One of Panthera Africa's main purposes is to be an educational platform where we create awareness about the conditions big cats face in captivity, and how animal welfare and enrichment plays a vital role in giving them the best captive life possible. We are a true sanctuary where no cub petting, breeding or trading takes place.
On our educational visits you have the chance of capturing photographs of the big cats in their beautiful Natural homes, and get to know about their unique stories, in addition to the important facts about the species and their different situations. We strongly believe in the importance of educating you about animal welfare and conservation, so together with a staff member you will be taken for a lovely walk whilst admiring the beautiful cats.
We ask you kindly to arrive 15 minutes prior to your visit.
We look forward to sharing our dream with you, and to introducing you to our four legged friends!
Online booking system closes 24 hours in advance. Please call +27 (0)71 182 8368 to inquire about possible openings on short notice.
Funimfundo pre school Grade R class were so excited to have been sponsored an opportunity to visit P... - Maryann Ward.
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Funimfundo pre school Grade R class were so excited to have been sponsored an opportunity to visit Pantherea. The visit was so much more than any of the learners could have imagined. We arrived to the warm welcoming smiles of the Pantherea staff and met by our guide, Sydney, who was amazing with the children. The Cats were hungry and waiting to be fed, which was an awesome opportunity to see them right up close.and the children were in absolute awe of the sheer size and power of the Cats. Thank you Pantherea for creating a safe and special sanctuary for Cats who otherwise would not have made it in the wild, the sanctuary is a great opportunity for adults and children to see the big Cats up close which creates awareness and an understanding of the need to preserve our wild life. Judging by the drawings done in class the next day, the back Leopard sitting high up in a tree and Neptune chewing a bone were the highlights. We had a fantastic outing, enjoyed by the learners as well as the adults who attended. Thank you Pantherea!
We all really enjoyed our visit, seeing the big cats in the first place and then also seeing the changes the animals have been through and how far they've come. You all do a wonderful job of giving animals that have been severely maltreated a decent way of life and should be applauded for that.