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Emdoneni Cheetah project

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District Road 123 | Emdoneni Lodge, Hluhluwe Game Reserve 3960, South Africa
+27 35 562 7000
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False Advertising-Video is Misleading-No Touching Allowed

Although their intentions to educate the public and rescue cheetahs is admirable and the animal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
999weluv2travel4fun
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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Extraordinary interaction with wildcats

We took the opportunity to take the guided tour when going to St. Lucia and were surprised how... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Arne K
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Ingolstadt, Germany
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Cat Project with Cheetah, Serval, African Wildcats and Caracals
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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District Road 123 | Emdoneni Lodge, Hluhluwe Game Reserve 3960, South Africa
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+27 35 562 7000

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although their intentions to educate the public and rescue cheetahs is admirable and the animal guide shared worthwhile info,.....the portrayal of the experience as shown on their video is truly fraudulent; indicating to tourists that physical contact with the cheetah adults was included. This is...More

Thank 999weluv2travel4fun
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback about your tour and experience with us and our cats. We apologise that you feel the video was misleading and we will aim to change it in the near future. We are sorry you feel that our prices are too...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We took the opportunity to take the guided tour when going to St. Lucia and were surprised how close we got to the big cats - not only walking around their enclosures but actually going into them. African Wildcats, Caracals, Servals and Cheetahs, some of...More

Thank Arne K
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the positive feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate about our project. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Very informative, the guides were excellent and it was great to see the cats. Despite the pictures and advertising you can't actually pet a cheetah or see the cheetah cubs, so beat that in mind when visiting. Worth a visit though.

Thank Rob K
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the positive feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate about our project.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

A friend had recommended Emdoneni to me when she heard we were planning to stay in St Lucia for a week. From what I could learn online I saw that people complained of over-large tourist groups that spoiled their visit, so I booked a private...More

Thank davidring7
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. So happy you had such an amazing experience by us with our beautiful animals. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Entering the cheetah project centre, we were greeted with a lovely tea garden and a variety of drinks to purchase. Due to there being one tour on a morning, it filled up fast but the guides on the tour were extremely friendly and very entertaining....More

Thank Katie W
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are passionate about our cats and our project and so pleased you had a great experience with us. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 17 July 2017

It was a treat to get to see these wonderful African cats up close. The guide was very informative, explaining how and why some cats wind up there. This is truly a rehab center and not just some side show trying to make a buck!...More

Thank leah w
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review. So happy you had such an amazing experience by us with our beautiful animals. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 9 July 2017

Loved everything about the visit to the cats. Guides are friendly and knowledgable. You get to go inside some of the cat enclosures and you even get to pet some of them. It's a must visit please. Beware not all kids are able to go...More

Thank Maria D
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are passionate about our cats and our project and so pleased you had a great experience with us. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Staff were informative, funny and safety conscious. To be able to see these rescued animals living in a safe environment was reassuring that one can make a difference. How exciting to get so close to the Wild Cats, Serval and Cheetah. It is a must...More

Thank Dixiegals
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the positive feedback, much appreciated. We love our animals and are passionate about our project. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I want to say thank you to the wonderful staff and owners at Emdoneni for an incredible experience. We left with a heart full of Gratitude that there are people like you who care about our country and it's wildlife. We will be back not...More

Thank Bugsnoggin
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are passionate about our cats and our project and so pleased you had a great experience with us. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing experience here as I was able to pet the cheetahs when I went. I was volunteering and this was an extra this we got to do. I would recommend this to anyone thinking about it!

Thank Jake R
Lodge-Owners, Manager at Emdoneni Cheetah project, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your review. So happy you had such a great experience by us with our beautiful animals. Kind Regards Emdoneni Cat Project Team

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davidring7
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martiniquev2014
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Hi there. The information is on the web site for Emdoneni Lodge and look under the Cat Project area. It was R220.0 per person and we just arrived at the lodge and purchased tickets on the day. It can get busy in high season... More
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