LIONSROCK BIG CAT SANCTUARY

LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary a FOUR PAWS sanctuary is home to around 100 big cats rescued from around the world. Here they are protected for the rest of their lives in a species-appropriate environment. 

Just 18km outside Bethlehem (Free State), LIONSROCK is conveniently situated approximately 2-3 hours from Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Durban. To learn more about our overnight packages and day visitor activities, click here

Pre-booking remains essential.

LIONSROCK Education Programme

LIONSROCK HOLIDAY PROGRAMME


This programme will run during the first two weeks of the June – July school holidays.

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Fire Training at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

LIONSROCK Staff Tames the Heat

Key members of our kitchen and waitering staff recently underwent fire prevention training

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LIONSROCK team attend a snake handling course at LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

LIONSROCK Staff Gets to Grips

LIONSROCK Embarked on a Snake Handling Workshop.

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Arrival and release of Sudan Lions to LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

Rescued Sudan lions find new home in South Africa

FOUR PAWS transfers eleven lions to its LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary 

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FAQs on LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

All your questions and our answers about LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary

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FAQs on Species-Appropriate Sanctuaries

What makes a good wild animal sanctuary or rescue centre

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FAQs on Big Cat Rescue Missions

Learn more about how we help suffering big cats across the world 

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Lions Samson and Tom at LIONSROCK

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Leopards Tulani and Mike at LIONSROCK

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