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Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls

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Shop 8, Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 213 284 0178
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PLEASE PLEASE DON'T PATRONIZE THIS MONEY MAKING OPERATION

I am so sorry that I didn't research this operation before I took part and added my dollars to this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
alesquire
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Southern California
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I cannot believe I actually scratched a lion's bottom. It was a privilege to walk with such... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TishLondon
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Africa's first genuine programme to ethically re-introduce the offspring of rehabilitated captive-bred African lion back into the wild, helping safeguard the future of the king of the beasts. Join us for a lion walk and learn all about this fascinating creatures!
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Shop 8, Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 213 284 0178

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am so sorry that I didn't research this operation before I took part and added my dollars to this awful company.... I misunderstood the mission of this company...I thought that they were saving lion cubs that had had their mother killed... instead they are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot believe I actually scratched a lion's bottom. It was a privilege to walk with such magnificent creatures. You are well supervised and given a stick to distract the lions if they show too much interest. We were recorded all the way round and...More

Thank TishLondon
LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation, we are pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you found it informative.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Derek took us walking with the lions. He spoke the whole time about the lives and habits of these animals. We were allowed to touch and take photos of them. We had a great time.

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LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

My husband and I did this activity mid-September and it was absoutely amazing! The lions get taken for daily walks, and you get to go with them and touch them. It was just such an amazing experience, and you are on such a high! And...More

Thank coko87
LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our product. We are pleased that you had a good time and that you also saw for yourself that this is a genuine conservation project, it is people like yourselves putting the word out about our project...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

I was a little concerned this would be a cheesy tourist experience and to some extent it was. However , this is a well run serious operation who are very focused on African Lion Conservation and this was an effective way of connecting tourists with...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are pleased you had a good experience and that you understood the reason behind the program.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

The Lion Encounter was the single best experience of my life, and it’s something anyone who appreciates the wildlife of Africa should do. You have the opportunity to interact with these magnificent animals in their natural setting and observe them in a safe way. The...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation, we are pleased that you had a good experience and that you understood the program.

Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

By far our most favorite experience- we not just walked with Lions- we were able to sit with them, learn about them and touch them.

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LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Hard to imagine that you will be able to seat and walk with a lion, no leash, no guns, just a stick !! The experience is amazing and there is plenty of time for photos. Tip: take 2 cameras one for pics and the other...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation, we are pleased to hear that you had a good experience.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

During 3 weeks in Africa one of our highlights was Walking with Lions. It is a very modest operation but super nice people and spending an hour walking with two 2 year old lions is an amazing experience. I can't say enough good things about...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Gord M, Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. It was a pleasure to meet you and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope that the rest of your experience in Africa was memorable.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a wonderful experience that in the end is helping the lion populations in wild. This a very impressive program that in 3 stages breeds lions that can be put back in the wild. (We need to do this with tigers) The lions, we...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are pleased to hear that you had a good time and that you understood the conservation side of the program.

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LACESHA B
29 March 2017|
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Response from LionEncounterAdmin | Property representative |
Hi Lacesha B, thank you very much for your enquiry. Please may you email the info address on our website, so we can send you the correct information and confirm your booking. Thank you and we look forward to hosting you here.
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sghooker
18 March 2017|
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Response from James H |
You would need to contact Lion Encounter directly but that should be fine.
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sghooker
18 March 2017|
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Response from LionEncounterAdmin | Property representative |
Hi sghooker, yes we do have space tomorrow. There are 3 possibilities to join our walks. Morning (AM) 0630 to 0930 Mid Morning (MM) 1000 to 1230 Afternoon (PM) 1500 to 1730 You will... More
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