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    Drakenstein Lion Park

    Old Paarl Road | R101, Paarl 7680, South Africa
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    Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

    What an amazing experience !!! Friendly people, great dinner , surrounded by breathtaking lions. I struggled to sleep a bit because the lions get quite vocal at night , but I would do it again ANYTIME !!! Whether you are from cape town or abroad...More

    Thank Kim C
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    What is there not to love about this experience! Not only is the tents massive and very comfortable, with good beds and hot showers. You get a cooked and tasty meal at sunset. And for the thirsty there is the honesty fridge with sodas and...More

    Thank Eddan-1978
    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    The biggest reason you should visit is to simply support such an important initiative. The first lion park I've been to that truly cares about the lions. We didn't stay there over the night but instead opted for an afternoon visit. We got to see...More

    Thank Mari B
    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Drakenstein lion park in the tented camp for one night . When we arrived we were greeted and shown to our tent where we could leave our belongings. We were then free to walk around the park and even after all day...More

    1  Thank lainnorway
    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    We had been meaning to visit for sometime and were prompted as we have family visiting, with children in April. So glad we did. Very well run establishment with friendly staff. To see the antics of the white lion teenagers was a bonus. Intend to...More

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    "All the "rooms" have spectacular views of the lions pens, don't expect luxury but what's..."
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    "The accomodation is tented, don't expect The Ritz. The budget for the park is raised entirely on entrance..."
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    "A tip? Don't stay there overnight! Visit, by all means, but avoid the 'sleep with the lions'..."
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    "You might want to visit around feeding times mon,Wed & Fri 4pm to see a little more of the lions"
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