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Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN

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Address: Harare, Zimbabwe
Phone Number: +263 77 994 9821
15:00 - 18:30
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Tue - Sat 15:00 - 18:30

Wild is Life is a genuine wildlife orphanage and rehabilitation rescue...

Wild is Life is a genuine wildlife orphanage and rehabilitation rescue centre.Guests are invited to visit the Sanctuary for trully memorable personal encounters with wildlife orphans. Bookings are essential and visits are limited to afternoons only. All proceeds from the guest visits are used for the running and maintenance of the Sanctuary.

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Absolute gem!

We loved, loved, loved Wild is Life. Not only is it a brilliantly run sanctuary for animals and an incredible chance to get up close to giraffes, elephants, lions and more, but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Rachael B
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved, loved, loved Wild is Life. Not only is it a brilliantly run sanctuary for animals and an incredible chance to get up close to giraffes, elephants, lions and more, but also the most wonderful hospitality. The animals are all here for a reason and are fantastically cared for. Where possible there is a programme to release them into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful facility doing incredible work for wildlife, well worth a visit. The animals are very well cared for and are in very good condition.

Thank JillOrgan
San Francisco, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful staff doing important work rehabilitating wounded or orphan animals. You will be up close to lions, giraffes, elephants, and monkeys.

Thank Jane661
Roxienne, Owner at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, Jane661! We are so glad that you appreciated our efforts in rehabilitation. Just a note to say that we do not have kangaroos at Wild is Life, but perhaps it was a predictive text problem! Please come and visit again soon! x More 

Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely mission. Gorgeous setting. Friendly staff. Top rate experience. Amazing food. Great shop. I cannot say enough good things about it!

Thank MuzunguWanderlust
Rakaia, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wild is life is a fantastic wildlife park and rehabilitation center. This place really plays an important role for all wild animals in need. I take great pride in ensuring I in no way support any organisations that may exploit or use animals for their own profit and greed and Wild is Life is the complete opposite. The tour is... More 

Thank zimchick101
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Top destination - you must visit. Its fairly close to town, near the airport and has been in operation for several years. All manner of wild life is to be found and well cared for there! Leave a donation please

Thank C John S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. I've been a few times and have loved it every time, but due to its higher cost it is a 'special occasion' thing. The people here do fabulous work educating and helping animals in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa. Also wonderful work in education and learning about rehabilitation, especially for elephants. Highly, highly recommend for all, but older children... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Alex and Angela were fantastic hosts, Alex made the tour so special and made us really feel welcome. The interaction with the animals was super and an unforgettable experience. And yes, the high tea is delicious and the evening snack was also wonderful in a fantastic setting... but what impressed us most was the love, care and respect we felt... More 

Thank Franjul
Santa Barbara, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had a most wonderful evening in May 2016. This is such a fantastic place to visit. You get to be up close with wildlife, that are being taken care of. The tour guide was wonderful, so knowledgeable, and lots of fun. After the tour you get to relax in a beautiful outdoor setting. Lots of incredible food and variety... More 

Thank fancherphoto
Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Having spent the last 10 days in Namibia and Vic Falls we didn't think we could possibly top what we have seen and experienced we've been so fortunate. And then we went to Wild is life, which was our reason for being in Harare. It was an extraordinary afternoon, watching and interacting with the animals that haven't been so fortunate... More 

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