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Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari

#2 of 43 Outdoor Activities in Victoria Falls Features Animals
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
+263 13 44571
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Fantastic Elephant Encounter Experiece

My wife and I had a fantastic experience riding, learning about and experiencing the elephants at... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Earl V
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Newport Beach, California, United States
Wonderful Experience

This elephant back safari was soooo much more than we ever expected. The interaction with the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
GailSCC
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Sun City Center, Florida
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had a fantastic experience riding, learning about and experiencing the elephants at Wild Horizons Elephant Safari. Our guide was so knowledgeable about the surrounding terrain and animals. Very surprising how educated he was. A must for all kids and adults. No...More

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

Dear Earl Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your elephant back safari so much! Our staff are highly trained and are dedicated to the welfare not only our elephant herd...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

This elephant back safari was soooo much more than we ever expected. The interaction with the elephants (ours was Jacque), and Sylvester (the cheetah) was just amazing!!! If back in Africa,we would do this again in a heartbeat. Thank you to the staff who make...More

1  Thank GailSCC
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Gail Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your elephant back safari with Wild Horizons and the interaction with Sylvester, our ambassador cheetah. It is also very gratifying to read how much you...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

I was slightly reticent about this ride because of the Indian experience last year when I felt the Elephants weren't exactly treated as one would hope and expect. However, all was fine - in fact they gave us all a short talk about what to...More

1  Thank 4Noels
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your kind review. We are delighted that you joined our elephant back safari and enjoyed the experience so much! As you saw, our staff are passionate about the elephants and wildlife conservation in general. It is very gratifying...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A friend and I did this together. We had seen alot on sarfari but its not until you are standing right beside one that you realize just how incredible their size is and how insignificant we are. The ride goes for about hour. Each Ele...More

1  Thank Wendy F
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Dear Wendy Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. It is obvious how much you love elephants and we are delighted that you and your friend could interact with them so closely. As you so correctly pointed...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Loved this place. The staff was very dedicated to the care of the elephants. It was so nice to meet and pet the elephants before the ride. I rode Janet and she was great. It was a wonderful ride and we saw lots of wild...More

1  Thank conpedsrn
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Guest Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your elephant back safari so much! Our staff are highly trained and are dedicated to the welfare not only our elephant herd...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This was one of the activities we had while visiting Victoria Falls. I found the center and visit charming and exciting to take a good elephant ride. However, it would have been better to have a more interactive visit with the elephants and learn more...More

Thank HX M
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the centre and your elephant back safari. We have taken note of your comments regarding increased interaction and...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Went on my own to do this. There was a group of 9 total. The drive was about 30 min and we were welcomed with drinks and orientation. We were then led to the elephants to take photos and then led up the ramp to...More

Thank Alina M
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Dear Alina Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your safari, found it to be peaceful and that you felt safe at all times. However we are very disappointed to hear about the conduct of...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was outstanding. The obvious dedication of the staff was clearly reciprocated by their animals. We rode with Jake and the feeding time at the end was a highlight. The talk and breakfast was very much appreciatedMore

Thank Metokas
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that enjoyed your time with our elephant herd so much! As you know, wildlife conservation is our passion and our staff are dedicated to promoting wildlife conservation in Africa. We are...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a definite must do while in Victoria Falls! I could have spent the entire day with the elephants. I have always loved elephants and to be able to have this experience with them was amazing. It was so much more than just "riding...More

1  Thank rnlr
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Guest Thank you for your wonderful and very informative review on Trip Advisor. I am sure that it will be very useful to future guests! We love to read how much guests have enjoyed their time with the elephants and for you who has...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I was able to get in at the last minute. The elephants there teach you the reality of what happens to elephants in africa when you hear their stories. The ride was unbelievable and feeding the treats at the end brings a smile to everyones...More

1  Thank niches2210
WildHorizons, Public Relations Manager at Wild Horizons Elephant Back Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased that you were able to join us at the last minute and that you enjoyed your experience with the elephant herd so much. We are passionate about wildlife...More

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merrick s
Hi! Your website is not working properly. We have a few questions about booking, pricing, the times, etc... How do we reach you?
18 June 2017|
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Response from 4Noels | Reviewed this property |
We arranged this with our hotel so I guess it depends where you are staying but they should be able to do it for you. The cost wasn't cheap approx $100 each which includes a cooked breakfast. Times tend to be very early... More
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tazsox
we are staying at the Royal Chundu river lodge Can we get picked up ?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Linda J | Reviewed this property |
I believe they pick up from all accommodation in Victoria Falls.
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