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Address: Farm # 9012A | Mukuni Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
Phone Number:
+260 21 3322286
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Mukuni Big 5 Safaris, situated on top of a hill overlooking the historic...

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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Fantastic Interaction with Lion Cubs

We spent a magical 30 minutes with 2 orphaned lion cubs! We got to play and feed with the cubs - our kids loved the experience! Fantastic guides who made sure we have loads of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tracey W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a magical 30 minutes with 2 orphaned lion cubs! We got to play and feed with the cubs - our kids loved the experience! Fantastic guides who made sure we have loads of video footage and photos of the special experience! Our guides were exceptionally knowledgeable and patient with our long list of questions!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

they wanted $165 per person to go for an elephant ride for about an hour. we got them down to $100 but still very expensive considering they pay the staff about $200 a month. so,our 1 hr ride paid a guy for a month. the elephants are amazing but hard to get over the high price. felt like it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

went there with the family there are a variety of animals cheetahs,lions, elephant back rides and more the best part of my visit was the great and majestic WHITE LION, you basically take a walk around the reserve and get to see these beautiful creatures and you can pet some as well... ITS A MUST G TO GO HERE

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Lusaka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Awesome experience. You have to experience this and see the animals up close. Ended the day with an elephant ride simply awesome

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I went to the Makuna Big 5 with a friend. Following a bit of an issue the morning of our booking (they didn't pick us up and their internet was down and couldn't find the booking) the experience was fantastic. We went on an elephant ride which was great, then spent time with the lions and the staff was professional... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Walking with cheetahs, petting and posing with lions, feeding and riding elephants, a must do while visiting Livingstone!

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Pune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Walking with the jungle king, touching him, holding his tail - was truly memorable! The lion was one of the best parts of our trip and everyone who saw the photos wants to do it!

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Luanda, Angola
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We did the lion encounter, cheetah walk and elephant rides. All were fantastic and once in a lifetime experiences. Highly recommend.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went to Zambia for 3 days and booked a safari with Mukani Big Five Safaries. They picked us from the hotel and even though the price was a bit steep (USD 200 for a combined lion and cheetah walk) this was one of the best days of my life. It was actually my birthday and I cannot remember a better... More 

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Lusaka, Zambia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really good place to not only learn about big cat conservation efforts in the area but also interact with the locals. (Nope...not the humans) The lion walk and elephant ride are something to write home about. You don't have to drive hours to get to it. Bring the little ones, they will love the animal enclosures!

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