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Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls

#9 of 43 Outdoor Activities in Victoria Falls Features Animals
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 40178
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My favorite stop on our 18 day vacation

I had the best time on the walk with the Lions... it was more than I expected it would be. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Janet T
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What an experience!!!

I recently returned from a round-the-world trip. When asked what was the coolest thing that I did... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martin Y
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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
LOCATION
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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+263 13 40178

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time on the walk with the Lions... it was more than I expected it would be. Would go back again in a minute. The several spots we were able to get pictures of these incredible animals, and the pictures as we...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently returned from a round-the-world trip. When asked what was the coolest thing that I did, I have to say that it was Walking with Lions! You get to touch and walk through a national park with 2 lions aged up to around 18...More

Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience and one that will stay with you forever. By visiting this attraction, you are not only having an amazing experience yourself, you are assisting in a small way to have the lions returned to the wild to ensure the survival of this magnificent...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was definitely the highlight of our trip. I was a little apprehensive at first that this would be a cheesy tourist trap, but much to my delight it was anything but that. We took an open 4x4 out to the bush which was a...More

Thank KimRtravel
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review Kim. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, or simply...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never thought I would have this opportunity to walk with Lions. A bus collection from our hotel at 6.30am & then a brief stop at the Office in Victoria Falls to complete paperwork & pay for the experience of walking with Lions. $150 USD...they accepted...More

Thank travella2016
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review travella2016. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, or simply...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't know what to expect when I signed up for this and I was so glad to have this experience of a life. Our group walked with a pair of 18 month old siblings in early morning. They were very active and played with...More

Thank ycart0616
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review ycart0616. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation, LionALERT...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

I never imagined I would ever experience walking with lions, sitting with them, stroking them and talking to them. My first concern was would they be sedated to make sure they were safe. They clearly weren't, they were just young and used to human interaction....More

Thank Katrina H
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Katrina. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

Reviewed 3 May 2017

The walk is contrived and the lions are 'only' 18 month old cubs but they are still plenty big enough. It was a thrill for us and the photos are the highlight of our trip. We highly recommend it.

Thank astowe1
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Astowe. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My husband and I had a great time at the Lion Experience. I believe strongly in their goal of increasing the wild lion population. We walked with Lala and Lello who were 18 month old siblings. Their fur felt like silk, and it was simply...More

Thank ednra2016
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Ednra. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I believe this may have been the highlight of my holiday. spending time walking around with these big cats was an amazing experience. They were well behaved for 19 mth old lions. They were a joy to spend time with.

Thank Sharyn1964
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Sharyn. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

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LACESHA B
I would like to make a reservation for April 29th 0630-0930. Can I make the reservation on line now
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
Hi, do you have availability for tomorrow, March 19th, for a group PF 4 people? We are staying at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Room 12.
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
Hi, do you have availability for tomorrow, March 19th, for a group PF 4 people? We are staying at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge in Room 12.
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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