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There is lots to do this autumn at Le Bonheur Reptile Park!

Posted by Wilandre Johnson on 03 April 2018 8:40 AM CAT
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Le Bonheur is truly one of the Winelands’ gems that has to be visited in the Paarl region. Their mission is to promote the conservation of the Nile crocodile and other reptiles through education and to provide an engaging experience that nurtures respect for crocodiles and other South African reptiles. Le Bonheur offers some exciting reptile adventures to visitors this autumn.

The Croc Pond Tour

Their signature adventure, The Croc Pond Tour, is where visitors view about 300 crocs from hatchlings to big ones, on a guided tour spanning four large dams. On this tour you can touch/handle a juvenile croc, under expert supervision of their guides as well as view them underwater from behind the acrylic panels of their viewing cabin.

The cost of such a tour is R60 for adults and R35 for u/18.

Snakes in Transit

Visitors can experience their “Snakes in Transit” indoor exhibit. This self-guided centre features a selection of local snakes and snakes from around the world in a fun and informative exhibit. On Saturdays and Sundays interactive snake shows provide interesting facts about these well adapted reptiles. The shows also involves a touch component.

The cost to view this self-guided exhibition is R45 adults | R25 u18 | R0 u2

Combo Tours

Le Bonheur’s Combo Tours is also available where you can visit the Snake Centre and Croc Pond Tour.

The cost for this is R85 for adults and R60 for u/18

 Croc Cage Dives

Le Bonheur offers a thrilling close encounter experience in partnership with African Croc Dive, Croc Cage Dives! You can swim next to big crocs in a roomy cage fixed centrally in a deep dam with clear water, while the dive master herds big crocs around a safe and stable cage. Divers (fitted with booties and second skins) can observe these ambush predators up close. Children from ages nine and older can partake in this activity. The cage can accommodated up to ten divers.

Group rates is offered. Bookings is recommended, but not essential.

There is six daily dives and the cost range form R375 – R750 (Ages 9 and up).

Catch and release bass fishing is also on offer at Le Bonheur

The cost is R25 – 1 Hour | R45 – 3 Hours | R55 – Full day

You can also rent a row boat at the cost of R35 – per person.

The facilities at Le Bonheur also include a restaurant featuring a wood-fired pizza oven, gift shop, ample play area for children, and a waterfront garden where catch and release bass fishing may be practiced. It is open daily from 8:30am  – 4:30pm

They also have self-catering accommodation.

For accommodation prices and more detailed information about all the activities that Le Bonheur Crocodile Farm has to offer visit www.lebonheurcrocfarm.co.za or call +27 (0) 21 863 1142.

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