Let’s go tour……
- an Elephant Sanctuary
- an African Arts & Craft market,
- a Cheetah Centre
Our tour departs at 08:30 and takes us to the North West Province, location of amongst others,
an Elephant Sanctuary, nestled in a forest at the foothills of the Magaliesberg Mountains a few kilometers north of the Hartbeespoort dam where we are to experience an awesome site guided African elephant interaction program commencing at 10:00. Touching and walking with real African elephants is an absolute delight!
Ps. Don’t forget to ask for an “elephant kiss” while mingling with the elephants!
Following on the program at The Elephant Sanctuary we visit an African Arts and Craft Market of delight!
Browse the vast number of items on display and negotiate a best price at leisure. Enjoy an optional coffee, tea or beverage and a snack of choice available from a variety of restaurants at the African Arts and Craft Market.
With African Arts & Craft shopping bags filled to the brim we head for the Cheetah Centre nestled at the foothills of the Magaliesberg Mountains a few kilometers north of the Hartbeespoort dam where we are to experience an awesome site guided Cheetah program commencing at 13:30. Being close up, even touching a cheetah is not an everyday experience!
The cheetah is the fastest land animal, reaching speeds of up to 120km/h (74mph).vOne stride covers from 6 – 9 meters (19 – 29ft). It can cover 28m (91ft) in one second. The scientific name for cheetah is Acinonyx jubatus – Acinonyx meaning ‘non-moving claws’ referring to the non retractable claws and jubatus, which means maned, referring to the mantle on a young cheetahs back.
An exhilarating tour discovering the cheetah, their behavior and survival.
More is to be seen at the Cheetah Centre…….
African Wild Dog, now on the Endangered list.
Caracal, a formidable hunter.
Various African wild game in addition to Cheetah can be seen from a guided Safari vehicle while
on tour at the Cheetah Centre.
Return to Pretoria:
Soon after the program ends at De Wildt Cheetah Centre.
A fantastic Cheetah experience awaits!
Program fees at the Elephant Sanctuary and the Cheetah Centre
Tea & Coffee at the Elephant Sanctuary and the Cheetah Centre
Light lunch at the African Arts and Craft Market
What to wear:
Winter: 0 to 20°C
Warmish dress code, early morning is cold – Jeans, warm jacket, sneakers, sun glasses, camera, hat
Summer: 15 – 45°C
Light dress code – Shorts, sneakers/sandals, sun glasses, camera, hat, sun screen lotion