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Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls

#8 of 44 Tours in Victoria Falls Features Animals
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 40178
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Alert Lion Rescue

Fabulous. You must sign an indemnity as you literally walk along side with the lions 🦁. The two... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Debridley R
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Perth, Australia
via mobile
One of the best activities to do whilst in Victoria Falls

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Victoria Falls. Much better to arrange this for an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda A
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous. You must sign an indemnity as you literally walk along side with the lions 🦁. The two lions we walked with were 20 months old and beautiful, cousins, 1 girl and 1 boy. You have handlers with you at all times and you also...More

Thank Debridley R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Victoria Falls. Much better to arrange this for an early morning visit if possible as the lions are more active. We booked through Wild Horizons and were picked up outside of our lodge bang on...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was cool to walk with lions, and you do get very close, but it's clear that this is a business. The bus on the way there was packed, and they broke us into multiple groups for the walk. Afterward we were forced to watch...More

Thank michaelgeorgegoff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I anticipated cute cubs but when near full grown beasts trotted towards us my heart skipped a few. Well organised and brilliantly directed for maximum memory with plenty of photo opportunity. Not without controversy I'm sure. But the story and their ethics seemed believable and...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed getting to learn more about the lions and getting to pet and walk with two lions.

Thank Louise925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this experience and really enjoyed it. The lions are lovely and we felt safe and we'll looked after. Nature lovely and a must for animal lovers. Breakfast was also good and you an order even a DVD of the experience. Lovely.

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LionEncounterAdmin, Marketing Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are glad that you enjoyed your experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I volunteer there for 3 weeks but I wish I could have stayed longer. I like wild animals and in particular lions and this was an opportunity to be close to them. No one day was the same and walking every day, morning and afternoon,...More

Thank gabizoo
LionEncounterAdmin, Marketing Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you had a good experience with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love wildlife, but we usually avoid animal attractions that take advantage of the animals. This group is trying to restore the declining numbers of lions. They raise lions in captivity, but the children of those lions are not exposed to humans and are released...More

Thank Herbert M
LionEncounterAdmin, Marketing Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you understood our program and had a good experience with us.

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect would it be good or just another tourist trap. This turned out to one of the most enjoyable and educational experiences we have ever done. The staff showed us a video explaining their mission and discussed what we were...More

1  Thank Albert C
LionEncounterAdmin, Managing Director at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that your enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

This was so much fun and you will be enthralled with the lions. Staff are excellent and take great pictures for you with your camera.

Thank eyancey
LionEncounterAdmin, Marketing Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us.

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LACESHA B
28 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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Response from James H |
You would need to contact Lion Encounter directly but that should be fine.
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sghooker
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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