This is my 6th visit here. Always. Pleasure to visit. They do great work here. Had an amazing encounter with one of the gibbons.
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About Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
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Very enjoyable visit. The Centre is trying to make people aware of why the wild cats of South Africa are endangered and the work they do to rehabilitate injured animals. A ranger gives you a tour of the cat enclosures and you can go into...More
This is a wildlife awareness centre, not a wildlife park or zoo. It is designed and run to raise awareness of, particularly, African big cats and their place and plight in modern Africa and to rescue and rehabiltate injured wild animals and then return them...More
Our guide was very knowledgable with lots of local stories. We saw the cats really up close. They all do a great job towards animal conservation and appreciation. A great expeirience I'm just sorry we could not take some of the cats hone with us.
We visited Tenikwa in January 2017 to see and experience the seven wild cats of Africa. We thoroughly enjoyed it and were delighted to be able to go inside the compound to visit several of the animals. The highlights were getting close to the cheetahs...More
I love wildlife but am not keen on zoos. So, I booked the photo tour with a little intrepidation as I wasn't sure what to expect. I found informed, passionate people who are really trying to educate the public, farmers and school children about the...More
It was great to be here with the children-3 and 9. I would have liked that the children could interact with the cheetahs, but it wasn't possible: depending of the tour that you chose, either they waren't allowed to go into the cage because they...More
We walked with cheetahs! Our two youngest were unable to do this but were taken to look after little meerkats and penguins and had a great time whilst we were gone. They look after you very well here. The guides are very informative and the...More
Where else could you go in the world where you can go in the enclosure and photograph the most beautiful wild cats up close and personal, and feel so safe. We were within touching distance of cheetahs, cerval and caracal, it was unbelievable. An experience...More
What an incredible place with people so dedicated to protecting wild cats, from serval to lions, doing a fantastic job of highlighting conservation as well as educating.