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Escape to Lion Park Harare (former Lion and Cheetah Park), a sanctuary nestled amidst the vibrant city of Harare, where you’ll encounter the captivating beauty of African wildlife. Immerse yourself in a realm of lions, cheetahs, leopards, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and more as you embark on an unforgettable wildlife adventure.

Encounter Majestic Creatures

Embark on a guided game drive through the park’s expansive grounds, where you’ll witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Observe lions basking in the sun, cheetahs sprinting across the plains, elephants grazing amidst the lush greenery, and giraffes towering over the landscape.

Discover the Wonders of Wildlife

Engage with knowledgeable guides who will share insights into the fascinating behaviours and conservation efforts surrounding these incredible animals. Learn about their unique adaptations, ecological roles, and the importance of preserving their habitats.

A Family-Friendly Oasis

Lion Park Harare welcomes families to create unforgettable memories together. Something for everyone, from meeting an ancient tortoise to trying your hand at fishing. We’re sure you will have an adventure filled day at the Lion Park! Children will be captivated by the sight of these majestic animals, while adults will appreciate the opportunity to connect with nature and learn about wildlife conservation.

Additional Highlights:

  • Lion cub and Wolf Encounters
  • Snake World: Just down the road from Lion Park is our partner attraction, Snake World. Entry to snake world is included in the Lion Park ticket. Snake world is also home to our smaller crocodiles, monitor lizards, and little chameleons which you are invited to handle
  • Our restaurant is open every day at the Kiosk. You can enjoy sitting on the lawn, shaded by giant leafy trees, surrounded by lion enclosures as you enjoy your food and drink. There are a range of benches and tables for our guests. There is also a children’s playground to keep the little ones entertained.
  • Picnic Area: Pack a picnic and unwind in the park’s designated picnic area, surrounded by the tranquillity of nature.
  • Gift Shop: Browse the park’s gift shop for unique souvenirs and mementos to commemorate your African wildlife adventure.

Lion Park Harare: A Window into the Wild

Lion Park Harare invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of the African wilderness. Discover the wonders of wildlife, connect with nature, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Visit us today and experience the magic of Africa first-hand.




CHILDREN (2-12 YRS) - US $5


Open Daily

9am - 5pm


23km peg, A5, Somerby Zimbabwe


Lion Park was founded in the 1970’s by the Bristow family, who still own it today. Set amid towering balancing rocks that define the unique Zimbabwean landscape, this stunning reserve captures the beauty of our beloved country. Come as a day guest with no prior booking and enjoy wildlife viewing from the comfort of your own vehicle and discover ancient bushman rock paintings, considered to be over 5,000 years old.

As well as the game park self-drive, you can visit our kiosk and take a guided walking tour around the animal enclosures to meet rare white lions, tawny lions, wolves, jackal, monkeys, warthogs, and bush pigs, many of whom have been rescued from snares, traps, and the illegal pet trade. Where possible we offer a home to “problem animals” that would otherwise be killed.

After standing face to face with a lion, tuck into a tasty lunch at the Shumba Café, visit the gift shop and let the kids burn off energy in the playground. This exciting day trip is educational and accessible to everyone of all ages and backgrounds.

After your visit to the Lion Park, why not head to our neighbouring property "Snake World" to meet an array of amazing reptiles like crocodiles, snakes, chameleons and monitor lizards. Find out about their biology, management and why their conservation is so important to human health.

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