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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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Walking with Lions is an unforgettable experience.

This is my second time doing a lion walk in Victoria Falls. The last time was 10 years ago and at... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
Mousecook
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Santa Clarita, California
My favorite stop on our 18 day vacation

I had the best time on the walk with the Lions... it was more than I expected it would be. Would... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Janet T
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Windsor
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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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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 28 June 2017

This is my second time doing a lion walk in Victoria Falls. The last time was 10 years ago and at that time the lions that were used were very young, less than a year. That operation was later incorporated into a larger animal welfare...More

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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 had a good experience with us and that you understood the work we are trying to achieve with our program.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

I had the best time on the walk with the Lions... it was more than I expected it would be. Would go back again in a minute. The several spots we were able to get pictures of these incredible animals, and the pictures as we...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I recently returned from a round-the-world trip. When asked what was the coolest thing that I did, I have to say that it was Walking with Lions! You get to touch and walk through a national park with 2 lions aged up to around 18...More

Thank Martin Y
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Amazing experience and one that will stay with you forever. By visiting this attraction, you are not only having an amazing experience yourself, you are assisting in a small way to have the lions returned to the wild to ensure the survival of this magnificent...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This was definitely the highlight of our trip. I was a little apprehensive at first that this would be a cheesy tourist trap, but much to my delight it was anything but that. We took an open 4x4 out to the bush which was a...More

Thank KimRtravel
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review Kim. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, or simply...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

Never thought I would have this opportunity to walk with Lions. A bus collection from our hotel at 6.30am & then a brief stop at the Office in Victoria Falls to complete paperwork & pay for the experience of walking with Lions. $150 USD...they accepted...More

Thank travella2016
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review travella2016. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, or simply...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I didn't know what to expect when I signed up for this and I was so glad to have this experience of a life. Our group walked with a pair of 18 month old siblings in early morning. They were very active and played with...More

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your review ycart0616. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lion encounter, and that you understood our mission and the aims of our lion program. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation, LionALERT...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

I never imagined I would ever experience walking with lions, sitting with them, stroking them and talking to them. My first concern was would they be sedated to make sure they were safe. They clearly weren't, they were just young and used to human interaction....More

Thank Katrina H
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Katrina. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

Reviewed 3 May 2017

The walk is contrived and the lions are 'only' 18 month old cubs but they are still plenty big enough. It was a thrill for us and the photos are the highlight of our trip. We highly recommend it.

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LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Astowe. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

Reviewed 3 May 2017

My husband and I had a great time at the Lion Experience. I believe strongly in their goal of increasing the wild lion population. We walked with Lala and Lello who were 18 month old siblings. Their fur felt like silk, and it was simply...More

Thank ednra2016
LionEncounterAdmin, Manager at Walking with Lions at Victoria Falls, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review Ednra. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience and understood our aims and mission. If you are interested in supporting the program further, please check out our non-profit organisation ALERT Kind regards, The lion encounter team

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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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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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