Private tour

Plettenberg Bay: Tenikwa Conservation Center Full Day

Plettenberg Bay: Tenikwa Conservation Center Full Day

From US$ 81.57 per person

Spend a day at the Tenikwa Wildlife Rehabilitation and Awareness Center, see the animals, assist behind the scenes in the day-to-day activities of the facility on this tour in Plettenberg Bay.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
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  • Take a leisurely guided tour to see indigenous wild cats of South Africa
  • Assist the animal-keeping staff with animal husbandry tasks
  • Observe how wild animals are admitted and cared for in the wildlife hospital
  • Partake in an life-enrichment exercise with the non-releasable animals
  • Have amazing opportunities to take photographs of the wild cats of South Africa
Full description
Start your day at the Tenikwa Conservation Center helping the animal keepers with their early morning tasks as they do animal and enclosure checks around the center. Enjoy breakfast on the deck overlooking the marabou storks. Get to know the facility and the conservation work being undertaken there and get a tour of the place. Visit the different wild cats of South Africa accompanied by a guide and learn about the conservation issues facing the different species. Have some lunch, and then help out the guides in an enrichment exercise for the non-releasable animals, designed to keep up their quality of life in captivity. Enjoy a guided walk through the indigenous Tsitsikamma forest if time and weather permit. Spend the afternoon helping the animal-keeping staff prepare food for the animals and accompanying them to watch the feedings. Accompany the staff as they secure the animals for the night at the end of the day. Have plenty of time to interact with the staff and find out all about their conservation efforts.
  • Guide
  • Breakfast with coffee or tea
  • A lunch with 1 drink (coffee, tea, beer, wine, or non-alcoholic drink)
  • Access to the rehabilitation facilities (which is not open to the general public)
  • Raingear in the case of bad weather
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Snacks
  • Additional drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 9 years

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Meeting point

Look for "Tenikwa" signposted from the N2 At Animal Alley, keep left (signposted) At the fork in the road, keep right (signposted) Check in at reception

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Selfie sticks
  • Touching animals

Know before you go

  • This is an all-weather program

Product ID: 401144