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Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre

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Address: R513, Brits 0251, Pretoria 0251, South Africa
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The Cheetah Centre in South Africa was established in 1971, initially as a...

The Cheetah Centre in South Africa was established in 1971, initially as a cheetah breeding project and the Centre has during the past 40 years bred over 800 cheetah cubs. Various conservation projects have been initiated since its inception which also inlcudes a successful African wild dog breeding programme. Known in the past as the De Wildt Cheetah Centre the name has recently been changed to the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre as a tribute to the woman who has devoted her life to the survival of the cheetahs as well as other rare and endangered species

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Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg

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Aan van Dyk Cheetah Center

What a wanderful place. Animals are well looked after. Staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely visit Ann van Dyk Cheetah centre again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wanderful place. Animals are well looked after. Staff are very friendly and helpful. I will definitely visit Ann van Dyk Cheetah centre again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's called cheetah center but you get to see - really close - and learn a bit, about cheetahs, wild dogs, hyenas, vultures and some species of antilopes. The tour starts (on some days, better check...) with the cheetah run: right in front of you, starting some 10 meters away, the cheetah chases - full speed - what it thinks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent!!!! A must do.......worth every rand and minute. We did the game drive October 2016 together with our Son, daughter in law and grandchild from Scotland, and a friend from Australia. . We enjoy it so much and took our daughter and son in law December 2016. We will do it for sure one of these days again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on our personalized M Milo Tours. It was amazing. There was education about the wildlife throughout the guided visit which included a cheetah run, ride through the center which wild dogs chased the safari vehicle. The importance of vultures and their role in the ecosystem was well done. Suitable for our 78 year old mother.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two daily drives are the only way to see the cats and dogs. No other options are available. There is nothing to see at the reception center if the interaction event is not scheduled. So, go if you have a reservation and be on time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative and a great attraction for bringing visitors to South Africa. We were able to get close to the Cheetah's & Wild Dogs without being too intrusive. The guides are well informed & we felt very safe the entire time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cheetah center should be on your top 3 things to do in Johannesburg. It gives you an up-close and educational insight into this magnificent animal. Not only do they have cheetahs, but they also have the wild dogs which are also endangered. Take the 3 hour tour and book in advance. On the tour, you will the Cheetah run,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This presents the chance to see carnivores up close, which can be elusive in the wild. As well as a chance to support the good educational work done and important breeding efforts that help save the wild populations

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is so much more than the name suggests. While it is an important sanctuary for the preservation of cheetahs it also preserves other endangered species, specifically the wild dogs and vultures. We did the cheetah run and ambassador experience (pet a cheetah - but these animals really do deserve their ambassador title - they are highly dignified and regal)... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Enjoyed going into the cages to take photos. Very nice and neat. A true animal sanctuary. Very friendly and nice people.

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