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Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN

#1 of 38 things to do in Harare Features Animals
Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 77 994 9821
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Must see: Great people doing great work

The owners have an elegant space where they help save wounded and orphaned animals and prepare them... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Seattle, Washington
World class wild life sanctuary... bucket list experience

We were totally amazed at this wild life experience. This is better than a safari for the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Harare, Zimbabwe
+263 77 994 9821
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The owners have an elegant space where they help save wounded and orphaned animals and prepare them for return to the wild. We were there for an evening reception, and so did not do their walking tour and tea (I'm returning next week for that!),...More

Thank RC03
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were totally amazed at this wild life experience. This is better than a safari for the following reasons... This is a wild life rescue park where each of the staff live on site and truly care deeply for every animal. Their knowledge is outstanding!...More

Thank mrtravelalot777
Reviewed 1 week ago

We all loved our visit to Wild is Life - in fact, it could not have been better! The setting, the delicious afternoon tea and evening snacks in the twilight, but above all the animals! They are beautifully kept, their independence is maintained as best...More

Thank arail2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to get up close with wildlife. But, keep in mind that this exists as a sanctuary for animals that have been abandoned or rescued so their situations are unique from animals you would find on a game drive. The staff...More

Thank Marisa B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing guides and wonderful food and drinks. Most importantly, the animals are treated like family here! A must see place if you're in Harare!

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was one of our most memorable experiences in Zimbabwe. The setting is breathtaking, you get up close and personal with the wildlife, and you get treated to a very nice aperitif at the end of it all at sunset.

1  Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I came to Harare on a business trip without much time to spare, and the hotel staff recommended Wild is Life. The tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable, and it was fun to be able to feed the giraffes. The tour takes place during late...More

1  Thank Severus689
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

They do a fantastic job, use the money for their work. Close to the airport so easy to get to - need to book though. Great experience for when people cannot get to wilder further places

Thank chitake
Reviewed 6 May 2017

To round off our Zim trip...we went to this park near the main airport in harare. Angelia and Alex were outstanding, they knew there stuff, they have so much passion for this just cause....well well worth the money. Giraffe,sable, kudu, ostrich elephant wildebeest, all getting...More

Thank drambuie36
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Where else may one go to see, feed, and mingle with a wide assortment of animals before the sun sets and then sit outside and enjoy drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and conversation with wonderful hosts and perhaps twenty guests as the sky darkens and night sets...More

Thank vbfreys
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Jolie J
Hello, do you accept volunteers to help care for the animals? Thank you!
27 February 2017|
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Response from Roxienne | Property representative |
Hi Jolie. I am so sorry, but we do not take volunteers at Wild is Life. Many thanks for your enquiry.
Lawrence N
prices at THERTFORD game reserve
31 January 2017|
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Response from Hilary L | Reviewed this property |
I took my sister-in-law from UK, and we had a truly wonderful afternoon. It is good to know that what we were paying is going to a really good cause, and they are doing a fantastic job with the public's help.
how much is it to enter per person and how much are the meals
9 October 2016|
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Response from Stefyoliviero | Reviewed this property |
it is 95US$ for the whole visit, which includes the high tea.