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Antelope Park

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Vungu Road, Gweru 0000, Zimbabwe
+263 54 251 913
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Overpriced and poor customer relationship

I stayed at antelope park for 3 nights. Staff are friendly and the facilities are quite good, even... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mauro P
via mobile
Outstanding Feel, Memorable Time Walking with Lions & Other activities at this Exciting Park - Must Experience!

Heartfelt Thanks to our Special Friend in Harare that insisted we do this activity at Antelope... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Muralidhara N
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Known as one of Southern Africa’s “most intriguing destination”, and awarded The Green Trophy for the Environmental Award, First Runner Up Best Safari Camp Tented and Second Runner up in The Best Self Catering category at the 2013 AZTA Awards ( Association Of Zimbabwe Travel Agents.) We were also nominated for “Zimbabwe’s Private Leading Game Reserve” in the World Travel Awards.Antelope Park is home to the world famous African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) lion rehabilitation programme, which is a multi-phase lion conservation initiative. It is Africa’s first genuine programme working to ethically re-introduce the offspring of captive-bred African lions back into the wild.The Park also welcomes guests and eco-tourists to its stunning campsite; a haven of tranquillity set in the African bush. Visitors can enjoy the relaxed environment as well as participate in the vast array of world-class activities offered at the Park, including lion walks, elephant rides and walks, game viewing, fishing, and many more. Antelope Park, home to Animal Planet’s popular wildlife series “Roaring with Pride”, with over 3 million viewers and airing in 33 different countries. Antelope Park have been the subject of a major UK TV wildlife documentary “LION COUNTRY” and the Park has also featured in a number of other wildlife shows including “Karina: Wild on Safari”. Our 14 part series called “Roaring with Pride” filmed at our park is still featuring on Animal Planet explaining in depth how our organisation is helping to save the future of the African Lion.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lion feeding” (17 reviews)
“lion walks” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Vungu Road, Gweru 0000, Zimbabwe
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+263 54 251 913
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I stayed at antelope park for 3 nights. Staff are friendly and the facilities are quite good, even though I didn't have hot water for my shower... Their project is quite noble, as they have a program to try to increase the number of wild...More

Thank Mauro P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Heartfelt Thanks to our Special Friend in Harare that insisted we do this activity at Antelope Park! For he had experienced at Vic Falls, but we skipped with plan to do same at Antelope Park, as he felt AP would be less crowded & better...More

Thank Muralidhara N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Antelope Park offers a varied program of wildlife experiences with first-class facilities. The main focus of their efforts is a lion-breeding program. Our day began with a brief presentation about this program and how the program is funded through profit from the tourist wildlife experiences....More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Antelope_Park_Zim, Marketing Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear WonderfulWorld59, Thank you so much for your positive review and for sharing it. We hope you traveled back home safely. The lion walk is among our most popular activities and we're definitely glad to hear that you enjoyed it, together with the other various...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very impressive, educative and entertaining. The description of the maternal behaviour of the impala was eye opening with regards to the self protecting mechanisms in nature. In addition, the makeup of family herds and the resultant bachelor herds was new information to me.More

Thank 586itaiz
Antelope_Park_Zim, Marketing Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear 586itaiz, Thank you for your review and for your positive feedback. It is really great that you enjoyed the game drive and had the chance to learn so much on it. We sincerely hope that you will be back again soon to partake in...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited Antelope Park as advised by one of our friends. Due to our limited time we had only the Game Drive and Lion Enclosure Tour. Both were marvelous. we had a good chance to see Wilder beasts, impalas, Giraffes, Elephants, Lions, the shy Kudzus...More

Thank Ayman N
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Ayman N, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to experience our game drive. We will be sure to pass on your kind...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing fun filed adventure i must say!!! Walking with the lions was my main highlight, tamuka and the girls. Keep the good work guys. Amazing hostsMore

Thank Waraidzo M
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Waraidzo M, Thank you for your positive reveiw of Antelope Park. The Lion Walk is quite a unique experience and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Thank you for your encouraging words as well. We will definitely continue to put...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

A lion as a pet....well maybe not but that is as close as it can ever get. Getting up close and personal on a bush walk with lions left an indelible mark in my heart for years to come. While we could hear the roar...More

Thank Trevor Z
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Dear Trevor Z Thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate the time taken in writing it. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay wtih us and got to experience our Lion Walk. The lions are more comfortable with other guests...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Whenever I think of a weekend out with my family I always think of Antelope Park. This is the coolest place I have ever been in Gweru. I love the green environment and the air is so fresh all the time. Different types of animals...More

Thank 85juliem2017
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Dear 85Juliem2017 Thank you so much for your reveiw. We love to hear that this is your best place in Gweru :-) and to know that we can provide a breath of fresh air for someone out there! We certainly hope that you will be...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

The opportunity you have to get up close to lions/elephants is really something. I fully support conservation and believe fully they are trying to do best by the animals they have captive. However, I did struggle seeing them captive as if they are in a...More

Thank Lisa W
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Dear Lisa W Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Antelope Park and for your feedback. We have passed this onto the relevant department to ensure that all guests are aware and sure of their safety during activities. Our guides are...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

With a conservation back story, Antelope Park allows you some close up experiences of big game. There is a wide choice of things to do. We spent the morning with the lions and were looking forward to the bird watching cruise in the afternoon when...More

Thank rogerrobert98
Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Dear Rogerrobert98 Thank you for your reveiw of Antelope Park. We do hope you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your valuable feedback and hope that you will be back again to stay soon to finish off your Bird Viewing cruise! Have a lovely...More

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Dominique T
9 May 2017|
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Response from Trevor Z | Reviewed this property |
Having grown up in that part of the country I'd say 100%. The road is beautiful 1.5-2hr drive. If you will be driving as opposed to a local, that part of the country has cows and donkeys. Just be on the lookout for those and... More
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SBLloves2ski
5 January 2017|
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Response from Antelope_Park_Zim | Property representative |
Hello SBLloves2ski Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, we do accept credit card, that is MasterCard, VISA and local ZIMSWITCH payments. Have a great day. Warm Regards Amanda - Front Office & Marketing Manager
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Rejoice S
24 December 2016|
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Response from Antelope_Park_Zim | Property representative |
Hello Rejoice Thank you for your enquiry. Depending on where you are coming from , you are able to catch one of the coaches. We normally work with Intercape or City Link coaches. They will drop you off in Gweru town and we... More
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