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Mukuni Big 5 Safaris

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Farm # 9012A | Mukuni Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3322286
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Lion encounter

Was the great experience of my life,so close with Lions.Is an inteligent initiative for teach Human... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pierazzarita
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One of the highlights of our trip

My husband and I did the lion encounter and cheetah encounter and we absolutely loved it. We felt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peglerd
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Vancouver, Washington
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Mukuni Big 5 Safaris, situated on top of a hill overlooking the historic town of Livingstone and just 3km from the Mighty Victoria Falls.Come enjoy your Ultimate African Experience right here by Walking the King of the Beasts, the African Lion ( No Restraints ). Walk along side the worlds fastest land mammal, the African Cheetah. Ride on top of the worlds largest land mammal, the African Elephant and interact with Caracals, all under one roof right here at our Sanctuary.Become an Ultimate African Volunteer in our Volunteer and Cheetah Conservation Trust Program. Contribute your time and skill to working with our Vulnerable and Endangered Species. Make a difference.
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  • Average4%
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“cheetah walk” (29 reviews)
“big cat” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Farm # 9012A | Mukuni Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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+260 21 3322286

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was the great experience of my life,so close with Lions.Is an inteligent initiative for teach Human and animal get used and respect each other.The mukuni big five staff is professional,and i would like to say thank you .

Thank Pierazzarita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the lion encounter and cheetah encounter and we absolutely loved it. We felt like we got much more time wit the lions than we did with the cheetahs, and we got plenty of awesome pictures, courtesy of the staff there....More

Thank Peglerd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed the Mukuni "Ranch" on spontaneous decision when seeing the sign when driving in to the Avani hotel. I wanted to show my 2 children (6 & 7 years old) the cheetah and lions. Unfortunately, our children were too small to experience the actual...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly let me say we really enjoyed this experience. It is totally unique, and the only way you can get this close to cheetahs. They are incredible animals and they were totally alert (not drugged) and purring happily. Ok, it cost $125 for around an...More

Thank Mandy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

|Another exciting trip of a lifetime. The lions are held in captivity when will you ever have a change to pet a lion and take them for a walk we will never forget this.

Thank josie20177
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Actually stroked two lions and walked with them. Same with the Cheetahs. The elephants we fed after riding. Loads of time spent on each experience, superb supervision for our safety and the welfare of the animals. Assured that the animals were encouraged by reward and...More

Thank Gill B
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

For $AU120 this was a rip-off. Happy to donate towards wildlife care and maintenance, but for what we experienced I’d have been just as happy to donate $20 and forgo the visit.

Thank Barnacles70
Reviewed 25 September 2017

A total nightmare. 140 dollars for negative emotions ... Lions are wild animals not lap dogs. The poor animals do not want to engage in activities, but are forced to do that, otherwise probably it will be bad for business. The animals are being forced...More

1  Thank Maris Z
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I saw Mukuni Big 5 on a tv show with Jack Hannah, so I felt as though that was a positive endorsement for this place. I did not want to support a place that was not kind to the animals. My husband and I spent...More

Thank AllisonCW
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This was. The 2nd time I was lucky enough to enjoy this experience. The cheetahs are extraordinary. The guides are knowledgeable, friendly and make the experience special. We had a group of 7 consisting of 5 of us and another couple. Unfortunately the 3rd cheetah...More

Thank Norma P
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merrick s
18 June 2017|
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Response from Travelloverdelmundo | Reviewed this property |
elephant ride was 1 hour...Negotiate as prices are crazy.
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muddyrts
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ruka99 | Reviewed this property |
You would see the lions, cheetahs and elephants all year round as they are kept in a specific area (captive). Unfortunately there are no Buffalo or Rhino to boast of here. The advantage at Mukuni big five is a very close... More
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