Join us on a 1 hour guided Wild Cat tour to learn about the indigenous wild cats of South Africa.  See African Wild Cats, Servals,  Caracals, Cheetahs, Lions and our Leopard, as well as other wildlife such as meerkats marabou storks and much, much more!

This is a unique opportunity to get close to some amazing wild cats as well as other unique creatures, and learn about their struggle to survive in the wild.

You will be taken into the habitats of the various cats, and where, for safety reasons, this is not possible, a walkway will give you opportunity to see and photograph the wild cats whilst your guide explains interesting information about the species and their role in promoting biodiversity.

The program includes a visit pass our Penguin Pool where you have the opportunity to learn more about the marine conservation work that Tenikwa is involved with and a window into the Wildlife Rehabilitation work that we do.


Daily from 09h00. Tours depart every half an hour. Last tour departs 16h30.


This is a 1 Hour guided tour in a group format.


R250 per adult. R145 per child 6 to 12 years of age.
Toddlers 5 yrs and under are no charge.


Children Policy

This program is suitable for all ages. For safety reasons, In certain enclosures, parents may be requested to pick their young children up, or if the guide feels that the situation is unsafe, small children will need to remain outside a particular enclosure with one parent.

There is pram access to each enclosure, but prams will have to be left outside the enclosure.

Dress Code

For the Wild Cat Experience Tour, there is no specific dress code, so please dress comfortably and bring a hat or cap with during sunny weather. Shoes are required to be worn on tour (including children).

Bags and backpacks will not be allowed to be carried on tour, so please lock them in your vehicle beforehand or leave them in the lockable cabinet provided.

You will be asked to remove sunglasses in the cheetah enclosure. (Prescription sunglasses are allowed)

Group Size

This is a group tour.  The average group size for The Wild Cat Experience tour is 10 people. There is no minimum or maximum group size requirement.

Fitness Policy

This program is wheelchair friendly and benches are placed along the way to rest if necessary.

Difficulty - Easy 30%

Weather Policy

The Wild Cat Experience Tour is an all weather program. Rain jackets are provided in inclement weather.

No Touch Policy

Animal Contact Policy

Although the Wild Cat Experience allows guests to be in close proximity to the cats, a No Touching Policy is enforced on this tour.

Photography Policy

Guests are welcome to take photographs of the cats during the tour. Flash photography is prohibited and cameras must be set to No Flash throughout the tour for the comfort of the cats.  Posing with the cats is not allowed. “Selfies” with the cats in the background is not allowed.  As part of our safety protocols, the guides may not take photographs on your behalf whilst in the enclosures.