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Safari Adventures Lion Encounter

Casela Nature, Cascavelle, Mauritius
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Ranked #2 of 3 attractions in Cascavelle
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Tours
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We went to this activity as we thought it was one of the most unique experiences you can get in Mauritius - and, on pair with swimming with wild dolphins and relaxing at a dream beach, it is. The weather had been tricky all week with rain spells and sun shine and we were keen to do this on a... More

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Expensive (close to a hundred pounds depending on the exchange rate) but wow so worth it! I was worried the lions would be doped but I really don't think they were - ours were a young male and female - the male was very stand-offish but the girl (a white lion) let every one of us walk beside her -... More

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Durham, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Did this for my 40th birthday and loved it, not scary at all and the lions are not really interested in the tourists, just walking and eating meat, loads of opportunity to touch, stroke, and hold the tail of the lions while walking at THEIR pace.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We walked with the lions for over an hour on our honeymoon. It's one of only 3 places in the world you can have this experience. We've got some amazing photo souvenirs with us touching them. Loved it!

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Vacoas, Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

One of the most amazing things ever done in my life. Being that close to lions and touching them while walking with them, never thought of even in my dreams. The handlers are excellent and pros. Feel scared when they release the beast from their cage and approaching you but afterwards you finally get used to being side by side... More

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Midlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Words do not do justice to this experience. If you do nothing else in Mauritius, do this. We walked for over 1 hour with a 20 month old white lioness and an 8 month old lion cub and I was close to tears for most of the experience through joy. It's simply breathtaking to see such relaxed lions enjoying their... More

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Leeds
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

One of the most interesting thing you could do in your lifetime. Steeve (Guide) and Lois (Handler) were excellent. Entertaining and professionals, not only you feel safe but also thoroughly entertained. Must do thing and would surely do again when I visit Mauritius in future. Hope these majestic cats are treated nicely when we are not with them as they... More

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

My husband and I did the Walking with Lions in Mid November, he was a bit trepiditious, I was like a rat up and drainpipe! What can I say, this experience is truly amazing! We did the Walking with Lions and also the Lions and Cheetah interaction. A very important point is that at no point do you feel scared... More

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north yorkshire
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

If you’re in Mauritius with a spare few hours then try this, Walk with the Lions. It’s a great experience, something you might only do once in your life, for more than one reason! Not suited for children. The park has Cheetah, Lions and Tigers as well as Giant Tortoise and numerous birds.

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Alice Springs. NT. Australia
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We had previously stayed on the east coast of Mauritius before heading off to Africa expecting to have many lion encounters, but sadly no; but then we remembered that we were coming back to the west coast of Mauritius and booked to walk with the lions. We weren't disappointed as we not only got all the photos but I walked... More

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