The Oudtshoorn climate is a varied one with very hot summers and cold winters.
December–February, temperatures are usually in the mid 30 Degrees Celsius
June–August, temperatures can range anything from 7 – 22 Degrees Celsius
Don’t be put off visiting us if it is raining on the coast, Oudtshoorn often offers clear skies and sunshine on these days.
Even if it rains, the ranch stills offers many activities!
Depending on the time of your visit, you will need to dress appropriately.
We recommend the following attire:
• Comfortable walking shoes
• Light clothing and a hat (especially during summer)
• Umbrella (winter months)
- Optional: If you are planning to do our Croc-Cage Diving, you are welcome to bring your own swimming gear.
*And never forget your sunscreen!*
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE RANCH
Upon arrival you will be greeted by your guide who will inform you of when your tour will start. During your wait (which will not be more than half an hour ) you can view our snake park, lorikeet aviary, wallaby walkabout, kids zone, visit our curio shops or have a bite to eat at one of our restaurants.
Your guided tour will take you through the Valley of Ancients with its variety of animals and reptiles, then off to Cheetahland where you will meet our big cats. A tour will last anything from 45 – 60 minutes. We recommend visitors set aside at least 2 hours to experience everything we have to offer.
After your tour you are welcome to walk around and perhaps re-visit some of the enclosures for extra pictures.
Human beings have always been inquisitive creatures by nature and at the Cango Wildlife Ranch we are sure to quench your thirst for knowledge. Find out how old crocodiles become and why crocs only eat in summer. Let our fully bilingual guides take you on an adventure where you can explore the facts and fiction surrounding these ancient relics of the past. Come and have a close up view of exquisite tigers, beautiful leopards, magnificent lions and the elegant cheetah while your guide introduces these glorious creatures to you.
's Day from 08:30 am with the last tour departs at approximately 16:30. In season (December - January, July – June, September – October) the last tour departs at 17:00.
We do not have set times for tours, however, visitors will not wait longer than 30 minutes for their tour to start.
Duration of tour: 60 min.
Booking is essential for groups larger than 10 people.
For any queries regarding tours, please contact us:
Tel: +27 44 272 5593
Fax: + 27 44 272 4167
Or complete an enquiry form and we will contact you directly.
The Cango Wildlife Ranch is open every day of the year including Christmas and New Year's Day.
08:30 - 16:30 High Season (Dec – April)
08:30 - 17:00 Low Season (May – November)
*Please note that the closing times are when the last tour of the day departs.