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Cheetah Outreach

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“an adult”(45 reviews)
“wild animals”(33 reviews)
Cheetah Outreach is an education and community-based programme created to raise awareness of the plight of the cheetah and to campaign for its survival.Cheetah Outreach is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year to the public. We are open from 9h30 to...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
De Beers Avenue | opposite the Somerset Mall, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 6850
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very disappointing. Found staff very unhelpful, and very little information available on notice boards re: Purpose of Cheetah Outreach, description of various dogs and other animals. Will not visit again nor recommend

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anton12netti
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went twice to the Cheetah Outreach. On one occasion we went into the area where three young cheetahs were with guides. The information was excellent. We learnt a lot about cheetahs. They are an endangered specie. Other animals were also there to enjoy. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Extraordinary277853
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course you're supporting a good cause and its cool to pet a cheetah but they essentially allow no interaction. Look up Predators of the heart in Seattle Washington and you'll get what i'm saying. There you can walk the grey wolves and play and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bradowen27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing and expensive. Not worth to visit it. The volunteers/workers are rude and bossy. We were expecting them being more educational and proactive on giving information about the animals. The 40usd will only give you the access to see and pet the “cubs” for 2...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mr658
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to get up close to Cheetahs, albeit far away from their natural habitat. The Cheetahs are raised I captivity in order to promote the non-lethal livestock protection against predators (such as Cheetahs) to protect farmers livestock, and in the process...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank martinjB6120DQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an optional extra on our tour but wow! so glad I did it. A wonderful experience and to know that our contributions help to finance their living conditions and welfare. To know that I've stroked cheetahs, an adult and 2 cubs, fabulous!

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful location and convenient to visit. All staff are European volunteers and incredibly friendly. We did an adult cheetah encounter. Highly recommended, guide was helpful and knowledgeable. We also saw a jackal, meerkat and caracal.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SweetPiment0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very excited when we discovered we could visit this place. When we arrived it was so nice to see that there weren’t the usual rows of tour buses but a lovely accommodating car park. On arrival you are asked if you would like...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 127marziac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This outreach in the built-up area of Strand/ Somerset West is a hidden gem that is worth visting often by locals and a MUST for visitors. It is well-kept and the cats seems very happy in large encampments, although very viewable on foot or from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chrisgroen10
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This reserve is a great pace to come and get close to the big cats. They are in this nature preserve to prevent them from being hunted by the poachers. They have a small, simple area, nothing like a big zoo. If you go expecting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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June 4, 2018|
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Response from mightypink6 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure you’re beat just calling or emailing to find out.
March 26, 2018|
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Response from Sue W | Reviewed this property |
It's only 10 rand to get in and then you pay 175 rand to interact with an adult cheetah and 275 for the cubs. We did both and found the experience amazing. I think you can pay to interact with the meerkats on entry. They are... More
December 19, 2017|
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Response from Belinda A | Reviewed this property |
Although the venue is near the beach I never saw an option like that offered.