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Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre

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Old Paarl Rd & R304, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 884 4506
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Great day feeding and stroking giraffes

What a fantastic and magical day visiting and feeding giraffes and seeing other wild rescued... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexandra H
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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Wonderful experience

We went to the giraffe house along with our little daughter on our way to stellenbosch. If you are... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Hubert P
via mobile
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Old Paarl Rd & R304, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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+27 21 884 4506
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic and magical day visiting and feeding giraffes and seeing other wild rescued animals and having the chance to get up close to feed and stroke them. A great experience for all ages.

Thank Alexandra H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the giraffe house along with our little daughter on our way to stellenbosch. If you are going this way I highly recommend the giraffe house especially with kids. We as adults even loved it. It has a great charm, is inexpensive and...More

Thank Hubert P
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend with the family. Between the animals and enjoying nature that our country overs.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Nobody I know had heard of this place so it was a very pleasant surprise. Pity it was so hot and dry. The animals took quite a bit of strain, not too much shade for them But a large park with a variety of animals

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I wish I knew the ladies name, that helped us the day we arrived at Giraffe House. She was amazing. She explained about the animals and who to feed. I would just recommend more shady areas for us to sit and watch the animals. However...More

1  Thank stacey128
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We Really should not support these types of establishments! Animals should not be kept in cages with kids THROWING- literally throwing dry pellets at them! We were told it was giraffes in the very large spaces but there are lots of other animals and it’s...More

2  Thank samgina1
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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Couple of animals to see, with the Giraffes being the highlight. Also has some snakes etc. Has a nice playground and a kiosk to get a drink etc. Great to visit with kids 0-12yrs, probaly 1-2hours max.

1  Thank Rick_Zurich
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Oh, what a wonderful time we had at the Giraffe House! It was my little nephew's 3rd birthday that day and we decided to take him out for the day. I did not realise that we could feed the animals which made it even more...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived a little past 12, with an aching bladder and in need of a toilet, but the sarcastic patron at the gate refused me entry, until I paid the entrance fee. When I gave up and tried to pay I couldn't. First I had to...More

4  Thank tsareviews
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Pleasant morning spent with children looking at the animals. The tuck shop offered sachet coffee and and a limited selection of sweets.

1  Thank Antony C
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