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  • Felidae Centre is located in the well-known Free State province, which borders on the Northern Cape. The predator farm is situated only 30 km from the historical town of Kimberley, on the National Road, the N8.

    Felidae Centre is located in the well-known Free State province, which borders on the Northern Cape. The predator farm is situated only 30 km from the historical town of Kimberley, on the National Road, the N8.

    Why you should visit us:

    How are we different to other PREDATOR parks? We put the needs of our animals first and ensure that they are stressed as little as possible. We endeavour to promote the welfare and survival of these animals while encouraging the education of the public.

    We want visitors to experience the feeling of the awesomeness of these animals, but we also want to make sure that they learn something along the way.

    We have a relationship with each of our animals and we try to keep them in the most natural environment possible.

    As a visitor, you will have the opportunity to meet some of our ‘ambassador’ cats and see, feel and hear them up close. You will also be able to view the lions feeding and tour the enclosures. Make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to feed the bat-eared foxes!!

    The purpose of the Felidae Centre is to breed with the endangered cheetah, in order to ensure pure and healthy genes as well as the survival of the cheetah. Furthermore, by doing tours and school outings, we want to change people’s mind sets about our cats and encourage both the protection and survival of the various species. Our project started with a cheetah and a caracal, and has since expanded to lions, black-backed Jackal and bat-eared foxes.

    If you want to see the King of the African bush (Lion) and his lionesses feeding on a carcass, or swimming in their pool, while the sun is baking down, or to hear the purr of the magnificent, endangered cheetah while sitting next to her and scratching her behind the ears, then Felidae Centre is the place to be!!

    Get away from the stress of the city and have a relaxed day out in the South Africa sun, while enjoying the beauty of mother nature.

    Come and enjoy a day in the presence of these magnificent animals, you are guaranteed to learn something new and have fun. Make sure that you bring your camera to capture the awesome experience.

    We are also a registered NPC company (a non-profit company).

    Tours & Talk Time

    Book one of our tours and receive the full experience of Felidae and all the animals we take care of here. You will be accompanied by a knowledgable tour guide, so be sure to learn a lot in the process.

    School Tours:

    Groups as big as 30 scholars can be accommodated on a tour, but need adult supervision.

    * Bookings need to be made 2 weeks before time.

    Tours and feeding of lions:

    Entry Fees
    • R150.00 (weekdays) & R100 (weekends) per person
    • R100.00 (weekdays) & R60 (weekends) per child (under 12)
    • Weekdays: by appointment only
    • Interaction is included in the entrance fee
    • children under 2 – free
    Tour & Feeding Times
    • Saturday at 11:00 (feeding) and 14:00
    • Sunday at 14:00
    • Tours during week days – By appointment, please call: 082 9000 567

    * Wedding photos: You will need to book month before time to have your wedding photos taken at Felidae.

    FAQ: Frequently asked questions

    What Should I bring?
    Camera or video camera. Closed shoes and preferable trousers.
    Do you offer group discounts?
    Yes! For more info please contact us for pricing.
    Is there accommodation at the centre?
    Not at the moment, but we are currently building and renovating areas for accommodation.
    Are there toilet facilities?
    Yes situated close to the curio shop
    Is there disability access at the centre?
    Yes but not the toilet facilities
    Is there any food facility or snacks?
    Snacks available in curio shop. Light meals coming soon
    Can children visit Felidae without supervision?
    Anyone is welcome, adult supervision needed for the children
    Is it safe to interact with the animals?
    All the animals are tame, but do remain a wild animal. They are taught to interact with human on a regular basis.
    I would like to donate to the animals! How do I go about this?
    That’s great news and we appreciate your help so much! You can either contact us or make a donation to:

    • Felidae Centre
    • Standard Bank
    • Account number: 040083829
    • Branch: Kimberley (050002)

     

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    1. Wessel Slabbert Felidae Centre

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      Absolutely amazing! Most informative wildlife experience of my life. Simply a must for all animal lovers.

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