About Us

Jabula Big Cat Sanctuary is home to the well-known Lionman, Craig Busch. It is situated on a farm in the tranquil African bushveld in one of South Africa’s finest Malaria free areas. The reserve is only two hours drive from OR Tambo International Airport and 40 minutes away from Sun City, it boasts an abundance of birdlife and wild animals and it is home to some of the world’s rarest animals: Lions, Tigers & Cheetah.

The sanctuary offers a variety of wildlife experiences including game drives, park tours, big cat interaction and a unique safari experience with the Lionman. We also offer an unforgettable volunteering experience where you will gain great insight and knowledge about our Big Cats. Jabula Big Cat Sanctuary is unquestionably the true spirit of Africa.

Mission & Vision

  • Our Mission

    To preserve wildlife and wild places through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.

  • Our Vision

    Jabula Big Cat Santuary envisions a world where wildlife thrives in healthy lands, valued by societies that embrace and benefit from the diversity and integrity of life on earth.

  • A Brighter Future

    We seek to be the voice for those creatures who have no voice. We speak for their future. We seek to apply the wealth of our talents, knowledge, and passion to making the world wealthier in life, in spirit, and in living wonder of nature.