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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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My visit was very pleasant

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an amazing experience for myself and my family (all adults) they came out from the UK. And very informative on the animals there Really awesome thanks.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful experience - kids loved it and it was very informative for the adults as well. The cheetah run was certainly something special

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful interaction with animals for the kids (ages 8-12 at the time) with safety first, interesting information for big and small. Entertaining guides, comfortable vehicles. All in all very well executed excursion, especially during the long winter holidays.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Cheetah conservation centre that concentrate on preservation and breeding mainly cheetahs, wild dogs and and other wild animals and re-introducing them to wild nature. Our guide Lucas took us around the sanctuary in jeep and talked about their job in the centre as well as animals behavior with so much passion for his job. Great Experience. Beautiful Cheetahs!

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Boksburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cheetah Centre has been going for many years and I have been a visitor many, many times and always want to go back. It is amazing to see those gracious animals up close and the lectures are informative and interesting. A definite bucket list item

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not much to see in Pretoria and Cheetah Center becomes a must. The entrance is not clear though so I spent time on finding it. Eventually I called and they gave me the direction.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Informative Interesting Enjoyed the Guided Tour Lovely days outing for a family. Lovely animals who are well cared for.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Running with the cheetah was so exciting and stroking the soft fur - amazing! Very educational and a wonderful day out. They do wonderful work at this center and its on our doorstep

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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cheetahs are highly endangered members of the cat family and this sanctuary/breeding programme allows visitors the opportunity to get up close and personal with these magnificent animals. The experience includes an informative guided game drive through virgin bushveld terrain, and introduction to members of smaller indigenous cats as well as wild dogs, which are critically endangered. It also features various... More 

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