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Cango Wildlife Ranch

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Address: Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn 6620, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 272 5593
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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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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The ranch is impress with all the animals they have. You see flying foxes, Nile crocodiles, otters, and if you want you can get in a cage with the crocodiles. They have a big cat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
RAY S
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Windsor, California
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Windsor, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ranch is impress with all the animals they have. You see flying foxes, Nile crocodiles, otters, and if you want you can get in a cage with the crocodiles. They have a big cat encounter where we went into a enclosure with 2 Cheetahs and petted them, they purred when you rubbed behind their ears. What a experience !... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First rate guides, excellent value, and the experience of getting up close and personal with a couple of adult cheetahs was something we will never forget. The official photographer was great too, and the memory stick of pictures will be a real treasure

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

Good day, Thank you very much for your visit to our facility! We are elated that you enjoyed your time here and hope that your time with our ambassador cheetah will stay with you forever. We really appreciate you taking the time to write this beautiful review and hope to have you back for a visit again soon. Kind Regards,... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were on a 3 week trip to South Africa (4 adults) and knew that we would be finishing our stay with a 3 day safari, so perhaps we should have known better than to visit this place. Despite its claims to have good conservation credentials and so on, the attraction offered sad, lonely animals in a rather tacky setting.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the day. Tour guildes were knowledgable and informative . The adventures were really fun since we got to touch and interact with the animals . We did the Lemur experience and they were adorable, climbing on us freely.

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

Good day, Thank you so much for your visit to our facility! We are glad you enjoyed your time here and are elated that you chose to spend time with the Critically Endangered Ring-Tailed Lemurs. They are full of wits and a moment with them makes one appreciate their presence in the animal population unmissable! We hope you come back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time here. It took us a few hours including having lunch and interacting with the crocs and cheetahs. The croc cage dive was really cool, my 9 year old and I went in the cage together. Our family did the baby cheetah interaction and it was great as well. The staff was very friendly and asked... More 

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

Good day, Thank you so much for your review. We always adore hearing about the great experiences guests have here! We hope you brave 9 year old thought of his Croc-Cage Dive as a massive adventure and that we see you and your family back for a visit again soon! Kind Regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

uckfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the cheetah encounter which was unforgettable. Such beautiful creatures. The guide was fantastic with a good sense of humour. Worth visiting.

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

Good morning, We are so glad that you you enjoyed your time here! Thank you very much for taking the time to review our facility, we truly appreciate it. We hope that your moment with the Vulnerable classified cheetah was unforgettable and that you come to visit them again soon! Kind regards, The Cango Wildlife Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous well run conservation wildlife park. The animals all looked in excellent condition and well looked after. The staff were very friendly, happy and insisted respect for the animals. Amazing encounter experiences with the cheater cubs and crocodiles whilst in a cage.

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Thank Cheryl K
CangoWildlifeTeam, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you very much for the time you spent here. We are really glad that you enjoyed your time here, and are so proud that our animals health was noted. They are, of course, our main passion and purpose. Thanks you very much for taking the time write your beautiful review! We are looking forward to your return... More 

Brussels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the beginning we thought this would be a "commercial" place, but this place is really worth the visit. The guides are really knowledgeable and friendly, and aside from the first area that would need some upgrading, the ranch is very well maintained and organized. The animals seem to be well taken care of. This center has been supporting conservation... More 

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

Good day, We are elated that you enjoyed your time here! Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review, we truly appreciate it. We hope that Rafiki, Raven & Reign (cheetah cubs) melted your childs' hearts and created a memory that will last a life time. We would also really appreciate if you could... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in November on a lovely hot sunny day. We did the tour which was informative and interesting. The bet part of our visit was our encounter with their cheetah cubs - just turned 5 months old! A wonderful experience.

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Thank Lin G
CangoWildlifeTeam, Marketing & PR Assistant at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good day, We are so glad that you enjoyed your time here! Thank you very much for taking the time to write your beautiful review. We hope that Rafiki, Raven & Reign (cheetah cubs) melted your hearts and created a memory that will last a life time. Hope to have you back for a visit again soon! Kind Regards, The... More 

Wilcox1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cango rescue and rehabilitate, but the park is a zoo of sorts. They specialise in cheetah breeding and are very successful at it. Experienced a wonderful one on one with 3 five month old cheetah cubs. Well managed from a safety and animal welfare point of view. Staff friendly snd knowledgeable.

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CangoWildlifeTeam, Manager at Cango Wildlife Ranch, responded to this review

Good Day Thank you for taking the time to leave a Tripadvisor comment. We appreciate the positive feedback and hope to see you again in the near future. Kind regards The Cango Wildlife Team More 

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