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Ukutula Lion Park

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Open Now: 07:30 - 16:30
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an exceptional place ....

we stay 3 nights there; because it's a wonderful place; the lodges are very nice and we can walk... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
patrick h
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Thionville, France
Walking with Lions...WOW!

Booked a day package at Ukutula Lion Park and Research Centre, and what an amazingly unforgettable... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2019
Ca55y
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London, United Kingdom
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Known as the “place of quiet” the lodge is nestled in lush bush veld where the roar of the lion can be heard for miles around. Ukutula is conveniently situated within an hour’s drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria. The reserve comprises 260 hectares...more
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The Farm Klipkop | 411 JQ District, Brits, Brits, Madibeng 0250, South Africa
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All reviews sun city once in a lifetime ukutula lion an amazing experience highlight of our trip research facility self catering an animal lover johannesburg area icing on the cake water hole bush walk wild cats an absolute big cats food was amazing keep up the good work
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stay 3 nights there; because it's a wonderful place; the lodges are very nice and we can walk with lions; we can stay with baby lions and hyena, and also stay with very small baby white lions, encounter the cheetahs and lots of others...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank patrick h
Reviewed 16 January 2019

Booked a day package at Ukutula Lion Park and Research Centre, and what an amazingly unforgettable experience. Thank you to Willa, George and all the wonderful staff at this Reserve, who made this a very memorable and fabulous day out. Tea, coffee and lovely scones...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ca55y
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This trip was nothing short of amazing! We were able to see the big 5 and that was something else. However, Ukutula has been one of the most extraordinary moment of our trip. There was 6 of us in our group and we all thoroughly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dilcia Q
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The best experience we had and with an excellent guide, all very well explained. the park is very well maintained and organized.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marcus D
Reviewed 3 November 2018

What an amazing experience! First, we were a bit late, but this quickly solved by the staff! Thanks. We had first the meet and greet with the lion puppies, ... so cute. For kids, this is for sure a 'waauuuwww' experience. And for the adults...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The best place you will ever step foot into is Ukutula! We loved everything about our stay! We loved the food, the staff, the room and of course the interaction with the animals!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Never been so close to lions before, you can feel the thrill of walking with 1 year old lions and see other in a cage to close that you never imagine. Worth it the trip...

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank CARLOS L
Reviewed 3 September 2018

the visit of UKUTULA has been one of the most extraordinary moment of our trip. The proximity of lions of course but also putting in perspective the will of lions preservation. It was my fourth visit the people are always so passionate and willing to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jb t
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I traveled to South Africa with my 16 yr old and 21 yr old son in December of 2009, and this place was recommended by some local friends.We did a one day tour, and were able to hold baby cubs, have a gourmet lunch, and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank VinnyC4
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We visited South Africa for 3 weeks and did some pretty amazing things but our visit to Ukutula was by far and away the highlight of our trip. We pushed the boat out and did the half day package that included the Big cat experience,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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eloffpiet88
19 August 2018|
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Response from Si A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If you take it easy and slow. Gravel road is not too bad.
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shamilColombo
15 April 2018|
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Response from The-Midlander | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 60 miles. The drive can be done in 1h & 15mins approximately.
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Susan W
5 December 2017|
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Response from jsegars | Reviewed this property |
Hi Susan, The site appears to be back up after a quick moment waiting! If not you can email them at: info@ukutula. com Cheers, Jake
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