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Antelope Park

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Vungu Road, Gweru 0000, Zimbabwe
+263 54 251 913
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Known as one of Southern Africa’s “most intriguing destination”, and awarded The Green Trophy for the Environmental Award, First Runner Up Best Safari Camp Tented and Second Runner up in The Best Self Catering category at the 2013 AZTA Awards ( Association Of Zimbabwe Travel Agents.) We were also nominated for “Zimbabwe’s Private Leading Game Reserve” in the World Travel Awards.Antelope Park is home to the world famous African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) lion rehabilitation programme, which is a multi-phase lion conservation initiative. It is Africa’s first genuine programme working to ethically re-introduce the offspring of captive-bred African lions back into the wild.The Park also welcomes guests and eco-tourists to its stunning campsite; a haven of tranquillity set in the African bush. Visitors can enjoy the relaxed environment as well as participate in the vast array of world-class activities offered at the Park, including lion walks, elephant rides and walks, game viewing, fishing, and many more. Antelope Park, home to Animal Planet’s popular wildlife series “Roaring with Pride”, with over 3 million viewers and airing in 33 different countries. Antelope Park have been the subject of a major UK TV wildlife documentary “LION COUNTRY” and the Park has also featured in a number of other wildlife shows including “Karina: Wild on Safari”. Our 14 part series called “Roaring with Pride” filmed at our park is still featuring on Animal Planet explaining in depth how our organisation is helping to save the future of the African Lion.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Vungu Road, Gweru 0000, Zimbabwe
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+263 54 251 913
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were looking forward to our afternoon at Antelope Park but unfortunately left with an unwelcome and disappointed feeling. Although staff were initially friendly, the information we received on how costs are calculated, including that there is an entry fee (which was not posted anywhere...More

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Antelope_Park_Zim, Head of Marketing at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Castor A, Thank you very much for your review of Antelope Park. Your feedback is very valuable to us. Please accept our sincere apologies for this miscommunication of pricing. We have noted your comments and will work to ensure that our guests are better...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great food - 3-course buffet (affordable $12 per plate for lunch). Great accommodation overlooking the river. Unparalleled activities - walking with the lions, walking with the elephants, watching lions catch their prey and feed, riding elephants, game drive, fishing, canoeing...More

Thank Ronald F
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Marketing and Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Dear Ronald F Thank you for your great review of us. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had the opportunity to partake in a number of our activities. We hope that you created some unforgettable memories and...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

I visited as a wildlife photographer, the accommodation and hospitality were both excellent. The staff, both in camp and out on a photoshoot could not have been better. They really looked after me. John F.More

Thank John F
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Dear John F, Thank you so much for your very positive review of Antelope Park. We are glad to hear that you received great hospitality on your recent stay wtih us and enjoyed our accommodation as well. We hope you managed to get some great...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I stayed at antelope park for 3 nights. Staff are friendly and the facilities are quite good, even though I didn't have hot water for my shower... Their project is quite noble, as they have a program to try to increase the number of wild...More

Thank Mauro P
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Mauro Penedo, Thank you very much for your reveiw of Antelope Park. Your feedback is very valuable to us. Please accept our sincere apologies for your unenjoyable experience at Antelope Park. We have noted your comments with regards to the activity done. I have...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Heartfelt Thanks to our Special Friend in Harare that insisted we do this activity at Antelope Park! For he had experienced at Vic Falls, but we skipped with plan to do same at Antelope Park, as he felt AP would be less crowded & better...More

Thank Muralidhara N
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Dear Muralidhara N Thank you so much for your positive reveiw of us. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and got to experience a number of our activities and surroundings. You feedback is very encouraging and I will...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Antelope Park offers a varied program of wildlife experiences with first-class facilities. The main focus of their efforts is a lion-breeding program. Our day began with a brief presentation about this program and how the program is funded through profit from the tourist wildlife experiences....More

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Antelope_Park_Zim, Marketing Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear WonderfulWorld59, Thank you so much for your positive review and for sharing it. We hope you traveled back home safely. The lion walk is among our most popular activities and we're definitely glad to hear that you enjoyed it, together with the other various...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very impressive, educative and entertaining. The description of the maternal behaviour of the impala was eye opening with regards to the self protecting mechanisms in nature. In addition, the makeup of family herds and the resultant bachelor herds was new information to me.More

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Antelope_Park_Zim, Marketing Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear 586itaiz, Thank you for your review and for your positive feedback. It is really great that you enjoyed the game drive and had the chance to learn so much on it. We sincerely hope that you will be back again soon to partake in...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

We visited Antelope Park as advised by one of our friends. Due to our limited time we had only the Game Drive and Lion Enclosure Tour. Both were marvelous. we had a good chance to see Wilder beasts, impalas, Giraffes, Elephants, Lions, the shy Kudzus...More

Thank Ayman N
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Ayman N, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a chance to experience our game drive. We will be sure to pass on your kind...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing fun filed adventure i must say!!! Walking with the lions was my main highlight, tamuka and the girls. Keep the good work guys. Amazing hostsMore

Thank Waraidzo M
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Dear Waraidzo M, Thank you for your positive reveiw of Antelope Park. The Lion Walk is quite a unique experience and we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed it. Thank you for your encouraging words as well. We will definitely continue to put...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

A lion as a pet....well maybe not but that is as close as it can ever get. Getting up close and personal on a bush walk with lions left an indelible mark in my heart for years to come. While we could hear the roar...More

Thank Trevor Z
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Antelope_Park_Zim, Front Office Manager at Antelope Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Dear Trevor Z Thank you for your valuable feedback. We appreciate the time taken in writing it. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay wtih us and got to experience our Lion Walk. The lions are more comfortable with other guests...More

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Ponygirl64
24 October 2017|
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Response from Antelope_Park_Zim | Property representative |
Dear Ponygirl6, Thank you very much for your enquiry. Antelope Park is roughly 3000 acres big in total. Yes, we keep a number of our Lions in enclosure. Unlike the world standards, our enclosures are 3 times the size of... More
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nmakore4
22 October 2017|
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Response from Antelope_Park_Zim | Property representative |
Dear NMakore4, Thank you very much for your enquiry. Our game drives are $24 per adult and $12 per child. There is an entrance fee of $10 per adult and $5 per child, however, if you decide to have a meal with us in the... More
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Dominique T
9 May 2017|
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Response from Trevor Z | Reviewed this property |
Having grown up in that part of the country I'd say 100%. The road is beautiful 1.5-2hr drive. If you will be driving as opposed to a local, that part of the country has cows and donkeys. Just be on the lookout for those and... More
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