Of the 219+ facilities that keep wildlife in captivity for tourism purposes assessed by WildChoices, the Limpopo province holds third place with a total of 36 facilities, including 24 that hold big cats.

Of these facilities:

  • 27 you should AVOID, including 20 facilities with big cats;
  • 5 you should Support with CAUTION, including 2 facilities with big cats;
  • 4 can get your SUPPORT (according to the SATSA guidelines), including 2 facilities with big cats.

As with the Free State province, most of the captive wildlife tourism facilities in Limpopo should be avoided with only 11% falling in the SUPPORT category.

If you’re considering visiting a captive wildlife facility anywhere in South Africa, be sure to do your homework and look them up on www.wildchoices.org.