|LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary
|Contact us for Sanctuary tours
|+27 (0)58 - 304 1691
+27 (0)83 408 0473
|LIONSROCK, Farm Kleinbloemhof, Bethlehem, 9700
Located in the heart of South Africa, just outside of Bethlehem in the Free State, you will find LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary, which offers visitors the unique opportunity to be a part of something truly special. Not just a place; it is a testament to the power of ethical tourism and unwavering dedication to the welfare of Big Cats.
LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary provides a safe haven for some of the world's most magnificent creatures, including lions, tigers, leopards, and a cheetah. These majestic animals have been rescued from harrowing conditions and now have a chance at life in an environment that strives to mimic their natural habitats as far as possible.
The Sanctuary embodies ethical tourism and eco-friendly practices. Visitors are welcomed with open arms to experience the magic of LIONSROCK through a variety of daily tours for day visitors and overnight stays, all designed to be immersive and educational. Learn about their stories from knowledgeable guides who provide insight into the individual histories of our Big Cats.
For those looking to stay a while, LIONSROCK offers overnight stays of a minimum of 2 nights in one of our beautifully appointed and recently upgraded guest rooms. All the charm of home with modern amenities and friendly service with the distant roars of the residents, an unforgettable experience that reinforces the magic of this Sanctuary. Your stay will also include three delicious meals a day. Vegetarian and vegan options are available, making sure that every guest's dietary preferences are catered to.
The Sanctuary's main aim is not just to be a tourist destination but a platform for advocating and educating people about the importance of ethical treatment of animals, especially Big Cats. The very essence of the Sanctuary's existence lies in its mission to raise awareness and work towards a world where Big Cats are no longer subjected to cruelty. The Sanctuary has taken numerous steps to ensure its operations are in harmony with nature and is constantly striving for a lower carbon footprint.
Whether you're a child eager to learn about wildlife, or an adult with a passion for animal welfare, you'll find something to enrich your breakaway while experiencing a unique stay that is so much more than a mere vacation.
For a meaningful breakaway, and to create cherished memories, make your way to LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary; we can’t wait to welcome you!
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