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Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
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Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre


Tenikwa offers guests the opportunity for a close, safe encounter with the lesser cats of South Africa (African Wild Cat, Serval, Caracal), as well as Cheetahs and Leopard. Some of the more exclusive packages permit inter-action with the animals. The Tenikwa encounter is a great follow-on to a game reserve / safari experience; the opportunity to study these beautiful animals at closer quarters. Tenikwa also has a Meerkat Meander where visitors can see Meerkats and Tortoises, as well as a variety of indigenous waterfowl, Blue Cranes and Marabou Storks to delight bird watchers. Tenikwa supports the upliftment of local communities through Eco tourism and is environmentally responsible. Entrance fees fund Tenikwa′s PBO Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Programme. Open 365 days a year, including Christmas Day and New Year′s Day. Amenities include a Tea Garden for light meals, Parking, Wheel-chair Friendly. Licensed to serve liquor.

ProgramsDurationTimeUnit1st Sept 2013 ‐
31st Aug 2014
The Wild Cat Experience
(under 6 years free of charge)
1 ½ hourFrom 09h00 ‐ 16h30,
every half hour
Adult
6 ‐ 12yr
R185
R95
The Sunrise Cheetah Walk2 hours07h30Per PersonR580
The Sunrise Combo3 hours 07h30 Per Person R690
Photographic Tour2 hours 07h30 Per Person R520
Photographic Combo4 hours 07h30 Per Person R920
The Sunset Combo3 hours 15h00 Per Person R690
The Sunset Cheetah Walk2 hours 16h30 Per Person R580
The Sunrise Crazee Cat DayWhole Day 07h00 ‐ 16h30 Per Person R1800
The Sunset Crazee Cat DayWhole day 08h30 ‐ 18h00 Per Person R1800
Living with our Wild Neighbours2 hours Sun & Thurs: 14h00‐16h00
Tues 10h00‐12h00
Per Person R100

The Wild Cat Experience
A 1 and 1/2 hour guided walking tour to visit the wild cats and other creatures at Tenikwa. Tours depart every ½ hour from 09h00 with the last tour departing 16h30. Wheelchair friendly and suitable for all ages. Prams cannot be taken into the enclosures. All weather program. No bags, backpacks to be taken into the enclosures. No animal contact policy on this program.

The Sunrise Cheetah Walk
Booking in at 07h15 and walk with the Cheetahs from 07h30 ‐ 09h00, where you will spend time with them in the natural fynbos while they enjoy their morning exercise. Thereafter relax with a refreshment and snack, walk along the Meerkat Meander and enjoy the antics of the Marabou Storks and Blue Cranes. Long Trousers and sturdy closed walking shoes are required. Terrain is not suitable for wheelchairs. Height requirement of 1.5m and minimum 16 years of age. Program ends 09h30. Specified refreshments included. Booking essential. Weather permitting. Animal contact permitted on Cheetah Walk.

The Sunrise Combo (Cheetah Walk + Wild Cat Experience)
Booking in at 07h15 with a cup of coffee. Walk with the Cheetahs starts at 07h30, where you will spend time with them in the natural fynbos while they enjoy their morning exercise. Thereafter enjoy a light snack and refreshment, followed by The Wild Cat Experience to meet the other cats and creatures at Tenikwa. Long Trousers and sturdy closed walking shoes required. Terrain is not suitable for wheelchairs. Height requirement of 1.5m and minimum 16 years of age. Program ends 10h30. Booking essential. Weather permitting. Animal contact permitted on Cheetah Walk.

The Sunset Cheetah Walk
Booking in at 16h15. Walk with the Cheetahs starts about 16h30, depending on weather, where you will spend time with them in the natural fynbos while they enjoy their afternoon exercise. Walk ends at approximately 18h00. Thereafter a complimentary glass of wine and snacks are served. Long Trousers and sturdy walking shoes required. Terrain is not suitable for wheelchairs. Height requirement of 1.5m and minimum 16 years old. Program ends 18h30. Booking essential. Weather permitting. Animal contact permitted on Cheetah Walk.

The Sunset Combo (Cheetah Walk + Wild Cat Experience)
Booking in at 14h45. Join the 15h00 Wild Cat Experience to meet the cats and other creatures at Tenikwa. Walk with the Cheetahs starts about 16h30, where you will spend time with them in the natural fynbos while they enjoy their afternoon exercise. Walk ends at approximately 18h00. Thereafter enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and light snacks. Long Trousers and sturdy closed walking shoes required. Terrain is not suitable for wheelchairs. 1.5m Height requirement and minimum 16 years of age. Booking essential. Weather permitting. Animal contact permitted on Cheetah Walk.

The Photographic Tour
Booking in at 07h15. This program is designed specifically for the amateur or semi-professional photographer to obtain some stunning photos of wild cats or for the discerning guest who would like an exclusive tour. Long Trousers are required. Program ends 09h30. Booking essential. Specified refreshments included in the price of the program. Height requirement of 1.5m and 16 years of age. No Animal contact policy on this program.

The Photographic Combo
Booking in at 07h15. This program combines the Sunrise Cheetah Walk followed by The Photographic Tour making a morning program. Long Trousers and sturdy walking shoes required. Height requirement of 1.5m and minimum 16 years of age. Program ends 11h30. Booking essential. Specified refreshments included in the program. Animal contact permitted on the cheetah walk section of the program only.

The Crazee Cat Day
This is a full day program: 07h30 ‐ 16h30, or 08h30 ‐ 18h30. During your program, you will tour the centre to visit the cats and other creatures at Tenikwa. you will be working alongside the Animal Keepers, have fun during some Animal Enrichment Sessions, assist with any rehabilitation admissions that come in and enjoy a Cheetah Grooming Session. Either start or end your day by walking alongside our cheetahs in the natural fynbos whilst they enjoy their daily exercise. Long Trousers and sturdy closed walking shoes are required. Booking essential. Breakfast, Lunch and specified refreshments included in the price of the program. Height requirement of 1.5m and minimum 16 years of age.

Living With Our Wild Neighbours
A fascinating 2 hour program providing an extraordinary glimpse into the world of some of our closest living relatives. Learn to interpret the behaviour of our resident Chacma baboons and indigenous Vervet monkeys. Sundays and Thursdays: 14h00 ‐ 16h00, Tuesdays: 10h00 ‐ 12h00. Booking essential.

Tenikwa is open 365 days a year including Christmas and New Year′s Day. Amenities include a Tea Garden for light meals, parking, wheelchair friendly, Mothers Corner and liquor license. Entrance fees fund Tenikwa′s NPO Wildlife Rehabilitation and Release Program, returning wildlife back to nature where they belong. PBO Ref No: 9300/29955.

Contact Details
Tel:+27 (0) 44 534 8170
Cel:+27 (0) 82 486 1515
Address:Manlen Estate
Forest Hall Road
The Crags
6602
Emailinfo@tenikwa.co.za
Websitewww.tenikwa.co.za
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