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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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2-Hour Educational Visit: Big Cat Sanctuary in Stanford
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ADMISSION TICKETS (1)
2-Hour Educational Visit: Big Cat Sanctuary in Stanford
From $17.31*
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Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary Panthera Africa offers you the unique opportunity to learn about the big cats and hear their heartfelt stories! We are a true sanctuary with no trading, breeding or public interaction, operating as a safe haven...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Farm 933 Portion 2, Stanford, Overstrand 7210, South Africa
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+27 71 182 8368
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Panthera Africa big cat sanctuary during my trip to Cape Town. It was a very informative and educational experience in which I learnt a lot about these amazing big cats, including shocking facts about the exploitation of these animals in Africa. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aerodany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Hermanus and interested in animal welfare, you must pay a visit to this Big Cat Sancturary. By our guide Martin we got to know the sad part of the breeding farms and we learned about the cats that are living here....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DFreya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you do one thing while down in Hermanus then Panthera is it. Myself and my parents along with my 8month old daughter (wore her in a front pack) had an amazing 2 hours with an extremely knowledgeable guide called Martin. From start to finish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JenArm85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t go to Stanford and not visit this amazing place! The owners have so much information to share about the animals and their journeys, but also so much love for their big cats. Definitely worth the trip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth Killi J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited one morning in November 2018, you need to book in advance. It is easy to find and well signposted. These are great people doing great things for the various lions and other big cats that live here. You will be shocked and moved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ChrisandVeronica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These people do great work saving and caring for the animals. Luckily, the cats were putting on a bit of a show and hanging out near he fences so we could see them. But be prepared to hear some sad stories about the history of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this big cat sanctuary! Fantastic to SEE how this place love and care for their animals. Defnetly comming back. Thank you all staff and owners for this great opportunity.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andersnyquist
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We had planned this visit for over a year - and, on the day we were to go, the weather turned bad. They called us and moved our visit to the next day! How wonderful for them to care! Martin, our guide, was enthusiastic and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

I have to admit I was skeptical before going to Panthera. Now, I would recommend it to anyone who is in the area. Our guide Martin was amazing. He told all the stories of where and how they got the animals in an easy to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Laura B
Reviewed November 3, 2018

This was a wonderful, heart warming experience for our family. Martin is a super star. He brings across so much of the atmosphere and feeling of Panthera. Praying for funding, growth, health and safety for you all.

Date of experience: November 2018
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barrytza
January 16, 2016|
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Response from MarkW8097 | Reviewed this property |
Possibly... if you have people to help you through the entrance hut (steps). The pathways are not paved.
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