Rhino and Lion Game Reserve

The Rhino & Lion Nature Game Reserve and Park Safari.

3 of the big 5 in a half day Tour, Lion, Rhino and Buffalo. Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg and predators wild life Game park on outskirts of Johannesburg.

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Rhino and Lion Game Reserve and Park

Situated northwest of Johannesburg within the beautiful Kromdraai Conservancy and the Cradle of Humankind. The Rhino and Lion game park is a privately owned, non-subsidized game reserve, covering approximately 1600 hectares of typical Highveld grassland founded in 1985 with the introduction of a pair of white rhinoceros.

Today the game park houses over 700 head of game from 25 different species, including lion, white lion, cheetah, wild dog, hippopotamus, warthog, buffalo, wildebeest, crocodile and ostrich.

The antelope species include springbok, waterbuck, red hartebeest, blesbok and eland. There is also 200 species of birds. A “vulture restaurant” has been opened in the game reserve, often catering for as many as 200 vultures.

Although not indigenous to South Africa, Siberian and Bengal Tigers are successfully being bred in a separate breeding project at the reserve.

All the predators are enclosed separately from other wildlife and are thus fed but this does not detract from the overall experience.

Over 700 head of game from 25 different species.

The Rhino and Lion Game Reserve and Park Wildlife Experience

Ekala Eco Tours offer the Rhino and Lion Game Reserve as a half day or full day tour.

Collection and drop off O. R. Tambo airport or any other point – Johannesburg or Pretoria.

For the half day tour we can also add many other wild life options or other local tours to create a full day tour.

A mini safari with 3 of the big 5 – Lion, Rhino and Buffalo. As with the Lion Park, the Rhino and Lion game Park is ideally situated close to Johannesburg so if your time in Johannesburg is short, this park is ideal to provide you with a fantastic introduction to South Africa’s predators and wildlife.

Vulture Restaurant (feeding vultures within the Rhino and Lion park) – attracts vultures from all over the Magaliesberg area. Making food available in an area with declining food sources.

Lunch options for this day or half day tour: The Rhino and Lion park has a picnic site and this makes for a perfect lunch stop surrounded by wildlife. Lunch is not included in the price. At the Rhino and Lion Reserve, the Lion cub encounter is not included in the price.

The most poached animal in South Africa is the Rhino.

Rhino Fact Sheet

White Rhinoceros (Square-lipped rhinoceros) Scientific name: Ceratotherium simum Shoulder height: 1.8m Weight: 1500kg-2200kg Diet: white rhinos are grazers Colouring: grey Habitat: flat, grasslands with adequate bush cover and accessible water resources Conservation status: Near threatened with an increasing wild population size. Poaching is a major threat.

Wildlife experience, as compared to the Kruger or Pilanesberg

Please note:

A true wild life experience is seeing Lions in a game park, as Pilanesberg or Kruger – Lions in the natural bush where they belong.

The Rhino & Lion Nature Game Reserve/Park, as with the Lion Park tour, is not intended to replace a Pilanesberg or Kruger National Park Safari but provides an opportunity to experience lions and wildlife in a manner that you may not have been able to do before.

Ekala Eco Tours offer tours to the Kruger National Park and Pilanesberg game park.

Handled lions cant be introduced into the wild.

The intention of the Rhino and Lion Park is not to reintroduce lions into the wild but rather to offer an educational experience. Captive lions have, although very limited, a place in conservation.

If your time is short, perhaps we can still however offer you a Pilanesberg Safari – Pilanesberg Game Park

Perfect tour options to include with the Rhino and Lion Park to create a full day tour:

  • Lion Walking tour and interaction with Lion cubs
  • Lion Park
  • Elephant Sanctuary
  • DeWildt Cheetah Sanctuary
  • Cradle of Humankind
  • Lesedi Cultural Village

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