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Address: at the Ranch Resort; 25km South of Polokwane, Polokwane 0699, South Africa

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Visiting the Lions

This is a very memorable thing to do with the kids or as a couple. You can also go on game drives to view the Lions and then stop to have photos taken with the Lions. A absolute... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2017
Jessica G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

This is a very memorable thing to do with the kids or as a couple. You can also go on game drives to view the Lions and then stop to have photos taken with the Lions. A absolute must.

Thank Jessica G
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

This was a personal highlight of a family stay at the The Ranch Resort - I highly recommend this activity. And NO! The lions are not drugged or abused - you could feel the love and respect from the rangers for these wild animals. And if anyone is disappointed because under 15 year olds are excluded, get real! These are... More 

2 Thank reez69
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Whenever I am coming to Polokwane this is one of my favorite place to stay even though sometimes I need to book weeks in advance as this is a very popular and beautiful place to stay in.Its even better when u come in to checkin using the N1 off ramp as u will get a mini game drive.Its perfect for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this "walk with the lions". The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable and of course looking after our safety at all times. The experience is dependent upon the temperament of the lions. For example, on this occasion, we could not walk with them while holding their tail (which we have done in the past) because the young... More 

1 Thank AlamedaYankeegal
Ostermundigen, Switzerland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We organised to stay at the Ranch Resort for a few days so we could experience "Walk with Lions". When we arrived we were told that children under 15 are not allowed to take part. The website advertises "Walk With Lions - Limpopo and enjoy an outing with family and friends,or walk with the lions for an awesome company team... More 

3 Thank Lisa T
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

My daughter, her partner and I had a great experience with the lions at the Ranch... wow these are amazing animals. Highly recommended tourist experience.

Thank Francis B
Paarl, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Well organised. Would recommend it anytime. Only negative was that rangers keep walking in front of people trying to take some pictures. Rangers are not really attentive to photographers trying to get a few good pictures. We try to understand their way of operating, but yeah apart from this little issue, it was very well conducted. So why you still... More 

1 Thank johan_paarl
Polokwane, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Great experience we were a party of nine, seven family members from the United States. Our guild was excellent, I would recommend this to all visitors coming to Polokwane.

1 Thank yfisamamagogo
Simon's Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I was born in this town, but it is very rare that I get to go back and visit... If you do make it to Plokwane (formerly known as Petersburg) walk with lions is probably the only exciting thing you will do there. But I urge you to go, because you will never have an experience like this again, unless... More 

2 Thank JanLeMan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I visited a ranch near this lodge last year and I cannot stress how much you don't know about this place, they let you play with lion cubs, yes but what you don't know is that they sell them into canned lion hunting once they're done with them, do not support this business. Unless you want those cute little Cubs... More 

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