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Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary

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Wild Horizons took great care of us when we were visiting Zimbabwe. We did the elephant ride and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2014
Lisa W
San Diego, California
Loved our adventures!

While visiting Victoria Falls we bought a package of three activities through Wild Horizons. We... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2014
Gig Harbor, Washington
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The Wild Horizons Elephant Encounter - Walk With Giants affords guests the opportunity to unobtrusively interact with some of the biggest personalities in Africa, in a pristine wilderness environment overflowing with raw natural beauty. Guests spend...more
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Reviewed 17 April 2014

Wild Horizons took great care of us when we were visiting Zimbabwe. We did the elephant ride and the helicopter flight over the falls, and these guys were great. Very professional and informative. We loved meeting Sylvester the cheetah and riding on the elephants. Our...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

While visiting Victoria Falls we bought a package of three activities through Wild Horizons. We were thrilled with everyone of them! The sunset river cruise was relaxing and made interesting by our friendly guide. The complimentary drinks and appetizer platters were a delicious surprise. We...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2013

Wild Horizons. Hope you took care of the handler who didn't treat Jock with respect. JOCK is my big boy that I rode when there and Richard his handler was wonderful. So was Jock...and he had his little orphaned baby around too. This was in...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2013

Our family visited these gorgeous animals on Jan 7, 2013 and loved it! The guides are very well informed, the animals well taken care of and the facility is lovely. The bonus was feeding the elephants at the end. Lots of pictures are taken with...More

Thank M Z
Reviewed 2 January 2013

From what we saw, Wild Horizons pretty much monopolizes the Victoria Falls area as far as tours & transports go. Their tours are great..we went on the Elephant Back Safari & the Falls walking tour. The Safari was very 5* & shows a great conservation...More

1  Thank LookingForFamilyFun
Reviewed 13 October 2012

We recently rode elephants while in Victoria Falls as part of the Wild Horizon Elephant Adventure. The cost was $130 for about a 40 minute ride in a circle around the property. Though it was exhilarating to ride an elephant for the first time, we...More

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WildHorizons, Owner at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2012

Good day to you. It is with great concern that we read your review on Trip Advisor. We do not condone cruelty of any form and would like to investigate the matter immediately. It will be very useful or us to find out which day...More

Reviewed 14 August 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our Elephant Ride by New Horizons. The NH staff seem very committed to the animals they have rescued, some of whom they have trained for the rides. We began by "getting to know" the elephant we would ride by rubbing his trunk...More

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WildHorizons, Director of Sales at Wild Horizons Elephant Sanctuary, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2012

Thanks so much for the great feedback! It is much appreciated. Please keep in touch via Facebook and visit us in Vic Falls again soon!

Reviewed 16 July 2012

In July, 2012, we used Wild Horizons for virtually everything for our stay in Victoria Falls and the surronding area, beginning with airport pick-up. WH booked the Chobe Day Safari trip (morning by boat and afternoon by land vehicle), Hwange National Park game drive, Zambezi...More

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Anita L
27 August 2017|
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.
merrick s
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