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    Drakenstein Lion Park

    Old Paarl Road | R101, Paarl 7680, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 21 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    What is there not to love about this experience! Not only is the tents massive and very comfortable, with good beds and hot showers. You get a cooked and tasty meal at sunset. And for the thirsty there is the honesty fridge with sodas and...More

    Thank Eddan-1978
    Reviewed 16 July 2017

    The biggest reason you should visit is to simply support such an important initiative. The first lion park I've been to that truly cares about the lions. We didn't stay there over the night but instead opted for an afternoon visit. We got to see...More

    Thank Mari B
    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Drakenstein lion park in the tented camp for one night . When we arrived we were greeted and shown to our tent where we could leave our belongings. We were then free to walk around the park and even after all day...More

    1  Thank lainnorway
    Reviewed 2 February 2017

    We had been meaning to visit for sometime and were prompted as we have family visiting, with children in April. So glad we did. Very well run establishment with friendly staff. To see the antics of the white lion teenagers was a bonus. Intend to...More

    Thank UKSwallows
    Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

    Loved the lion park, well worth a visit. The rescue stories about how these magnificent animals ended up at the sanctuary were heart breaking. Although they cannot live in the wild, these lions are given space and proper care to live out their lives happily....More

    Thank Gary O
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    Room Tips
    "All the "rooms" have spectacular views of the lions pens, don't expect luxury but what's..."
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    "The accomodation is tented, don't expect The Ritz. The budget for the park is raised entirely on entrance..."
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    "A tip? Don't stay there overnight! Visit, by all means, but avoid the 'sleep with the lions'..."
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    "You might want to visit around feeding times mon,Wed & Fri 4pm to see a little more of the lions"
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