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Walk With Lions

#1 of 9 things to do in Polokwane Features Animals
At the Ranch Resort, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
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Walked with lions and

Got the t-shirt! I wouldnt do it again simply because they are wild animals and you cant predict... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Gillian D
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Walking with Cheetahs

What an experience to be in the cage, up close and personal with cheetahs. Savannah, who is 3... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Jelevia O
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At the Ranch Resort, Polokwane 0699, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Got the t-shirt! I wouldnt do it again simply because they are wild animals and you cant predict their behaviour. Lovely once off experience!

Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

What an experience to be in the cage, up close and personal with cheetahs. Savannah, who is 3 years old, is such a friendly cat. We didn't get to walk with the lions which happens at around 5am-6am in the morning. However, the cheetahs made...More

Thank Jelevia O
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The safari was quite nice, but I wonder why keep some lions in a "cage". The huge National park Kruger is so close that the lions could be in a natural place. Somehow the safari left the feeling of getting the money from the tourists.

Thank TSN63
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We have visited the Ranch for the second time after some 4 years and were really surprised about the developments in there. First time there we had the feeling all the project is somehow about conservation and your payments are going to some good purposes....More

Thank ManaPet
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is a very memorable thing to do with the kids or as a couple. You can also go on game drives to view the Lions and then stop to have photos taken with the Lions. A absolute must.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This was a personal highlight of a family stay at the The Ranch Resort - I highly recommend this activity. And NO! The lions are not drugged or abused - you could feel the love and respect from the rangers for these wild animals. And...More

2  Thank reez69
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever I am coming to Polokwane this is one of my favorite place to stay even though sometimes I need to book weeks in advance as this is a very popular and beautiful place to stay in.Its even better when u come in to checkin...More

1  Thank Sibusiso N
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this "walk with the lions". The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable and of course looking after our safety at all times. The experience is dependent upon the temperament of the lions. For example, on this occasion, we could not walk with...More

2  Thank AlamedaYankeegal
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We organised to stay at the Ranch Resort for a few days so we could experience "Walk with Lions". When we arrived we were told that children under 15 are not allowed to take part. The website advertises "Walk With Lions - Limpopo and enjoy...More

3  Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My daughter, her partner and I had a great experience with the lions at the Ranch... wow these are amazing animals. Highly recommended tourist experience.

Thank Francis B
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5 October 2015|
Response from Fiona3711 | Reviewed this property |
Please DON'T! Please look up ethical travel and do NOT go to pet cubs or walk with lions. This is CANNED HUNTING. If you don't know about it, please google it and research... it's worth the time if you care about lions... More