The Photographic Combo affords you the opportunity to experience the best of the best by enjoying the experience of walking  with our cheetahs on their daily enrichment program, as well as a leisurely exclusive tour of the centre to see and photograph the rest of our indigenous cats of South Africa in natural setting.

This program is geared towards the photographic enthusiast as well as guests who would like to spend more time with the cats without the pressure of being in a group tour. It affords ample time and opportunity to photograph Africa’s wild cats in a natural setting and time enough to appreciate the beauty of the cats.

The  Photographic Combo is divided into two sections with a complimentary beverage and light refreshments included.

DEPARTURE TIMES

The Sunrise Photo Combo starts at 07h30. Guests must be signed in by 07h15.

The Sunset Photo Combo starts at 14h00. Guests must be signed in by 13h45.

The time of our Cheetah Walks coincides with the naturally active time of our cheetahs and is typical of natural behaviour in the wild.

DURATION

Allow 3.5 Hours for collection arrangements.

PRICE

R1250 per adult.
No persons under 16 years or 1.5 metres allowed on this program

THE PHOTOGRAPHIC COMBO POLICIES AND RULES

Children Policy

This program is not suitable for young children. For safety reasons, children must be 16 years and older to partake in the walk.  All persons joining the walk must be at least 1.5 metres tall.

Infants and toddlers may not be carried in backpacks by parents on the walk.

Should parents wish to do the walk but their children do not meet the height or age requirement, please contact us so that we can provide you with some alternative options.

Dress Code

Guests are requested to dress in comfortable clothing. Consider bringing a hat or sun protection as this program is conducted outdoors. The Cheetah Walk takes place over some ground which can be uneven and slippery. All guests are required to wear long trousers which cover their ankles for this part of the program. Long dresses or stockings are not an acceptable substitute for long trousers. Guests will be required to change into suitable attire before proceeding with the walk.  Closed, sturdy walking shoes (tackies, sneakers, hiking boots are all suitable) are required to be worn on the Cheetah Walk.

Bags, backpacks and camera bags must be locked in your vehicle or stored in one of our lockable cabinets as they are not allowed to be taken with on the walk or into enclosures.

Only subscription sunglasses are allowed on the walk.

Please consider bringing a hat or cap along for sun protection because the sun can be quite hot during summer. A light windbreaker is also good to include, especially for the Sunset Cheetah Walk as it can get quite chilly once the sun goes down.

Group Size

On the Cheetah Walk section of this program, the group size is 8 people walking with 2 cheetahs, or  people walking with 1 cheetah. There is ample time to enjoy your experience. If you would prefer an exclusive arrangement, please contact us as additional charges will apply. The photographic tour section of this program is exclusive to your group.

Fitness Policy

The Photographic Tour part of this combination program is easy and there are benches along the way to rest. A reasonable degree of fitness is required to keep up with the cheetahs who normally do take rests during the way.  If you feel that you may not keep up, or suffer from any type of illness that affects your mobility or fitness, please let us know beforehand so that we can do our utmost to accommodate you.

No walking sticks are allowed on the cheetah walk.

For safety reasons, pregnant woman are discouraged from taking part in the cheetah walk.

Difficulty - Moderate 70%

Weather Policy

This program is an all weather program. Rain jackets are provided in inclement weather.

No refund will be offered if you decide not to do the program because on the weather. Tenikwa reserves the right to cancel the cheetah walk in extreme weather conditions due to slippery terrain. In such cases, we will do our best to accommodate the rescheduling of your booking or offer a refund on the cheetah walk part of the program price.

No Touch Policy

Animal Contact Policy

During the walk our cheetahs are free to express natural behavior, and its a privilege to be so close but not to interfere with this special time of their day.

Our animal contact policy follows a strict code of ethics which is compiled to ensure that the human-animal encounter is in keeping with the natural behavior of the animal.

There is a no touching policy enforced on this combination program.

No Touch Policy

Photography Policy

This program is about enjoying our cats and taking beautiful photographs, but please respect our photographic protocols. Flash photography is prohibited and Flashes must be disabled. The animals will not be posed, restrained in any way, or forced to behave in an unnatural way for photographs. Selfie-sticks are not allowed in the enclosures. “Selfies” with the cats in the background are not allowed. Guests may not pose with the cats. The guides may not take photographs on your behalf whilst in the enclosures. Camera Bags are to remain outside the enclosures.

Guests are welcome to take photographs and video of their cheetah walk. Camera bags and camera backpacks may not be taken on the walk. Flash must be disabled at all times during the walk.  Sheepskin Fluffy Mufflers on microphones are not allowed as the cheetahs will bite them off!

Guests are not allowed in front of the cheetahs to take photographs during the walk. Selfie-sticks are not allowed to be taken on the walk.  Disrespectful poses with the cheetahs will not be allowed.

The Photographic Combo

Ample Time to Enjoy
R1250.00 Per Person

Guests must be 16 years and older

Guests must be 1.5 metres and taller