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The kids will love it! Family Perfect!

The Lion Park Resort has rides young people will very much enjoy. Also there are actual lion family... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Family outing spot just outside Gaborone

A great place for a family picnic, with a nice campsite for those who may want to spend the night... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
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  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“roller coaster”(14 reviews)
“nice bar”(2 reviews)
“train ride”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Lion Park Resort has rides young people will very much enjoy. Also there are actual lion family there, dad, mom and triplets, 2 boys and a girl. Gaborone is hot especially in summer so the pool with slide is awesome. For adults I recommend...More

Thank TinVon
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip to Lion Park resort with the hope of spending a fun family day out. We were happy to be offered a “Winter Special” discount and managed to save on the entry fee. However we were disappointed to see that half...More

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Dewald V, General Manager at Lion Park Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for your review of our facility. As mentioned by you, your visit to our facility was during the Winter Special. The discounted entrance fees are available during the Winter Special, due to the fact that we close the pools and slides for the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We had a fabulous time with full free wifi (cellphone coverage is not that good). The food was excellent. The facilities were very good and the lion viewing was the highlight of the day. The evening braai was not a braai at all but just...More

Thank nonofok2018
Reviewed 19 July 2018

wonderful, great activities and rides for kids, food available though costly, good for families and picnincs

1  Thank tummiem2018
Reviewed 10 July 2018

there are lots of activities to do there and kids activities, which provides a good family outing place

Thank Emmanuel R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The entrance fee was well worth it. Although it was cold, we couldn't believe that such a GEM could exist! It was wonderful to see the lions and the guide was very helpful on all questions raised. I think it is a must visit during...More

1  Thank DeliaR309
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Interesting place, we started with a train ride, then viewing of lions was actually fun, one named Shumba marked it's territory in front of us as if to show us who is boss. The rides paints was worn out, Pools were not cleaned, even though...More

Thank MusaM241
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place several times in my 20 years of Gaborone life and Lion's park just 15 km from Gaborone. Eventhough a lot of additions have been made over the years i hav always enjoyed this place where you can go with...More

Thank kalyan110770
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The park has quite a number of games. The train ride is good for family and takes you around the park. The roller coaster is so crazy, the minute it departed from the platform I knew I made a mistake being on board! but with...More

Thank Tami N
Reviewed 4 April 2018

A great place for a family picnic, with a nice campsite for those who may want to spend the night, just bring your camping equipment and book a campsite. Also great for day visits with family, they have e few rides, roller coster and a...More

Thank Sylvester M
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9 February 2018|
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Response from ThapeloL11 | Reviewed this property |
80 pula... around 10 usd
Hester F
26 May 2016|
Response from Becky C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hester, You can camp at Lion's Park, but the atmosphere will be more like a theme park than a secluded natural setting. If you can want to camp and enjoy the outdoors near Lion's Park. I recommend Mokolodi Game Reserve... More
19 April 2016|
Response from Thato K | Reviewed this property |
It's P70 entry per day. I think it's around P45 for children.