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The Dell Cheetah Centre

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What Estelle and the team are doing is fantastic! They don’t just show you a cheetah in a cage, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Informative and fascinating

We were the only 2 visitors, so we had a private tour. Our guide (Lisette?) was super friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitch T
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Dell Reserve, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 82 691 5537
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Loved every second. Hard work? Still enjoyable. I basically had seven fully grown cheetahs as pets. Then there was the three Cubs. I took them for walks, cleaned their homes, played with them, exercised them, fed them. Then there was the servals! Trips to monkey...More

5  Thank LauraLovelady
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

This project had great expectations for me, and for me, the project is good and my review does not reflect the actual project goal itself, but I need to share my experience with future volunteers. The accommodation is good, it is a small project so...More

10  Thank JoaoVitorGomes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What Estelle and the team are doing is fantastic! They don’t just show you a cheetah in a cage, the tours begin with a thorough educational introduction to the animals before visitors are introduced to the cheetahs and other animals at the centre. Speaking from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were the only 2 visitors, so we had a private tour. Our guide (Lisette?) was super friendly and informative. The tour was in the early afternoon on a hot day, so the animals were understandably not that active. The center does good work by...More

Thank Mitch T
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very interesting and informative talk on the difference between cheetahs and leopards. Conservation of cheetahs discussed, very friendly staff. Able to meet and touch adult cheetah - fantastic experience.

1  Thank 279christiaant
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A great experience. Very informed and friendly tour guide. Learned so much. They do wonderful work. Very professional.

Thank PeterPentz
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour of the facility. You can see the love the staff have for the animals which is really special. They are doing wonderful and important work. The tour was interesting the whole way through.

Thank onceayear11
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We took the family out on a day trip and the cheetah centre was our first stop. We had an excellent information session followed by physical contact with the cheetahs. This was wow, wow, WOW! We still share this experience as if it was yesterday....More

1  Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

On arrival we noticed to be the only visitors present for the day, we were welcomed warmly. Started with all the fun facts of the animals. We were given an extensive tour and took some amazing fotos with all the cats and even the ground...More

Thank Bernard William P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

it about four to five hours from Kwa Zulu Natal the food stores are three to four mins away from the centre the staff are very friendly

Thank Marrion R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Fully equipped chalets. Fully equipped conference room, as well as a kitchen for group preparation of food (self catering) Beautiful venue on the banks of the Vaalriver

Thank petriebotha
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Estelle gave a great presentation on the cheetah. It was very interesting and I can definitely recommend this. There were also owls and other wild cats. You will definitely not regret visit Dell Cheetah.

Thank Sarah-AnnBeetge
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Charmaine B
19 January 2016|
Response from ZendreB |
Hoeveel kos n dag besoek en hoe laat maak die park oop en hoe laat maak dit toe, sal dit graag die 26 Desember 2017 wil kom besoek, is julle oop?
17 October 2015|
Response from Jacques C | Reviewed this property |
Good day. It would be cheaper to rent a small airconditioned car than taking a taxi. It is safe to drive and you can rent a GPS device for the day to help guide your route. Hop this helps. Sincerely Jacques Coetzee