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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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Oudtshoorn, Cango Caves and Little Karoo Day Trip from Knysna

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A surprisingly good experience!

My husband and I, plus our two children aged 11 and 13, stopped at Cango Wildlife Ranch as part of an organised Garden Route Tour. To be honest, this was one place we were not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I, plus our two children aged 11 and 13, stopped at Cango Wildlife Ranch as part of an organised Garden Route Tour. To be honest, this was one place we were not that bothered about going to, having been to many other zoos and safari parks. How wrong we were - we had a wonderful time there!... More 

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Mubende
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Get up close with nature and explore this amazing venue. Good guides and a good restaurant too. A nice day out for young and old

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very impressed by the facilities and wide range of animals and activities to do. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour and saw animals they'd never seen before. Our highlight was being able to sit with the Lemurs. Definitely recommend this for families even if you have very young children they'll love it.

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Thank Calkyva
cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch! A Lemur experience is absolutely amazing and life changing, it's fantastic that you took the time to meet them. Their plight in nature is sad, as habitat loss is affecting them greatly. We therefor hope to be a voice for all lemurs with these encounters. We are... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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58 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If seeing animals in enclosures is your thing, then you'll enjoy yourself. The work that is fine at this to preserve our species is comendable. There are some rare species here that we don't get to see in the wild anymore.

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Thank Jason G
cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Jason, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch! We are elated that you left with our message and strong view on species preservation and conservation. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun to watch animals and great staff very friendly and a great place to be 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👏👏rony campher (rani) 😘😘

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Thank deepika218
cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you very much for your visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here and sincerely hope to have you back here soon! Have a great day, Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice Zoo, so many animals. My children really enjoyed this place. The tour is very informative, and the guide was very nice.

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Thank Peleg A
cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family loved this (6, 4, 1 yo). They had all the big cats close to see, along with baby cheetahs that everyone loved. The guided tour also brought you close to every animal, and taught us so much we did not know. If that was all they had, we would have been satisfied, but there is so much more... More 

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cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day Alan, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our facility! We are elated that you and your family enjoyed your visit and sincerely hope to see you here again soon! Kind regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first time at this facility (my family and I). The guide by the name of T was an excellent guide for our tour. She was very knowledgeable about the animals at the Ranch. At the end of the tour there is an opportunity to have an encounter with one of the animals. Those who went, loved the... More 

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cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit, and more so that you experienced our passion for conservation! Thank you for taking the time to review us, and hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

Garden Route, South Africa
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300 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would never normally have stopped at a place like this, but not sorry that I did! Lots of places to have a snack of a cup of coffee, nice shop. Well laid out, with good views of the animals etc. I just didn't like the poor white tiger. He/she looked so very, very sad, it broke my heart just... More 

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Thank m0zchick
cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to our facility so much! Even more so, thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience. I would like to note on your observance of our white tiger. Though you might have perceived Nevada as unhappy, I would like to assure you that this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had gone in a group of 14 as part of a tour package...and it was a nice experience! But It had the same vibe as one would have going to a zoo..But better. Kids will enjoy this ranch and people can try out touching a cheetah. Overall a good relaxing place with less animals..and not to forget excellent guides... More 

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cangowranch, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your visit to Cango Wildlife Ranch and also for taking the time to review your visit. We are elated that you enjoyed your tour and will be relaying your kind words of our guides to them. Have a great day! Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Ranch More 

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