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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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Highlight of our trip to Zimbabwe

This was an AMAZING experience. Don’t let the negative reviews dissuade you from doing this. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PatriciaT917
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Annandale, NJ
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Amazing

Without a doubt the most incredible experience I have ever had. The animals are not doped! A must do

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sérgio F
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Porto, Portugal
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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!
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Shop 8, Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an AMAZING experience. Don’t let the negative reviews dissuade you from doing this. The lions did not look to be mistreated in any way. At no point during walk did I feel unsafe. And we actually spent quite a bit of time walking...More

Thank PatriciaT917
LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the most incredible experience I have ever had. The animals are not doped! A must do

Thank Sérgio F
LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

An activity with a cause. Help this organization repopulate the Lions in Africa. The entrance fees help to sustain a worthy cause and it gives you an experience of a life time. You can personally walk with young lions and pet them. Have your picture...More

Thank Drgole
LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are pleased to hear that you had a good time and understood the program. For more information and updates on the program please visit the ALERT website lionalert.org.

Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had such a fantastic experience that we bought the video of our walk afterwards! We walked with 2 cubs, one was about 11 months and the other 5. The older one seemed more used to the routine and took full advantage of people who...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Good day, firstly we would like to thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We are pleased to hear that you had a pleasant and safe experience and that you understood the program. As you said there are a lot of logistics...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were just in Vic Falls and one of the highlights of our visit was the Walk with Lions. This is an extremely well organized walk with a couple of young lions. We were picked up at our hotel and taken to the "farm" where...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

We would like to thank you for taking time to review our program, we are pleased to hear that you had a good time and that you understood the rehabilitation and release program. Should you require any further information about the program please don't hesitate...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

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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LionEncounterAdmin, General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our organisation. We have not and will not ever give the impression that the lion cubs we raise and walk with are orphaned. The program we are running with ALERT is the first of it's kind to...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017

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 6 November 2017

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 20 October 2017

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.

Thank ken3787
LionEncounterAdmin, Acting General Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

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.

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Melanie J
9 December 2017|
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Response from Jpart | Reviewed this property |
We were told that when the lions reach 24 months they would be released in a semi wild state where they would learn to hunt for themselves while still being observed. The 2 Lions we were with (Laila and Laika), both of whom... More
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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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You would need to contact Lion Encounter directly but that should be fine.
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