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Cheetah Outreach

#2 of 37 things to do in Somerset West Features Animals
De Beers Avenue | opposite the Somerset Mall, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 6850
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Go during off season

Chance to pet a cheeta was cool & worth the price of admission. A bona fide rescue/conservation... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Studio City
Great experience! Great Staff!

Excellent education about Cheetahs. The experience of petting a cheetah was so cool. My boys (8 and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toledo, Ohio
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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.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
De Beers Avenue | opposite the Somerset Mall, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
+27 21 851 6850
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Chance to pet a cheeta was cool & worth the price of admission. A bona fide rescue/conservation project & the cats have room to move about so no need to feel guilty about captivity. Not, however, worth more than a walk-in walk-out & apparently there...More

Thank GiulianaStudioCity
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent education about Cheetahs. The experience of petting a cheetah was so cool. My boys (8 and 10) loved it. Take cash as credit is not accepted at the time of our visit in June of 2017. Plan on spending an hour and a half.

Thank TankCommander19
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting this place as part of a package deal bought for our birthdays, me and my husband. We were very disappointed, we arrived, no guided tour as stipulated on our deal, no pamphlet, nothing, so, we do not know what these people are doing there,...More

Thank sonjabasson5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Serious Rip off and waste of your time and money! We spent over 1700 Rands for 2 adults and 3 children. There was an 1 hour wait on the bench for 30 seconds the encounter with one adult cat who was sleeping and 2 cubs...More

2  Thank Dr. Anna F
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience was so-so. My wife & I decided to visit this place while on vacation in Cape Town. The staff & the facility were nice. Very inexpensive to visit. We were really excited about the opportunity to have an encounter with the cheetah/cubs. We...More

Thank Jay D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't highly recommend this place enough! All of the proceeds go towards educating local farmers about cheetah poaching, as well as providing dogs as a means of protecting livestock and limiting cheetah poaching. Most of the staff are volunteers. We had the ability to...More

Thank AlyE0608
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been at the Cheetah outreach a few years ago when it was located at Spiers and it was OK at that time. The actual place is terrible, worse than a Zoo... Not sure if petting a Cheetah is also a thing someone needs to do,...More

Thank RolandHupfer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely day out very interesting even if you have young children. You get the opportunity to meet various animals for a small charge and you are allowed to touch them everything is done safely and you have a couple of staff members...More

Thank kimharper325
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see Anatolian best dog named Sivas Kangal. Enterance 10R Touch a cheetah and take a tour 100R

Thank Koray K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good conservation project. Cheetahs are declining in the wild and this programme supplies guard dogs to farmers who in return must agree to not poison, trap or shot cheetahs on their land. The animals at the centre are rescue animals. The guides...More

Thank trish f
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, what would you like to know about this attraction? Will there be any cubs when we visit May 18-May 21?
3 May 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Property representative |
Yes, we have two 5 month old cubs
Do you have to pre-book?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Michael C | Property representative |
No. You do not need to pre-book. We do cheetah encounters from 10 to 1 and from 2 to 5
Mary D
How much is a taxi from water front to Cheetah outreach and back?
27 September 2016|
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Response from Kirsty C | Reviewed this property |
I paid $45 each way, I booked taxi though the hotel I stayed at