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Bobo finds a new home

Good evening family and friends. We would love to share with you some good {albeit sad} news regarding Bobo the baboon. Bobo became part of our family some months ago. Bobo was still a baby when he was brought to us after being abused. Today, after a period of...

Jungle Gym For The Queens Of Zanchieta

The 2 ladies, Elsa and Zenobia (white lioness & Brown lioness), was spoiled this week by our Vetz students and staff with their own special jungle gym!!!

Aimee From The Netherlands

I loved it here, this was an unforgettable experience. The food was great, the people amazing and the animals were incredible. Thank you so much for the great time here. I hope Beckie will stay part of the geese family and that Lila and Mpo will find their forever...

Donations Update

A very blessed good morning from the Zanchieta family. We would like to share some good news with all of you. Because of the generous donations by all of YOU, our friends and family, Zanchieta was able to buy not only one, but TWO new deep freezes for keeping...

Meet Chuckie!!

Chuckie was brought in with a broken leg and a few other injuries. Luckily two vet students from Belgium were here. They gave him a splint and lots of LOVE! He will have to stay calm for at least 4 weeks. He will probably make a good recovery, so...

Jungle Gym for our Lions

Lion jungle gym (part 1). #volunteers and #wessa students all jumped in and helped. The brown lions on #zanchietawildcatfarm will be happy with the platform part. Thank you everyone who helped.

Fichardtpark Voortrekkers

A very good morning from #zanchietawildcatfarm. We are hard at work cleaning #enclosures and some general #cleaning and #maintenance. We have a team of young #kids of Fichardtpark primary school Voortrekkers #volunteering to assist us. Having a lot of fun with the young ones. Thank you – you are...

Nadine NL

Had an awesome time at Zanchieta! Keep up the good work, what you do is really awesome. Thanks for the experience it was really nice to meet you all and I would love to come back one day! It’s crazy to be able to cuddle with a cheetah, spend...

Zanchieta / Lehodimo

Latest Zanchieta news: Our application to operate the Zanchieta/Lehodimo Rehabilitation & sanctuary Centre in Burgersdorp has been approved! Although the branch’s main objective is the rehabilitation of all animals in need, we will mainly focus on the rehabilitation of primates. Because of the unique circumstance of animals in need...

Visit by NSPCA’s Wildlife Unit

Zanchieta had a surprise visit and inspection this morning by inspectors of the Wildlife Unit of the National SPCA {NSPCA} from Gauteng, accompanied by local SPCA inspectors. As usual our facilities and the conditions at Zanchieta impressed the inspectors who commented on the neatness of the enclosures, the water...

Entrance Fees and Accommodation Costs

Entrance Fee / Tours · R90 per person · R60 per child under 10 years old Picnic sites and Entrance fee · R30 (picnic site) and R90 entrance per person Farm snooze – last Saturday of each month · R 20 per person – no tour · R110 per...

Schoolchildren visit Zanchieta

Around 200 children from Atang Primary School in Bloemfontein visited us today to learn more about wild animals and conservation. This group was an excellent ambassador for their school and showed interest in all the animals. A special thanks to the teachers who accompanied them to learn more about...

Zanchieta wins another award

Zanchieta is proud to announce that we won a LTG award in the category Unique tour operator – Free State – South Africa.  We are grateful for the support from all of our guests and stakeholders. Without the constant positive feedback from our visitors and other roleplayers, awards like this one would not have been possible.

Camping

Zanchieta offers  camping sites with braais and electricity outlets. Shared ablution facilities are available and are serviced daily. Showers with hot water are available.

Daily Guided Tours

Guided walking tours is every day (including Saturdays and Sundays) at 16h00. This experience is not to be missed. We offer visitors a once in a lifetime opportunity to come on an educational tour and learn about our beautiful animals, see them up close, take some amazing photos and more! Although NO...

Farm Snooze

Our monthly farm snooze takes place during the last weekend of every month. If you are brave enough…Join us for a farm snooze at Zanchieta Wild Cat Farm.Bring your own wood, braai packs, tents, drinks and friends. Come and enjoy a quiet weekend in a safe camping environment where...

The Barn

We have extended our accommodation options with the opening of The Barn, which provides budget, self-catering accommodation, especially for groups. It can accommodate up to 40 people in 10 rooms, each sleeping four in bunk beds. Ablution facilities are shared and there is a communal kitchen and entertainment area. The Barn...

The Lodge

Zanchieta Guest Farm and Lodge offers exclusive accommodation in  the ten luxurious private rooms, which are equipped with a TV and DSTV channels, tea/coffee making facilities, under floor heating for those cold winter nights and air-conditioning for those warm summer days. The Classic Rooms (2) have Twin beds, en-suite shower...