Lion Encounter, Victoria Falls

4.3
#3 of 10 in Parks in Southern Province
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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Just a stone’s throw away from Victoria Falls, Lion Encounter offers the unforgettable experience of walking with unleashed lions. The goal of this program is to prepare the offspring of rehabilitated captive-bred lions for their release into the wild. Visitors flock here for a chance to observe lion cubs learning to hunt and interact with each other and their parents. You can also join the volunteer program to enhance your visit and make a difference in the welfare of local wildlife. Arrange your visit to Lion Encounter and discover more family-friendly attractions in Victoria Falls using our Victoria Falls route maker.
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  • The opportunities to spend quality time with big cats is rapidly disappearing. The various movements in favor of prohibiting physical encounters with wildlife are ascendant and Zimbabwe's lion... 
    The opportunities to spend quality time with big cats is rapidly disappearing. The various movements in favor of prohibiting physical encounters with wildlife are ascendant and Zimbabwe's lion...  more »
  • Walking with lions in the bushes was amazing. Truly an unforgettable experience. The staff walks with you to ensure you have a great experience and ensure your safety. Not once did I feel unsafe... 
    Walking with lions in the bushes was amazing. Truly an unforgettable experience. The staff walks with you to ensure you have a great experience and ensure your safety. Not once did I feel unsafe...  more »

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