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Cheetah Outreach

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De Beers Avenue | opposite the Somerset Mall, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 6850
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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 17h00. You do not need to make a booking to visit the facility. We charge an entry fee of R10 on weekdays and R5 on weekends and public and school holidays. Adult cheetah encounters take place from 10h00 to 13h00 and from 14h00 to 17h00.
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“an adult” (41 reviews)
“wild animals” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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De Beers Avenue | opposite the Somerset Mall, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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+27 21 851 6850
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"an adult"
in 41 reviews
"wild animals"
in 31 reviews
"anatolian shepherd dogs"
in 19 reviews
"bat eared foxes"
in 18 reviews
"big cats"
in 16 reviews
"pay extra"
in 12 reviews
"conservation work"
in 12 reviews
"meerkat encounter"
in 10 reviews
"close encounter"
in 10 reviews
"great program"
in 9 reviews
"amazing animals"
in 10 reviews
"local farmers"
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"cape town"
in 50 reviews
"worthy cause"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful cats"
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"money goes"
in 9 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent one week trip to Cape Town I took my 6 year old daughter to the Cheetah Outreach center. Given her age, she was only able to have an encounter experience with an adult cheetah and then view the few other animals on...More

Thank Tamara S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well worth the money for such a wonderful program We enjoyed being so close to the animals The staff were friendly and helpful

Thank 79graham
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

What a great, enjoyable and educational place with Cheetas and other animals; kids loved it and so did we!

Thank mpjhschroeder
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

What an amazing place! We had reservations at first as don't like the idea of animals being exploited just for tourist's pleasure, but after reading about the place and some of the more objective reviews on here, we had to go and we are so...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We were completelt disappointed after pur visit to Cheetah Outreach. We found it very expensive for what it offered. We spent only about 5 min with the cubs and another 5 min with the adult cheetah. The rules there are very strict and the staff...More

Thank Sissy S
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We only saw sleepy cheetahs and i don’t even know if they were relaxed or drugged. Super expensive and it only gives you the chance to take a photo with the sleeping cheetah and nothing more.As about the cab interaction was annoying the fact that...More

Thank diastvr
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Was difficult to find as the Sat Nav kept sending us down different roads but wen we found it, it was a wonderful experience. Its quite expensive to do everything, we wanted to see the meerkats but no-one was trained to handle them which was...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

we have been to 5 cheetah places before, but this one was the most expensive and lowest experience one. can’t recommend this place. btw: photographer promised to send the pictures we paid for, but he didn‘t. not very nice! don‘t go there.

Thank lovelysabine
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

A lovely place to spend a couple of hours encountering Cheetahs, learning more about these amazing BIG cats and the treats to these animals. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. There are other animals to meet (Bat-Eared Foxes) and see, including some newly hatched...More

Thank Adamsjc
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Cheetah Outreach was one of the smartest ecological initiatives that I ever visited. Instead of confronting the menace of Cheetah's existence they chose to educate. They are educating farmers and families about the life of cheetahs, why they should be preserved and how they can...More

Thank Alvaro_Garnero
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chitshah12
4 June 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.
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sarahmoore3108
27 March 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
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EmilyV-Michigan
20 December 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.
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