Zanchieta / Lehodimo

Latest Zanchieta news: Our application to operate the Zanchieta/Lehodimo Rehabilitation & sanctuary Centre in Burgersdorp has been approved! Although the branch’s main objective is the rehabilitation of all animals in need, we will mainly focus on the rehabilitation of primates. Because of the unique circumstance of animals in need...

Visit by NSPCA’s Wildlife Unit

Zanchieta had a surprise visit and inspection this morning by inspectors of the Wildlife Unit of the National SPCA {NSPCA} from Gauteng, accompanied by local SPCA inspectors. As usual our facilities and the conditions at Zanchieta impressed the inspectors who commented on the neatness of the enclosures, the water...

Entrance Fees and Accommodation Costs

Entrance Fee / Tours · R90 per person · R60 per child under 10 years old Picnic sites and Entrance fee · R30 (picnic site) and R90 entrance per person Farm snooze – last Saturday of each month · R 20 per person – no tour · R110 per...

Schoolchildren visit Zanchieta

Around 200 children from Atang Primary School in Bloemfontein visited us today to learn more about wild animals and conservation. This group was an excellent ambassador for their school and showed interest in all the animals. A special thanks to the teachers who accompanied them to learn more about...

Zanchieta wins another award

Zanchieta is proud to announce that we won a LTG award in the category Unique tour operator – Free State – South Africa.  We are grateful for the support from all of our guests and stakeholders. Without the constant positive feedback from our visitors and other roleplayers, awards like this one would not have been possible.


We offer fully equipped camping sites with electricity points, braais and a a shared ablution facility.

Daily Guided Tours

We are open daily for guided tours. The feeding time tour at 16:00 daily is not to be missed.

Farm Snooze

Our monthly farm snooze takes place during the last weekend of every month. Enjoy a quiet weekend in a safe camping environment where you hear lions roar a few hundred meters away.  It’s great fun for the whole family. Braai and ablution facilities are available. Contact us for pricing...

The Barn

We have extended our accommodation options with the opening of The Barn, which provides budget, self-catering accommodation, especially for groups. It can accommodate up to 40 people in 10 rooms, each sleeping four in bunk beds. Full self-catering facilities are available

The Lodge

Zanchieta Guest Farm and Lodge offers exclusive accommodation in  the ten luxurious private rooms, which are equipped with a TV and DSTV channels, tea/coffee making facilities, under floor heating for those cold winter nights and air-conditioning for those warm summer days. The Classic Rooms (2) have Twin beds, en-suite shower...