Walk with Lions

from/per person $150.00


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  • The first genuine program to ethically re-introduce offspring back into the wild
  • Walk side by side with Africa’s most magnificent species
  • Help save the African Lion which has seen an 80- 90% decline
  • Welcome refreshments and snacks ready for you on arrival

Taking small groups of no more than 20 people, you’ll get to experience lions in their natural habitat while walking alongside them. You’ll also get to meet people from Lion Encounter who are passionate about lions and their future. By joining these lion walks you are helping with the pre-release training of the cubs, but also providing necessary funds to help save Africa’s most recognised species.

You’ll be collected from your lodge to be taken to Lion Encounter, adjacent the Zambezi National Park. Lion Encounter is partnered with ALERT, the African Lion and Environmental Research Trust, a conservation and community NGO that is devoted to the future of Africa’s wildlife and people. Upon arrival, you’ll watch a 7-minute video of Lion Encounters release program, community and conservation projects. This will be followed by a through a safety briefing before meeting the lion cubs and going on your bush walk.

You will be accompanied by Lion Encounters safety guides who have a great deal of experience when it comes to handling these majestic creatures. Please take the opportunity to ask your guide questions, you’ll be amazed at how much there is to learn on the African lion in terms of conservation, habitat and behaviour. You will get the opportunity for a photo and the possibility to observe these creatures up close and personal.

Film footage and merchandise supporting the release program will be available for purchase after your walk.

  • Transport to and from your hotel within Victoria Falls town
  • Experienced, knowledgeable and qualified guides
  • A breakfast served in the morning. Snacks and drinks are served on later trips.
  • Walking side by side with lions
  • Allow up to 2 hours for this Safari.
  • Your specified pick-up time will be confirmed on your voucher
  • The price quoted is for one person
  • Full price is charged for 14 year olds and over
  • The minimum age to participate is 14 years, and need to be accompanied by an adult
  • All 18 year olds and below require a legal guardian to sign an indemnity form

Important Information

  • Please wear long trousers (shorts are fine too) and comfortable closed in shoes.
  • Skirts or dresses are not acceptable.
  • You must be in neutral bush colours; bright clothes will not be accepted.
  • Dangly items such as scarves, belts or jewellery should be avoided.
  • Wear a hat
  • Binoculars if you have
  • Bring your Booking voucher
  • Money for videos and release program merchandise if you wish to purchase
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal items can be safely put away for the duration of your walk
  • Participants must be 1.5 metres or taller

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