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Address: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Well worth a visit :-)

I had seen the reviews on here previously about Alison greeting you on her horse and being what may be described as eccentric but decided to just go for it anyway, I am really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had seen the reviews on here previously about Alison greeting you on her horse and being what may be described as eccentric but decided to just go for it anyway, I am really glad that I did. Joseph picked us up from our campsite which was very helpful and we were welcomed with some fresh squash and horsed up... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I had a wonderful three day experience with Alison and the team. The horses are beautifully looked after and very kind, and it is a fantastic way to experience the national parks around victoria falls.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My experience with Zambezi Horse Trails was most excellent! I was the only rider on this adventure, however, Alison very kindly allowed me to ride as they usually require more than one booking. The Gorges Lodge, excellent Lodge as well, took me over to the stables after I had finished my Walk with Lions, a very busy morning for me.... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The ride is very nice whether your experienced or not the horses are very tranquil and will not do anything out of the ordinary. I would recommend this to anyone visiting Zimbabwe as the wildlife get even closer to you because you yourself are on an animal

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My husband and I ride horses in Australia and loved our afternoon ride with Zambezi Horse Trails. Our horses were great as were the two staff members which the owner of the business, Alison Baker had arranged to accompany us. Alison carefully chose the horses for us based on our riding ability. The ride was through the National Park with... More 

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AlisonHorses, Owner at Zambesi Horse Trails Day Tours, responded to this review

Dear Evron Thank you so much for your very kind words and the wonderful review. - it was lovely to meet you and Rod. I love my work and my horses, and am very proud of my staff so this means a lot. I've told them of your review and we all send our best wishes. Very happy to hear... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I would say that my experience with Zambezi Horse Trails was the highlight of my recent trip to Zimbabwe and South Africa. I was the only rider who had booked this particular morning in late June but Alison very kindly allowed me to ride as they usually require more than one booking. I was picked up at my hotel early... More 

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AlisonHorses, Owner at Zambesi Horse Trails Day Tours, responded to this review

Hi Firstly my apologies for the delay - I have only just learnt how to use this properly. Very unclever of me. I cannot thank you enough for this wonderful review - it means a lot to me and my great team! Everyone here sends their best regards and wishes With thanks and appreciation! Alison More 

Flitwick, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I am a teenager and I was scared to start with because I'd never ridden a horse before but it was just fantastic! They helped me onto my horse and showed me what to do, it was great, the horse was lovely, I got to ride by myself and I felt safe the whole time! My guide was excellent too... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

My two teenage children and I had a great time on a Horseback Safari at Victoria Falls. Our guides, Reason and Josiah were great and helped us as we are not very experienced riders. Our ride took us through the brush and down by the Zambezi River. Along the way, we were very excited to spot a leopard in a... More 

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I am a very experienced rider - with many years of safari riding under my belt - and booked a four-hour 'experienced' ride. After a brusque talking down to from the owner - who remained on horseback throughout - I set off with another experienced rider who had booked the two-hour 'novice' ride as he was short of time. We... More 

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chicago
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

My daughter and I rode middle of May 2013. It was just the two of us with two guides. My daughter rides for her job so she is great rider. Me not so good...It was probably the highlight of our two week trip to Africa. Alison has 19 thoroughbreds and they are beautiful!!! Her guides were excellent and so knowledgeable.... More 

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