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Lionsrock Big Cat Sanctuary

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Business for one

Rooms are spacious, clean with nice beds and clean bedding. The food was also very nice with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great Rest and Relaxation with animal rescue

The Sanctury is doing an incredible job of rescuing big cats and rehabilitating them from thr most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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N5, Bethlehem 9700, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious, clean with nice beds and clean bedding. The food was also very nice with a large range of wines.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Broloks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sanctury is doing an incredible job of rescuing big cats and rehabilitating them from thr most awful conditions they were in in zoos and circuses. Whilst we were there 3 lions arrived who had only ever been in concrete cages and it was heartbreaking...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Suttonjhi
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Today visited Lionsrock Cat Santuary what an amazing experience. My husband & I were the only people there but did not know the game drives are at certain times but DEbbie arranged for us to go out with ranger Vincent, it was a 2 hour...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jilly165
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Mind blown by the idea to provide refuge and sanctuary to cats born in captivity. Your heart bleeds to know that the animals will never see life in the wild and that they will never hunt and kill the abundant prey roaming the sanctuary. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Khoiti
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Our group of 17 visited recently without prior bookings. The staff were incredible. Themba, Karabo and Mary went out of their way to accommodate our many requests from modifying menu items to suit the children to lighting the fire for the older folk to relax...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank neeru s
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited on the spur of the moment, travelling back to Johannesburg from Kiara Lodge. Excellent place, the game drive was fantastic and very reasonably priced for pensioners. It is good to see so many rescued big cats including Lions, Leopards & Tigers. Did not see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

I did two game drives through the sanctuary. Wow, the time and trouble the staff take to ensure that these animals live out their lives peacefully and happy is outstanding. The animals look stunning. The tour guide, Donald, was extremely knowledgeable about all the animals,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike_de_Meyer
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a great experience, we were the only client's at the time of our arrival and had quute a but of time to enjoy and experience the environment. Firstly the earliest game drive was scheduled for 15:00, yet we were accomodated by moving the drive...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IvanB4155
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

LionsRock is a wonderful initiative by FourPaws where previously abused and mistreated big cats are rescued from international zoos, circuses and private owners. The game drive is informative and we were spoiled with some gorgeous lions and tigers that made their appearance.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mareli85
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Had the privilege of spending the afternoon with the amazing animals. We were a very small group and Juan (if i remember correctly) was a great tour guide during the game drive. We got to see all the big cats including the leopards! This place...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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November 3, 2018|
Response from IvanB4155 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! A weekend stay should be okay for a child, however it obviously depends on the child. This is more of a reserve than a fun-park. There is a jungle gym at the restaurant but we have not really explored much further... More
July 29, 2017|
Response from bronwynn193 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , Yes day visitors allowed, just don't know the exact amounts.
April 6, 2015|
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Response from Teresa E | Reviewed this property |
You don't mention whether you mean the rates to stay at Lionsrock or visit the sanctuary itself. You can easily google their website and you can click on the book accommodation or book activity to see the rates and times. It... More