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Painted Dog Conservation

#1 of 2 things to do in Hwange Features Animals
Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
+263 18 710
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Well worth calling in

As the name of the "attraction" suggests, it is a project working to protect Painted (more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richard H
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Esigodini, Zimbabwe
great

great place we loved it.pls visit this place as only place to see wild dogs but we were lucky in... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2017
jabeywickrema
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melbourne
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4 weeks ago
“Well worth calling in”
28 Dec 2016
“Neat place to visit”
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Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
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+263 18 710
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the name of the "attraction" suggests, it is a project working to protect Painted (more commonly, if officially less accurately, Wild) Dogs. It is partly a working set up to research the animals and to look after injured or orphaned dogs. This means you...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

great place we loved it.pls visit this place as only place to see wild dogs but we were lucky in Botswana when we seen them in tjw wild.

Thank jabeywickrema
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great center, easy access, if they are open, and you'll learn a ton. Call ahead to see if they are open.

Thank ACIDBraden
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The dwindling figures of the wild dogs is alarming. We added this activity after game drive at Hwange Safari lodge. Only 5km from the safari lodge is this painted dogs "hospital". Get the animal classification of these special dogs and see how they are kept...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Such a well organized facility that provided great eduction on the wild dogs. They are truly amazing animas and provide a lesson on efficiency and leadership in the way they hunt and exist.

Thank Dina97
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This venue has a lot going for it. The dioramas and the story they tell has excellent education and conservation content. They also do a lot of education work with local students and if you take the outdoors tour you are likely to see them...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Excellent a place really worth visiting, even if only to make a donation to help preserve the wild dog. They are such a delightful animal as we not only seen them here but in the wild as well

Thank Ruth N
Reviewed 25 May 2016

They have a nice visitor center that tells the story of the dogs, explains the problems facing the dogs & need to protect them. We found the anti poaching informative & had no idea the extent of the snares set to trap animals or that...More

1  Thank Annette M
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Very interesting, but I probably would not have gone on my own accord; this place was important to the lodge where we stayed and they took us. Saw one dog who was injured. Understand the hearts behind this effort, but according to the staff, the...More

Thank cathylee
Reviewed 12 March 2016

We visited Hwange National Park and on our way to Victoria Falls, our driver asked if we would let him see the Painted Dogs. We said certainly and it was simply wonderful. We would have never seen it. They have two dogs in residence. It...More

Thank rtwilson1
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