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Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44571
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Once in a lifetime

We were really happy that we chose to do the Elephant Back Safari. From pick-up to drop-off, it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eva P
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Newark, Delaware
Ride on an elephant - Another Item Checked Off the Bucket List

I got the new young mama elephant. It was so much fun to ride on her and watch her interactions... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
lovetotravel132016
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Post Falls, Idaho
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really happy that we chose to do the Elephant Back Safari. From pick-up to drop-off, it was a very well organized tour. First we got to interact with the elephants during the initial meeting. Then we rode Jock with our guide Wilson who...More

Thank Eva P
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Eva Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your Elephant Back Safari. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much and that you found it to be so informative. Your kind comments about Wilson...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

I got the new young mama elephant. It was so much fun to ride on her and watch her interactions with her baby! A dream come true--not only to ride but to feed an elephant. During the ride we saw a giraffe and a blue...More

1  Thank lovetotravel132016
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your very kind and enthusiastic review. We love to hear how much guests have enjoyed this very special interaction. Thank you also for your feedback regarding your handler pressurizing you for a tip. We were appalled to hear...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

A trip worth doing even if you have ridden elephants before. We spent about an hour on the ride but also had tie before and after to meet and feed them. Great for children. What I did not like so much was the pressure put...More

Thank sophia27
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Sophia Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your Elephant Back Safari. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much. Wild Horizons work very hard to promote conservation in the area and we are...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

Outstanding experience. This was an up close encounter with the elephants. The staff was friendly and informative. We chose the morning safari and a fresh breakfast was served after the walk. Overall, it was a wonderful experience. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting to...More

Thank Lucy C
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Lucy Thank you so much for your lovely review. As you certainly noticed, the elephants and elephant conservation are very close to our hearts and this is reflected in the way we run our elephant safari and interaction. At all times the elephants needs...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

A last minute excursion as we had some free time but a great decision to do it. Being able to sit on one of these fantastic beasts and slowly trek through the bush spotting various other wildlife such as giraffes and zebras was a fantastic...More

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Matt Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your Elephant Back Safari. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the experience so much and that you found it to be so informative. Wild Horizons work very hard...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Loved this! My husband and I rode Emily the elephant along with Wilson, our guide for the duration. We were collected from our lodge and taken there and back by mini bus and had everything explained to us including all the safety rules and regulations....More

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Linda Thank you for your lovely and informative review. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful safari with us and enjoyed all the aspects. We are passionate about conservation, and elephant conservation in particular. As you saw, our herd is...More

Reviewed 23 July 2017

We got the biggest bull elephant in the lot and the leader!! Jake was the best and so was this park!! We enjoyed the shopping as well.More

1  Thank Jean Ann F
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Jean Ann Thank you for your lovely review on your Elephant Back Safari. We are delighted to hear that you found the experience to be so memorable and that you were so impressed with Jake. He is very special! Your feedback means a lot...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Really enjoyed the elephant encounter experience, our first chance to get up close to these majestic animals, loved the information, knowledge and care the people there involved showed. Was a privilege to walk with the elephants and feed them, so impressed we came back following...More

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Dear Roy Thank you so much for your lovely review and for sharing your wonderful experience with future guests. As you certainly noticed, the elephants and elephant conservation are very close to our hearts and this is reflected in the way we run our elephant...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

From the very beginning, you feel these people love these animals and take great care of them. This was a wonderful experience!More

Thank Margaret H
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear Margaret Thank you for your lovely review on trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your experience. We are passionate about elephants and elephant conservation and your visit helps us greatly in our efforts. It is very satisfying for us...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This was the second Elephant interaction experience we had in two weeks. Our first one was a week earlier in S. Africa. Each one stood out for different reasons. This one obviously is riding the elephants for almost an hour. The elephant handlers were great...More

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WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear Michelle Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience with the elephants so much. Out staff are passionate about their work with elephants and we are delighted that this...More

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Response from Jean Ann F | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall his weight, but he is 33 yo. We bought his foot print and I framed it. SO amazing.
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18 June 2017|
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Response from Metokas | Reviewed this property |
as it was part of a package individual pricing is unavailable. However there were two rides: we left our hotel Zambezi river Lodge at six am and the second ride is in the afternoon at three
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