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Daniell Cheetah Project

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R75, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
+27 42 232 0539
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Excellent Visit

We visited the Cheetah Project during December for the first time. Wow what an awesome experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ian A
Lovely stopover

We loved our visit to the cheetah project. The whole tour is around an hour long, and well worth it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cape Town, South Africa
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Daniell Cheetah Project offers you the unique opportunity to experience cheetahs from several age groups up close while they are relaxing, playing or being fed.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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R75, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
R75, Kirkwood, Sundays River Valley, South Africa
+27 42 232 0539
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Cheetah Project during December for the first time. Wow what an awesome experience. Maxi, our guide was very knowledgeable about the animals and the project as a whole. We also enjoyed a light lunch on the front veranda. Overall a very enjoyable...More

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our visit to the cheetah project. The whole tour is around an hour long, and well worth it for the R90 entrance fee. Our guide was clearly very rehearsed in his speech, but we learnt a lot and had a great time. It...More

Thank CTnicoleH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Daniell Cheetah Project on a very hot day - 39 °C! The cats where very lazy, because of the heat, but we had a wonderful time looking at them. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and we learned quite a lot from...More

Thank Rentia V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this place by chance driving through S. Africa and stopped. This trip, I made a special reservation for the regular tour and the private cheetah walk. Was even better this time around (we got lucky it wasn't too hot or sunny that day...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 29 November 2017

A group of 4 friends visited and did both the predator walk and tour of the establishment. Yes, it dos of course have some similarities with a zoo in that the cats and other animals have to be in large secure compounds, but it is...More

1  Thank BJY2011
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The concept of a breeding program for endangered species is interesting. However this is not,in my opinion, happening here! The animals were too used to human contact, isolated in large cages with no trees or grass just man made wooden structures. There was no breeding...More

Thank 1janey
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Interesting visit but felt that it was rushed and not too exciting, It was very hot and uncomfortable. We did not get a chance to touch the cheetah. Their collection of cats is good. The whole exhibit could do with a few more trees though....More

Thank reidJhb
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this place last year and had to come back for another walk (mostly sat down though as she didn't want to do much walking 😁). The experience of getting up close with a cheetah is a great privilege and makes you appreciate what these...More

Thank Jooles101
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The women at the shop selling the tickets was not pleasent however our guide was really good - full of knowledge and friendly. we heard a lot of the cheetah as and endangered species, met hyenas and really changed our opinion of them! and the...More

Thank Felicia G
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Called back in to see the animals and staff at this marvellous facility. This was a return visit having visited before in May 2016. The return visit did not disappoint. We love the place. They do great work with the animals. Very impressed and since...More

Thank Pesaro2
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2015|
Response from AlexBig | Property representative |
Hello Bill, Thank you for your question. Yes, of course children are most welcome at the project. We do ask parents to bear in mind that children's safety and the cats' wellbeing are our highest priorities. We are keen for... More