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About Big Cat Experiences
For once the words “a walk on the wild side” are worthy of putting on your bucket list. Join us for the surreal experience of walking with fully-grown African lions and Cheetah. And walk away with a deeper understanding of these incredible animals not through words, but through the moments you share with them. You’ll meet your guides at reception and take a short walk into the bush where you’ll have a safety briefing. When you’re ready, you’ll be joined by the rest of the team – and two lions! The walk takes you on a loop through the conservancy for about 45 minutes to an hour with photo opportunities along the way. Nerves are to be expected, but by the end of the walk you’ll feel like part of the pride and be left with a memory you’ll never forget.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was truly a once in a lifetime experience. The lions are 4th generation bred in captivity. They are treated fairly and humanely. The trainers we're very friendly and knowledgeable. The owner of the reserve was also very friendly and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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BIGCATEXPERIENCES, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Evening, Thank you for taking the time to review us and for your positive feedback. Kind regards, Kierin

Reviewed 5 days ago

It was the most exhilarating encounter I've ever had in my life! I would most definitely want to do it again and I readily encourage all to go and interact with these beautiful creatures. You feel MOST safe and you'll see that the staff have...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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BIGCATEXPERIENCES, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Good Day Narissa, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and more importantly, we are thrilled to know that you enjoyed your time with our beautiful girls. Kind regards, Kierin

Reviewed November 26, 2018

Walking alongside two fully grown lions can only be envisaged while asleep in a dream but it became a reality & it wowed us above expectations

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Bucket list Once in a life time experience You have to do this Gives you new perspective on life \S/

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We went as a mission group with Sacred Cross Ministries. It was an amazing experience to learnAbout the lions and interact with them. Our guides and well as the owner were very informative and explained what they do there. We got to hold the lion’s...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Kierin B, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2018

Good Day, Thank you very much for joining us on the walk and we are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience. Kind regards, Kierin

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Hands down one of the best experiences of my life. The guides did a fantastic job. Thank you for allowing us to meet these beautiful lionesses.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Kierin B, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with our lions. Kind regards, Kierin

Reviewed October 20, 2018

Beautiful and humbling experience. Nice team and unforgetable memories with Big Cat ExperiencesDon't miss it!

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Kierin B, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Kind regards, Kierin

Reviewed October 19, 2018

I was terrified thinking about walking with lions in their natural habitat; however, the trainers that accompanied us with the 2 lions were amazing, knowledgeable, and caring! This was an amazing experience of a lifetime, and I’ll never forget it. I’m so glad that I...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

During a business trip in the region I had the chance to experienced a walk with two wonderful girls, Jean and Jane. I would had never thought this was possible but I would recommend it to everyone, it is an experience of humility facing the...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

I visited Wildthingz back on October 1st to do the lion walk with the big girls. Just by luck I was the only one on the tour that day and was able to get over 300 photos and video taken by the staff. I have...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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KierinB1, Owner at Big Cat Experiences, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Dear Ryan, Thank you very much for your review and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with our lions. Wishing you all the best. Kind regards, Kierin

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Guide530624
December 18, 2018|
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Response from BIGCATEXPERIENCES | Property representative |
Good Day, The price is ZAR 900.00 per person, however we currently have a December special and the walk is currently ZAR 765.00 per person for the period of December 2018. Kind regards, Kierin
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October 2, 2018|
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Good Day, Yes we are. Kind regards, Kierin
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Good Evening, The cost is ZAR 900.00 per person. Kind regards, Kierin
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