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Timbavati Wildlife Park Reuse and Re-Purpose

By Chris Taylor Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. September has been mild and awesome. This week we’re talking about the construction of Timbavati Wildlife Park. Many of the structures in Timbavati Wildlife Park are made from re-purposed and reused materials.

Timbavati Wildlife Park sits on the site of the former Riverview Waterpark. The timbers and steel under our beautiful rock entrance? All reused! Our observation tower was a water slide in the old park. Whenever we can we seek to recycle and re-purpose materials.

Engine Number 9 on our Safari Train Ride is itself repurposed from a different location as is it’s track. When you ride on the train it will take you past the Aoudad Area. This area used to be a go-kart track. The go-kart overpass has been repurposed as a shelter and enrichment area (see this week’s picture) That’s re-purposing at it’s finest.

Going The Extra Mile To Re-purpose

Our reuse and re-purpose goes beyond that. A lot of the steel used in the construction of our rhino pen is recycled.  The rustic rock and wood benches at Timbavati Wildlife Park are made with repurposed and reused materials.

If you’ve never been to Timbavati Wildlife Park, right now is a great time to visit. We now have our “Fall Combo Ticket” for a limited time only. For one great price you will receive a general admission plus Safari Train Ride. We also have our VIP Behind The Scenes Tours available as well. Visit our website for more information and you can view our Safari Train Ride in this week’s video. Thanks and have a great week.


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