Hein Kaiser
Journalist
5 minute read
8 May 2021
8:30 am

Take a trip with the family to the magical Tiger Canyon

Hein Kaiser

The Tiger Canyon private game reserve is one of the few places in the world where tigers are conserved and bred

A white tiger spotted at the Tiger Canyon. Picture: Hein Kaiser

There is a place so magical that no thesaurus has enough synonyms or concepts to appropriately describe what it is like at Tiger Canyon, a private game reserve, about 90 minutes southwest of Bloemfontein. Created more than a decade ago by conservationist John Varty, the reserve is one of the few places in the world where tigers are conserved and bred, and the only reserve where a white tiger can be seen roaming and hunting.  It is an experience like no other and should rank at the top end of anyone’s bucket list. “While tigers are endangered there is not...