledgeable about the animals and the project as a whole. We also enjoyed a light lunch on the front veranda. Overall a very enjoyable...More

Thank Ian A
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

We loved our visit to the cheetah project. The whole tour is around an hour long, and well worth it for the R90 entrance fee. Our guide was clearly very rehearsed in his speech, but we learnt a lot and had a great time. It...More

Thank CTnicoleH
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

We visited the Daniell Cheetah Project on a very hot day - 39 °C! The cats where very lazy, because of the heat, but we had a wonderful time looking at them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and we learned quite a lot from...More

Thank Rentia V
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

I found this place by chance driving through S. Africa and stopped. This trip, I made a special reservation for the regular tour and the private cheetah walk. Was even better this time around (we got lucky it wasn't too hot or sunny that day...More

Thank Bob K
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

A group of 4 friends visited and did both the predator walk and tour of the establishment. Yes, it dos of course have some similarities with a zoo in that the cats and other animals have to be in large secure compounds, but it is...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The concept of a breeding program for endangered species is interesting. However this is not,in my opinion, happening here! The animals were too used to human contact, isolated in large cages with no trees or grass just man made wooden structures. There was no breeding...More

Thank 1janey
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Kruger282
February 19, 2015|
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Response from AlexBig | Property representative |
Hello Bill, Thank you for your question. Yes, of course children are most welcome at the project. We do ask parents to bear in mind that children's safety and the cats' wellbeing are our highest priorities. We are keen for... More
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