Thabazimbi: The Marakele Predator Centre, best known for its white lions, is located less than an hours drive from CHEETAH SAFARI Lodge on the road to Marakele National Park. For any visitor to CHEETAH SAFARIS, this is the place to see lions close up, as well as an array of other predators, indigenous and exotic.
Within the park there are cheetah, white lions, tawny lions and cubs, bengal tigers, spotted hyenas, brown hyena, caracals and the latest addition that is a must see, a white tiger all in large camps with plenty of the bushveld round them to create a happy and comfortable living environment.,
The petting corner has miniature potbellied pigs, regular pot pigs, bush pigs, marmoset and a variety of monkeys, banded mongooses and Zoë the meerkat. There is also a few bird species and much more..
For excitement, CHEETAH SAFARIS can arrange for a trip in the lion mobile, a fully caged-in Land Cruiser that will take you on a lion-raising trip through one of the lion camps. On these trips you will encounter the lions in their natural habitat, even experiencing them on top of the cage, with you looking up to them. Only this time you are in the cage and they are outside. CHEETAH SAFARIS will coordinate the feeding time for you to experience the powerful roar of the lion.
More Thabazimbi activities:
Marakele National Park
Spa (read more on our website)
Mountain Biking Trails
Sight seeing Thabazimbi town
Vaalwater: Deep in the African bushveld, Eventieria Wildlife Park is situated in the ”World-Renowned Waterberg Biosphere” just more than an hours drive form CHEETAH SAFARI Lodge.
The modern state of the art Wildlife Park is the perfect place for the family to do some curio shopping and enjoy a delicious meal at the a la Carte restaurant on the premises with its distinct wildlife ambiance. The Wildlife Park is famed for its: Siberian Tigers; Bengal Tigers; Wild Dogs; African Lions; White Lions; Leopard; Hyenas; Wolves; Coati Bears; Caracals; Alpacas; Crocodiles and the abundance of endangered game species as well as indigenous and exotic animals from all over the world.
Eventiere Wildlife Park feature a remarkable variety of mammals, birds and a Reptiles park where you can see the Burmese python; Corn-snakes; Boa Constrictors and Iguanas. CHEETAH SAFRARIS will arrange your fun filled family day after enjoying your successful hunt..
More Vaalwater Activities:
Elephant Adventure (read more on our website)
Orphanage House Visits (Donations welcome)
Various Curio Stores
Horizon Horseback Safaris
Welgevonden Game Reserve
Mokolo Dam Nature Reserve
Sun City & Pilansberg: Predator World is a zoo, 6km from Sun City and Pilanesberg National park and two hours drive from CHEETAH SAFARIS. Their guided tours are informative and fun and you will be amazed at how magnificent our country’s big predators are at close quarters. Feeding times are not to be missed.
More Sun City & Pilansberg Activities:
Pilansberg Game Reserve
Walk with Cheetahs
Water World Activities
Kwena Gardens Crocodile Farm
Hot Air Balloon Safaris
Bush Horse Riding
Zip 2000 (zip line 2000 meters long)
Archery & Clay Pigeon Shooting
Elephant Back Safaris