Hourly from 09h00 to 15h00 on a daily basis.
Tour highlights - video presentation; opportunity to view Cheetah, African Wild dog, Ground Hornbills and many other rare and endangered species in their natural habitat; visit the fascinating vulture restaurant.
- Adult, R130.00 per person.
- Children 6 – 12 years, R60.00 per person
Directions to Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre
Take the R36 to Ohrigstad, through the Strijdom Tunnel to Hoedspruit.
Turn right at the R40 to Klaserie / Bushbuck Ridge. For Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre continue on the R40 past the entrance to Kapama Game Reserve (Buffalo Camp) and Camp Jabulani. The entrance to the Centre (Cheetah Project) is reached approximately 10km further on the left. Report at the gate and continue on the gravel road for 400 metres.
The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre also offers an intensive, hands-on Student's Programme to conservation and adventure enthusiasts from around the world. The centre is home to Cheetah, Wild Dogs, Black-Footed Cats, Lion, African Wild Cats, Ground Horn Bills, Sable Antelope, exotic species etc. Participants will form part of the “hands-on” team and work side by side with full-time personnel of the centre in the daily tasks of the centre (feeding, animal care, cleaning).
Aim of Programme
Participation, Conservation and Sightseeing (practical)
Programmes are run on a 1, 2 or 3 week basis and include a basic conservation course, consisting of a theoretical component, followed by active participation in practical exercises. Accommodation is in thatched 2 person huts and 3 meals a day are prepared by participants in the camp kitchen for team-building experience.
- Hands on experience – working with animals and feeding
- Daily talks on various topics – e.g. conservation, identification, survival
- Practical – outings to Kruger & Kapama; tracking in the bush
- Other – possible Big 5 walk, Bush sleep-out, Elephant back safari
- Community work at a rural school
For rates and course dates on the Student Programme please contact a Siyabona Africa Consultant.