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Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls

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Shop 8, Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 213 284 0178
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A wander with the King

This was truly a mind blowing experience. The guides take care to explain a lot about the... read more

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Reviewed 30 June 2016
Charmz71
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Guangzhou, China
Awesome experience and lovely people

You don't only walk with cute lion cubs but you also support a great charity. I would definitely... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2016
Katerina B
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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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!
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Shop 8, Livingstone Way, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

This was truly a mind blowing experience. The guides take care to explain a lot about the behaviour of the lions so you understand and respect that they are not tame but they are allowing you to make a guest appearance in their pride. Once...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

You don't only walk with cute lion cubs but you also support a great charity. I would definitely recommend it to all visitors!

1  Thank Katerina B
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Hi Katerina, Thank you very much for posting a review of your lion walk with us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with our cubs and guides. We hope to see you back soon! -The Lion Encounter Team

Reviewed 13 June 2016

To be so close to the lions and to watch them roll around and play with each other was amazing. Even better was to learn about how hard the staff works to rescue lions and educate the people. I am so thankful that I got...More

1  Thank skydrmr
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Hi skydrmr, Thanks so much for your kind words about your lion walk with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with our staff and cubs. It is our aim to allow the lions on walks to behave naturally in their own...More

Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

While I was in Victoria Falls, I had some free time and decided to do the Walking with Lions tour and I'm glad that I did. I was part of a small group (myself and three others) and so had plenty of interaction with the...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2016

Hi swoodley60, We are so glad that you enjoyed your walk with Lion Encounter and that you have such incredible feedback about our guide Liki. It is important to us that you not only have a wonderful experience with the lions, but also learn about...More

Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This place was just ok but not our favorite. We enjoyed taking a walk in this reserve but it did not match the advertisement. We walked with 4 or 5 lion cubs and everyone took lots of pictures. We did not see any more wildlife...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Was such a wonderful experience to walk side by side with a lion! Certainly not an experience many can say they have had. I had numerous walks with one particular lion and many opportunities to touch the lions. There are 5 lions at the centre...More

Thank Liz S
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Hi Liz, Thanks very much for your review - we're glad you had a great time walking with the lions! Our lion walks are part of a groundbreaking program that seeks to reintroduce the offspring of captive-bred lions back into the wild. If you'd like...More

Reviewed 29 May 2016

Wow what an experience, I travelled across the Zam/Zim border to do this trip and so pleased I did after arriving at the park we were greater by the crew and invited to have breakfast cereals, muffins, tea and coffee, after breakfast we watched a...More

1  Thank Livingmydream68
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Hi Livingmydream68, We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your walk with us and the lions! It is important to us that you not only have a fun experience, but learn about the plight of Africa's lions on the continent and why our...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016

I decided to do this with some of my tour mates. I did not read the description. I thought this was going to be cubs. They picked us from our hotel and drove us outside of town. You sign disclosures and told to read the...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Hi inthewind2010, We want to thank you for your very comprehensive review of your time with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your lion walk and are happy that you were able to give back to conservation efforts in Zimbabwe. Our guides are...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016

It was amazing to get up close to such amazing creatures and that is what I will take away from the experience. However I didn't buy into the spiel given by our guides. Not a very natural experience.More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Hi luxlady07, Thanks very much for joining us on a lion walk and for writing a review of your experience. We're glad you enjoyed being able to get so close to Africa's magnificent lion. There are times, due to the fact that we walk our...More

Reviewed 20 May 2016

We were not interested at all in doing this, until we found out that these lions are being raised and cared for until they are 2 or 3 years old, and during that time are being taught to be placed back into wildlife in a...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2016

Hi bverdin! Thanks so much for your wonderful review of your time with us! We are so glad that you had a great time. Our guides are there to ensure you have the best time possible, and we are so glad that they made that...More

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Melanie J
9 December 2017|
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Response from 798joeyv | Reviewed this property |
Good morning, we walked with two lions. It was good. We do not know of any releases. Kind Regards Joey van Vuuren
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LACESHA B
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
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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