Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre

Gerry the giraffe at Giraffe House

The Giraffe House Wildlife Awareness Centre provides easy access to some wonderful wildlife and bird species.

"We have the smallest antelope in the world, the blue duiker as well as the largest antelope in the world, the eland. We have the tallest animal in the world - the giraffe - as well as the largest and meanest reptile in Africa, the Nile crocodile."

Blue duiker at Giraffe House

Focusing mainly on African wildlife, they aim to provide a place for people to enjoy a family picnic, whilst experiencing and learning about animals and conservation.

Education is their primary focus, and they cater for preschool and school groups.
Guided tours will be available on request.

Children getting to know more about a python at Giraffe House, Cape Town

Jungle gyms and a giraffe jumping castle are available allowing the family an opportunity to spend affordable quality time together outdoors.

There is no restaurant on the premises, but a refreshment kiosk supplies snacks and something to drink. Visitors are welcome to bring a picnic basket.

Giraffe House is also a fun kiddies party venue.

Daily animal encounters will be presented at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Please contact them to confirm shows on Monday-Friday as show times may vary according to school visits or large groups visiting.

No credit card facility available.

Bat-eared fox at Giraffe House, Cape Town

Useful Information:


Hours:
09:00 - 17:00 daily
Closed Christmas Day

Website: www.giraffehouse.co.za

Telephone: 021 884 4506

Map to Giraffe House, Cape Town

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