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Garden Route Animal Sanctuaries

Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve

Where? Brenton On Sea, Garden Route.
Brenton Blue Butterfly Reserve, Garden Route
The Brenton blue butterfly, evident in late October until December, lives within one hectare of asteraceous coastal fynbos and its larvae depend entirely on the lower side of the leaves of Indigofera erecta for their food. ...

Interact with Elephants

Where? The Crags, 6602, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Interact with Elephants, Garden Route
Directly adjacent to Monkeyland and the Birds of Eden sanctuaries in Plettenberg Bay, The Elephant Sanctuary hosts a unique and fully guided educational program that sets itself apart from anything else that South Africa has on ...

Jukani Wildlife Ranch & Care Centre

Where? Jukani Wildlife Ranch & Care Centre, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Jukani Wildlife Ranch & Care Centre, Garden Route
Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary is home to the big cats such as lions, cheetahs, Bengal tigers, leopard (spotted and black), jaguar, pumas, caracal and serval cats and other wildlife species. Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary is the only ...

Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary

Where? N2, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary, Garden Route
The Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary is located in the Crags, 18km east of Plettenberg Bay. A one hour guided tour is available and this takes in an indigenous snake pit, a boomslang exhibit, a monitor lizard enclosure, a large dome ...

Malachite Bird Hide

Where? Wilderness National Park, betwen Wilderness & Sedgefield, Garden Route
Malachite Bird Hide, Garden Route
Nature lovers and bird nuts flock to the Malachite Bird Hide, set in the Wilderness National Park along Langvlei Lake where you can see an outstanding array birds. This relaxing and comfortable viewing point is accessible ...

Monkey around at Monkeyland

Where? Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, The Crags, Plettenberg bay, Garden Route.
Monkey around at Monkeyland, Garden Route
Swing yourself into a tree thick primate sanctuary and explore un-caged monkeys and pre-monkey species that take your affection captive. A free walking foot safari of Monkeyland transports you into a land of big bright eyes that ...

Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary

Where? Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary, N2, Harkerville, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Noah's Park Wolf Sanctuary, Garden Route
Noah's Park & Wolf Sanctuary offers a fun-filled outing for the whole family at affordable prices. The diverse collection of wildlife and farmyard animals will fascinate both children and adults alike. Make eye-contact with a ...

Radical Raptors

Where? The Heath, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Radical Raptors, Garden Route
Visit the Bird of Prey Rehabilitation and Awareness Centre. This outstanding rehabilitation centre strives to raise community awareness of raptors and the impact of humans on their environment. Focusing on rescue, ...

Reptile Encounters

Where? Garden Route Game Lodge, N2, Albertinia, Garden Route, South Africa
Reptile Encounters, Garden Route
If slithering snakes and all things cold blooded are your passion then you will thoroughly enjoy the Reptile encounters at the Garden Route Game Lodge. Chat to the in house Herpetologist (snake expert) and learn more about these ...

See the Pallingat Eels

Where? Stilbaai Tourism Bureau, Palingat Homestead, Still Bay.
See the Pallingat Eels, Garden Route
Visit the Stilbaai Tourism Bureau housed in the Palinggat Homestead in Stilbaai where you will see the only tame eels in South Africa fed in the fountain adjacent to the Tourism Bureau. These freshwater eels belong to the ...

Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre

Where? Forest Hall Road, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre, Garden Route
Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre at Plettenberg Bay offers a truly unique Wildcat Experience. Guests are taken on a guided tour to meet captive-bred furry felines, living in a semi-natural environment. So close, you can hear ...

Visit Birds of Eden

Where? Birds of Eden, Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route.
Visit Birds of Eden, Garden Route
Birds of Eden in Plettenberg Bay is the world’s largest single span aviary, just a few kilometres east of Plettenberg Bay in the Garden Route, where birds are free to fly free provides an incredible experience for those who ...

Tsitsikamma Wolf Sanctuary

Where? R102, Storms River, Tsitsikamma
Tsitsikamma Wolf Sanctuary, Garden Route
If you loved White Fang, you will adore this unique sanctuary. Tsitsikamma Wolf Sanctuary is the only registered, non-profit centre in South Africa housing 80 beautiful wolves. The sanctuary was established in the year 2000 ...

Drape a Snake around your Neck

Where? Cango Wildlife Ranch, R62 en route Cango Caves, 3km outside Outshoorn, Karoo, Western Cape.
Drape a Snake around your Neck, Garden Route
Slither through the Snake Park at the Cango Wildlife Ranch. Scale species surrender their secrets as you learn of their essential ecosystem engagements. Not on your usual guest list visit with Burmese Pythons, Ball Pythons, Black ...

Hold a Cub at Cango Wildlife Ranch

Where? Cango Wildlife Ranch, Route 62 en route Cango Caves, 3km outside Outshoorn.
Hold a Cub at Cango Wildlife Ranch, Garden Route
Cheetahland established in 1988 as a wild cat conservation camp is the oldest and biggest Cheetah contact centre in the world. This sanctuary to Africa's endangered cats is preserved in the Karoo's picturesque town of Oudtshoorn. ...

Scenic Flight & Oudtshoorn Day Trip

Where? Day trip to Oudtshoorn with scenic flight of the Garden Route (Knysna, Wilderness etc).
Scenic Flight & Oudtshoorn Day Trip, Garden Route
This trip delivers a fascinating visit to the Cango Caves, Crocodile and Cheetah Park and Safari Ostrich Ranch. Depart by private air charter on a scenic 40 minute flight to Oudtshoorn. This flight takes you overhead of Knysna ...
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