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Oct06

Race Against Extinction

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Capecheetah-blog

Race Against Extinction

Human beings have an innate need to constantly prove themselves; to do the improbable, to be the best or, as is the case with Usain Bolt, the fastest. He has already proved himself by being the fastest human being alive, and now he wants to take the title of being the fastest land mammal away from the cheetah. But let's face it, even if he somehow managed to achieve this, it would make him a rare exception. We love the cheetah –...

Oct03

The Big Question

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

The Big Question

The Big 5 is a term I hear a lot. I hear it so much, it's as familiar as the twitter of a bird during the day and the chirp of a cricket at night. When I meet foreigners or volunteers in South Africa, I love asking them if they know about the Big 5, and if they do, which animals make up this group. So far, I've been duly impressed. Everyone I've questioned has managed to get at least three of the animals right and the other animals...

Sep27

Marking the Calendar

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

Marking the Calendar

October is an important month for wildlife, as it marks both World Animal Day and World Habitat Day. Animals and habitat are integral to the planet's survival, and at Inverdoorn we take both matters very seriously. Started by ecologists in Italy in 1931, World Animal Day is held every year on 4 October, the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, who was the patron saint of animals. A love of animals is certainly celebrated on this day,...

Sep27

Introducing...the Cheetah Robot

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Capecheetah-blog

Introducing...the Cheetah Robot

The cheetah has yet again proved what an amazing animal it is. It's not like we didn't already know this, but it's always great to see the impact our favourite big cat has on the world. The latest revelation comes in the form of a cheetah robot. What, you ask, could possibly be the point of that? We asked ourselves the same question. Surrounded by the real thing as we are at Inverdoorn, we could not possibly conceive of this robot's...

Sep27

Frequently Asked Questions

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

Frequently Asked Questions

Every month we receive numerous applications for the volunteer programme at Inverdoorn. Along with the applications which come pouring in, we receive messages and e-mails asking us about volunteering or working with wildlife in South Africa. More often than not the questions are the same, so we decided to draw up a list of frequently asked questions to assist you, should you be interested in a career in conservation or wildlife, or...

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Reservations & Info

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

 

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

Meet The Team

  • Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Leaving one paradise for another, Victoria Paillusseau has come from her home in Mauritius to work at Inverdoorn as a lodge volunteer. This is her first time in South Africa and she...

  • Meet the Team: Christo Viljoen

    Meet the Team: Christo Viljoen

    The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by...

  • Dutch Delight

    Dutch Delight

    I am Cynthia Knuppe, a 28 year old woman with a Dutch nationality. In the Netherlands I used to work as a dental hygienist for about six years. In the beginning of 2012 I decided to take...

  • Meet the Team: Wilna Paxton

    Meet the Team: Wilna Paxton

    The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by...

Keep up to Date

For all the latest news about your favourite animals at Inverdoorn like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest news and blog posts about the cheetahs, the rhinos, the lions and all the other animals that live on the reserve. Read about the people who look after them and have dedicated their lives to wildlife and its conservation.

Share Your View

Did you enjoy your trip to Inverdoorn? Submit a review to Trip Advisor or send us a review via our website. We want to hear all about your trip: what you liked, what you saw, the best parts and any suggestions and ideas for how we can improve the experience for YOU are also welcome. You can read what others have said about us by checking out some of the articles and press releases or chat to other guests on Trip Advisor. You can even join our Inverdoorn Community and stay in touch with our rangers, animal handlers and other guests.

Contact Infos

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

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