Lion Encounter, Victoria Falls

#3 of 10 in Parks in Southern Province
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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  • First and foremost an amazing experience and one not readily forgotten. We had a mixed group of adults and each and every one of us were able to walk and touch these lions. We had two, a female of 19 ...  more »
  • We had recently signed up and paid USD150 each for a Lion encounter . The entire set up is questionable - starting with the aggressive guide who fetched us in a vehicle which was in serious need of re...  more »
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