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“Best Wildlife Experience Ever”

Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN
Ranked #1 of 50 things to do in Harare
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Wild is Life is a genuine wildlife orphanage and rehabilitation rescue centre.Guests are invited to visit the Sanctuary for trully memorable personal encounters with wildlife orphans. Bookings are essential and visits are limited to afternoons only. All proceeds from the guest visits are used for the running and maintenance of the Sanctuary.
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I have been working and traveling in Africa since 1994, and "Wild is Life" is the best experience I"ve ever had. The interaction with the animals is high, the environmental attention, and the care of the animals is excellent. The handlers were knowledgable and informative, and obviously really cared about their animals. I can't say enough about positive about Angela, Roxie, the dogs, monkeys, babbons, hooved and antlered animals, and ostrich. I got to interact with lion, cheetah, and a pangolin, and bottle fed young giraffe. The food/drink and hospitality were on a par with the animal interaction. To sit outdoos comfortably on a couch, sipping wine, as the sun sets while kudu, ostrich, sable, and giraffe wander by is an amazing experience. To learn the names of the animals and interact with them as individuals, to see the diffeences in markings, coloring, and even facial expressions of different indivuals in the pride or herd was spectacular and made the expereince different than safari type experiences. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED,.

Thank suemidwife
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Reviewed 14 February 2014

What a stunning place to spend the afternoon and experience some of Zimbabwes magnificent wildlife. Angela was a welcoming host and has some great stories to tell of the Trust and how it came about and the background and history of all the animals. The close encounters with some of these animals is indescribable and I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get a great value for money and up close personal encounter with our wildlife.

Thank Storm B
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

Excellent place to visit for a afternoon. Angela and (Sophie her dog ) were excellent and knowledgeable guides and the animals were on good form and even better after they had been fed Possibly the best was being able to stroke a cheetah and learning about a pangolin which was unknown to us. Not difficult to find and could be combined with a visit to Mbizi park which is nearby to make a whole day of it.

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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Cannot fault the hospitality and facilities provided. Our host, Angela, was well informed and patient and the interactions with the animals were enjoyed by all. Lion, cheetah, pangolin, kudu, baboon, monkey, wildebeest, giraffe, ostrich and more. Great value for money compared with other parks visited, highly recommended by all in our group - definitely one of the highlights in our stay in Zim.

Thank Kath B
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

I went to Wild is Life on my first trip to Harare, and I don’t think much can get better than the experience I had there. They are most gracious hosts, and the animal encounters are one of a kind. They are doing wonderful things there and it is worth it for everyone to take an afternoon and experience it. I will definitely make it one of my first stops on my next visit to Zimbabwe.

1  Thank Kevin S
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