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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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Cango Wildlife Ranch is internationally recognised as one of South Africa’s...

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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This is a lovely outing to see wildlfe, to learn about conservation, to enjoy the outdoors. There is a restaurant to have a good meal. The animals are looked after and the ranch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Witbank
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely outing to see wildlfe, to learn about conservation, to enjoy the outdoors. There is a restaurant to have a good meal. The animals are looked after and the ranch are in an excellent condition.

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Thank ellie856
Dunstable, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Once in a lifetime experience. Staff were fantastic and so enthusiastic. The cheetah encounter is a must! Very reasonably priced with complimentary photos

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Thank Aimee L
Reading, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so looking forward to the cheetah experience. The guided tour was excellent with lots of humour from our guide. The crocodiles looked sleepy but were very lively when food was on offer, even surprised the guide! The photos taken of the cheetah experience were disappointing as we were encouraged to do it together but even though we changed... More 

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Thank Jill G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour at cango was really fun and also the guides - always good for a joke. The most amazing part was the cheetahland. We were able to take pictures with the cheetah cubs and the grown ones (depends which animal encounter you choose) which was incredible! Unforgettable expericence and you also get a professional picture. We are glad we... More 

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

Dear visitor, Thank you for the wonderful review and for choosing to visit us. I hope that you were able to create life-long memories with our very special ambassadors at our facility, and that you return to visit again soon! Happy travels! :) Kind regards, Tammy Moult Public Relations Manager Cango Wildlife Ranch Oudtshoorn More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my girlfriend and we both had a great experience. One special thing is the opportunity to have close encounter with various exotic animals (I chose the cheetah and my girlfriend the cheetah cubs). But even putting that aside, the place is cool, well laid out with nice atmosphere and the animals look healthy and happy which gets... More 

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

Dear visitor, Thank you for choosing to visit our facility. I hope that you both enjoyed your recent visit. We are always grateful to read reviews such as yours, as we realize that all our hard work is paying off! Nothing is as important as our animals well-being and happiness and we thank you for acknowledging that. I hope that... More 

Zwolle, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to visit the Cango Wildlife ranch. I know there are the Caves, the crocodile and ostrich farms, and a number of other attractions, but the wildlife ranch remains my favourite. Lots to see, and reasonably close to the animals without having to get scared ;-)

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Thank HassanMukadam
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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35 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome, it feels like you're in Jurassic Park. Hubby and I did the adrenaline pumping crocodile cage diving and one word of advice is ask to do it early afternoon as then the Nile crocs are most active. They have stunning wildlife and though my husband have travelled to Kenya and Kruger Park we'd never got to... More 

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Thank Annabel B
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience. The staff are really friendly and fun. Going in the cage with the crocodiles was great fun and a unique experience. We got some great photos. Going into the cage with the cheetah was also a first - amazing people so up close to the fastest animal on the planet. I did ask about going into... More 

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Thank Steven B
Rome, Italy
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52 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wildlife ranch was really nice and had awesome facilities and everything but it basically just felt like a zoo. The animal encounters were very touristy to say the least. Our guide was really nice and spoke perfect English but his accent made understanding him extremely difficult at times.

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Thank ashley218
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast here and then did a walking tour with our guide Kevin. He was so knowledgeable and funny! He gave us a lot of insight on what is really happening in the way of animal conservation. There were also "Encounters" that you could do. I had an encounter with a serval named Mubhuti, who was very relaxed. I... More 

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