Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Centre Half-Day Tour from Johannesburg

Ann van Dyk De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre has gained international recognition for bringing the cheetah back from the brink of extinction through its captive breeding programmes. This success has been unparalleled anywhere else in the world by Ann van Dyk De Wildt Cheetah Centre.Nestled in the foothills of the Magaliesberg in South Africa’s North West Province, the Ann van Dyk De Wildt Cheetah Research Centre is situated an hour from Johannesburg. Ann van Dyk De Wildt cheetah centre offers you the opportunity to learn more about fascinating creatures such as the wild dog, cheetah and various species of owls and vultures. During your visit to Ann van Dyk De Wildt Cheetah centre an experienced guide will take you on a guided tour.

Duration 6 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • National Park fees
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre
What's excluded :
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
The De Wildt Cheetah Sanctuary is an hour drive from Johannesburg.  It's offers you the opportunity to learn more about fascinating creatures such as the wild dog, cheetah and various species of owls and vultures. The De Wildt Cheetah sanctuary is an excellent place to get up close to Cheetah and Wild Dogs, but also has a number of other really interesting animals to see including Honey Badgers, Wild Cats and Caracals. The centre specialises in breeding some of these rare mammals and in promoting awareness of the importance of conservation.

The De Wildt Cheetah Centre was established in 1971 with the aim of breeding endangered species. Over the past two decades the Centre’s efforts have resulted in the major achievement of breeding what was once a threatened species, the cheetah. Over the years, nearly 600 cheetah cubs have been born at De Wildt – a dramatic contrast to the days when the cheetah population of South Africa was estimated at a mere 700.

While the cheetah project was the base from which the Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre launched its conservation ethic, it soon widened to include other rare and endangered animal species such as wild dog, brown hyaena, serval cat, suni antelope, blue and red duiker, bontebok, riverine rabbit and vultures – including the very rare Egyptian vulture.

Many of these have been successfully bred for later reintroduction into the wild, thus helping to re-populate areas where such species have disappeared or are no longer abundant.
Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not listed above, kindly send us your Hotel details. Or you can also type here your hotel nameAirports
  • Johannesburg Intl Airport, Johannesburg South Africa
Departure Time :
6:30 AM
Return Detail :
-
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Mount Zion Tours and Travels (PTY) Ltd

Activity ID: V-10378P21

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