Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary, Stanford

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Providing a safe haven for endangered animals, Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary offers guided walks designed to provide insight into the world of white and brown lions, caracals, tigers, and black leopards. The sanctuary does not run a breeding program, rather concentrating on offering a protected environment for rescued animals and teaching visitors about threats big cats continue to face on a daily basis. If you like tourism with a meaning, consider joining the sanctuary's volunteer program, during which you'll have a chance to care for Africa's majestic cats. Use our Stanford trip builder site to arrange your visit to Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary and other attractions in Stanford.
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  • the people at panthera africa are taking great care of the big cats and are doing their best to save more big cats that are living in bad environments and they are trying to stop canned hunting and th...  more »
  • I found out about Panthera Africa - Big Cat Sanctuary from a local that told me I had to take my family here before we left South Africa. He was correct. After staying 3 months in Fisherhaven, this ma...  more »
  • This place is very special. The talk is so moving, I cried when I heard the stories of the lions and how they are treated in canned hunting facilities. The owners Cat and her partner are truly amazing...  more »
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  • Probably the best sanctuary I have ever visited. The educational tours they do are very insightful. The care and concern the staff has for the wonderful cats they look after is very touching. We need more great projects like this who are run by people who love what they do.
  • We visited in June and with our grandaughter spending a few days with us in in the July holidays , decided it would be a great place to take her. This time our guide was Abbey and she ,like Martin last time, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. We learnt some more and grandaughter loved the whole experience. Abbey answered the young people's questions openly and honestly. Besides the wonderful work this sanctuary does they offer an experienced that leaves one thinking long after. Thank you all. Moira Walker.
  • Beautiful place with some heartbreaking stories. Our guide Abby knew every animal by name and all their histories too. A lifechanging experience
  • A must go see. Wonderful work that needs all the support it can get.
  • Interesting experience, perhaps a bit heavy on the talking side but the work they do for these big cats is brilliant.
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