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Mukuni Big 5 Safaris

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  • Average4%
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“cheetah walk”(28 reviews)
“lion cubs”(19 reviews)
“big cats”(19 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Farm # 9012A | Mukuni Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
+260 21 3322286
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 February 2013

Got married in Livingstone in Dec 2012 and arranged for experiences with all 3 animals: lions, cheetah, elephant safari. Additionally, we had a custom photo shoot related to the wedding, which we arranged a few days in advance. They were very flexible and we are...More

7  Thank soularmotion
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 September 2015

During our stay in Zambia, we were considering doing the lion walk. After talking to some of the locals and gathering information, we learned that the lions they bread are sold to places for canned hunting. I know it seems cool to get up close...More

8  Thank MissCasanave
Mukuni_Big_5_Safaris, Manager at Mukuni Big 5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2015

Dear Ma'am Thank you so much for your review and observations. Firstly and with all due respect to you, you cannot be more wrong in your accusations. We are the only company in Zambia that conducts lion walks commercially as well as other activities along...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have small children travelling together and couldnt do the walk with lion activity due to the age restriction. And this place is totally worth it especially with the kids. Good friendly ranger walked us around and very knowledgable too.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn’t do the walk with lion due to age restrictions. We have young kids aged 7 and 3 with us. But this place really amazing. We were walked to see the lions in the enclosures. And the ranger was very good and helped take...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Finally getting around to viewing this fantastic experience. Visited these guys in 2017. From the get go, very professional. It is clear that the animals are well taken care of and love their handlers. This was demonstrated by my guide, who walked up to an...More

1  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I was anxious about doing the lion and cheetah encounters because after having worked in a zoo, I was not sure what to expect for the care level of the animals. This trip blew away my expectations. Completely worth the money and I would go...More

Thank Danielle C
Mukuni B, Manager at Mukuni Big 5 Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Hi Danielle, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you overcame your anxiety and a wonderful experience.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

A fabulous place with calm nature. You can enjoy with the experience team with all safety while moving with wild animals. Refreshments are free when you are tired. The animals are well tamed and well behaved with the human beings.

Thank smrutiranjanj2
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I can't tell you how awesome Mukuni Big 5 is. First of all, their facilities, clubhouse, and land are gorgeous; the guides are so friendly and fun; and they were the height of professionalism (even when I saw a guest going ballistic because his 3-year-old...More

1  Thank laura s
Reviewed 18 August 2018

You can see giraffes, rino, crocodiles, elephants, birds and other types of animals. It is a good experience.

Thank 325samer
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Done the walk with the cheetahs and it was absolutely fabulous! The guide Lee knew his stuff and the animals were great. Highly recommended!

Reviewed 28 July 2018

We were expecting a wildlife park, and discovered that it was effectively a zoo. The animals were in small enclosures, and the walk consisted of a short loop just outside the enclosure, with the two cheetahs on leads. We felt very sorry for them, and...More

1  Thank Gary J
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Crazy! Amazing! I loved it...ALL CANADIANS and AMERICAN have to do this at least once...If I can hug a Lion, you can to :)

Thank Marko S
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Bill C
8 July 2018|
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Response from Lorsecho | Reviewed this property |
Beyond the prices correctly given already, there is also a combo of elephant ride, cheetah walk, lion walk and sunset cruise for $300pp. Breakfast with elephants (very good BTW) and sunset cruise for $180pp, and just the... More
Peter L
23 May 2018|
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Response from heleneranger | Reviewed this property |
Peter, Depending on the season, and if you are a tourist. It is best to to travel with someone from that country because they get special prices. But no matter what, go for it, you will not regret.