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Emdoneni Cheetah project

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Great way to see rare African cats

At this project you will get the chance to see African wild cats, Caracals, Servals and Cheetahs up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Roz57_13
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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An experince of a life time

We could never have prepared ourselves for the experience that we had at Endomeni. It began with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kerry-Jane8178
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Botha's Hill, South Africa
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Cat Project with Cheetah, Serval, African Wildcats and Caracals
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District Road 123 | Emdoneni Lodge, Hluhluwe Game Reserve 3960, South Africa
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+27 35 562 7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At this project you will get the chance to see African wild cats, Caracals, Servals and Cheetahs up close and personal. This sanctuary is helping to save these species from extinction by breeding and releasing animals back into the wild.

Thank Roz57_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could never have prepared ourselves for the experience that we had at Endomeni. It began with the friendly guide telling us about the walk, what to expect and spraying our hands to ensure we didn’t infect the cats- which really impressed me. I was...More

Thank kerry-Jane8178
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was wonderful to see all the cats and go into the caged area with some of them. Also watching them being fed, I was surprised to see the wildcats (similar to a house cat) eat the entire chicken leg including the bone. At the...More

Thank Indywendy2014
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Very interesting activity. Getting to see these amazing animals up close, is an exciting experience. Staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Staff were all helpful and welcoming. The only problem is if you have small children this is not the activity for you. As they...More

Thank Candice P
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for the feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate in what we are doing. So glad you stopped off to see us. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 9 September 2018

This was a once in a lifetime chance to get closer to these gorgeous animals than I'd ever dreamed! They have African wildcats, Caracals, Servals, and Cheetahs. The wildcats are friendly and affectionate (except for Grumpy who lived up to here name), and one of...More

Thank arayka2016
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

That's fantastic, so happy we could give you such a great experience and give you the opportunity to meet our amazing animals, thank you for taking the time to let us know. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 19 August 2018

We enjoyed our visit to this worthy project. It was thrilling to be so close up to the cheetahs and other cats. Especially loved the African wild cat and the Carcal, saw both in the wild further into our trip. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank perdo63
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate about our project. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

You get amazingly close to the cheetahs. Felt safe with our guides. Could not touch them. Could pet some of the other cats. Close drive from our resort. Glad we had own car to drive around. Cost about $20us per person paying at the door...More

Thank StaceyA1967
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

We are very happy we were able to give you such a positive and educational experience; we love our animals, they are our family. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 1 August 2018

We loved this experience. It cost R240 for adults and R120 for kids for a 90 minute guided tour. You see African wild cat, caracal, serval and the cheeta. Very interesting guide. We learnt a lot and your admission fee helps run the rehabilitation centre....More

Thank Kate G
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you so much for your review. So happy you had such a great experience by us with our beautiful animals. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is an amazing visit and a must-do when in the area. The guide has a great sense of humour and they are capable and diligent in safety precautions. One constructive piece of criticism... please get someone to assist in your website etc.... little bit...More

Thank Violetvz
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are passionate about our cats and our project and so pleased you had a great experience with us. As regards to our website, we will revise and upgrade it accordingly. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

Got to go in with the cats and see them up close and personal, very nice place to learn a lot and experience cats up close. Guide as amazing!!!

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Lodge-Owners, Owner at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate about our project. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

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davidring7
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Yes sure! Please contact us or send us your email address. See you soon!
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Hi there. The information is on the web site for Emdoneni Lodge and look under the Cat Project area. It was R220.0 per person and we just arrived at the lodge and purchased tickets on the day. It can get busy in high season... More
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