Inspired to share in our dream and make a difference? We believe in unity there is strength, and together we create change for a brighter tomorrow! We welcome everyone to join us and take action together!   Saving one animal will not change the world, but surely for that one animal, the world will […]


Panthera Africa, a non-profit sanctuary, has created a safe haven where captive big cats are protected and given a safe and enriched life. As more organisations and activists are uniting to enhance the welfare of animals in captivity, the need for sanctuaries such as Panthera Africa is rapidly increasing. Many big cats require rescue. By […]

Enrichment Program & Team Building

Enrichment Program Get excited! Panthera Africa believes in enriching our captive big cats’ lives through a variety of activities. Our certified enrichment program will include: Feeding enrichment – meat is either hung, hidden or attached to an obstacle Sensory enrichment – different smell, tastes, textures are used Physical enrichment – animal must jump, climb, chase […]

Unique Volunteer Project

Panthera Africa’s founders, Cathrine & Lizaene, started their journey as volunteers in South Africa, and this journey lead to a dream, now a reality, filled with passion …” The holiday of a lifetime We believe in the equal importance of both humans and animals, and we will do our absolute best to give you the […]


Panthera Africa are proud to be the blueprint for future-forward thinking. We are a source of inspiration to everyone as our story carries a powerful message of hope amongst adversity. By empowering people, of all ages across the world, to better live in harmony with nature and themselves the world will be able to further […]


Panthera Africa strongly believes that everyone can make a difference, which is what we will seek to do for the thousands of big cats in need of a safe haven. Panthera Africa is a true sanctuary where animal welfare is in focus, and no cub-petting, breeding or trading takes place.   The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is […]


Panthera Africa is an educational platform where we, together with our big cats, will educate you about each species and their individual uniqueness, and share their heart-warming stories!   The least I can do is speak out for those who cannot speak for themselves” Jane Goodall   We at Panthera Africa believe that knowledge is […]


Big cats are under threat in the wild, and being exploited in captivity. Many tourists and volunteers are unaware of what is truly happening to these big cats, and therefore we take pride in speaking on the animal’s behalves. Make informed decisions, unite with us and help spread awareness!   Panthera Africa will secure a […]

The Team

  Your calling is something that moves you like nothing else in life. It’s something you’re attracted to, something you’re passionate about, and it fills you with joy and sets your heart on fire when you do it!”   The Founders The Staff   Our House Residents   In Memoriam