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Below are some of our facilities:

Turtles Restaurant

Come and have a bite to eat at our exotic fully licensed Turtles Restaurant. We will thrill your taste buds with meals like crocodile kebabs and ostrich steaks. For the more conservative diner we offer conventional hamburgers and steaks and mouth-watering vegetarian meals.

Take a peek at our menu and don’t forget to look at the kiddies’ menu to satisfy the younger members of the family.

The Turtles Restaurant offers the ideal setting for bigger groups wanting an evening meal or braai (barbeque) in a rustic African setting. We cater for groups up to 80, but please remember to make a booking in advance so that we can ensure you leave satisfied and literally ‘filled to the brim”. In conjunction with The Wallow we also offer you the opportunity of booking Turtles Restaurant for a evening function. The evening will start off with cocktails on The Wallow deck with dinner and dance (dancing to our local DJ is optional) at Turtles Restaurant.

Bring the family and delight your senses at Turtles Restaurant. Relax in a peaceful African atmosphere with cascading waterfalls and wandering peacocks completing the picture.

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Turtles Restaurant

Kiddies ribs, milkshake and onion rings Waffle with Ice Cream Friendly staff
Kiddies ribs, milkshake
& onion rings
waffle with ice cream
& milkshake
friendly staff to serve
you delicacies


Dinkum Tucker


Explorers on tour can grab a quick snack and cooldrink en route to Cheetahland at this quaint tuck shop.
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The Wallow


The Wallow


Welcome to our exclusive entertainment venue, situated in the heart of a secret paradise – The Valley of Ancients. Witness the sun setting over Snapper Gorge, our water world of crocodiles, hippos and frolicking otters as you sip an exotic cocktail. The Tropical forest stand sentinel over all as the night draws up its jeweled cloak across the sky.

Settle in resplendent comfort to an evening of mouth-watering and unique cuisine – serenaded by traditional music, dance and the night sounds of Africa.


Grunts Restaurant

Grunts Restaurant – is our all new forest themed fast food restaurant with its large deck overlooking Kuranda Forest.  This 120 seater restaurant also offers spit barbeque facilities and is ideal for evening functions. We also cater for children's parties.

Grunts restaurant


Our Experiences hut where visitors taking part in any one of our Natural Encounters will receive a photo folder as proof of their bravery.  This centre is also equipped with the necessary technology to save your photos to a CD and you also have the option of purchasing a Ranch DVD including your Encounter photos.

Traders Curios

Curios Shop

Be Wild at Heart and complete your experience with a souvenir from our Curio Shop. The curios are from all over Africa and will be a remembrance of your holiday. We offer a wide variety of items from keyrings, cuddly toys, African carvings to unique clothing ranges for young and old. Or why not let the talent of David Bucklow, well-known African artist mesmerize you with the most amazing Wildlife art. For further information on our product range, please email us at

Our new T-shirt and underwear range is not to be missed out on.

 Curio Items  Ostrich Eggs


Tucked away in the heart of Valley of Ancients you will find Vundu’s Emporium where mouth-watering snacks will keep hungry and thirsty explorers’ strength up.

Vundus Shop  Vundus Dive Side  Vundus Sign

Natural Encounters

Befriend a snake, cheetah, white Bengal tiger cub or 4 meter Nile crocodile when taking part in our Natural Encounters Program. Overcome your fears or indulge in your dreams with the following Encounters and photo opportunities up for grabs:

Cheetah Encounter 16 years and older only
Tiger Encounter 16 years and older only
Reptile Encounter 2 years and older only
Croc Cage Diving 12 years and older only

To ensure that this thrilling encounter remains with you forever, you will receive a photo folder of your encounter to treasure and show off to your friends.

Please note:
Natural Encounters is an optional extra and NOT included in the entrance fee.
Children younger than 16 participating in the applicable Encounters must be accompanied by an adult.

Crocodile Cage Diving  Cheetah Encounter  Snake Encounter  Snake Encounter


Snake Park

Slimy, slithering snakes; creatures nightmares are made of; the one animal most people love to hate. But exactly how slimy and scaly are these footless wonders?

Take a walk through our snake park and see a different side to these animals. Learn interesting facts about snakes and where they come from. Walk where most people and perhaps even angels, fear to tread and appreciate the bizarre beauty of these creatures that are so important to our ecosystems.

Snake Park   Snake   Snake Park Lizzard

Kids Zone

This delightful little corner of the ranch was designed with one thing and one thing only in mind; children. Most children dream of having a bunny or guinea pig to cuddle and this is exactly what our farmyard offers. Children are given the opportunity to enter the rabbit enclosure and cuddle to their little hearts’ desires while viewing the peculiar Potbellied Pigs next door. When the rabbits become old news, they can always venture into the goat enclosure where they can meet our always-hungry Cameroon dwarf goats.

Due to the high demand for ‘bunny cuddling’ amongst the young at heart, we also allow adults to enter the enclosures. Make your children and inner-child happy by paying a worthwhile visit to our farmyard.

Kids Zone - Walkabout  Kids Zone  guinea pig

Kuranda Forest

Kuranda Forest

Visit our aviary filled with rainbow colored lorikeets and make use of the opportunity of being able to purchase nectar and feeding these friendly birds.

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Contact Us

Tel: +27 (0) 44 272-5593
Fax +27 (0) 44 272-4167