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Parays Game Ranch

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Tawny Lions

Good place to visit. Can see whitr Lions at Close quarters Minus point is lot of automobile junks... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2016
White lions make the trip worth it.

After a fairly long drive from Lusaka, we arrived at this unusual Game Ranch. Not much to see but... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2015
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Mar 10, 2018
“Caged lions”
Jun 22, 2016
“Tawny Lions”
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Lusaka, Zambia
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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

A short trip out of Lusaka but beware if you take Makeni road all the way as it is horrible, better stick to M9 (longer and busier road). We paid the guide 50 kwacha for both of us and had a nice time with the...More

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Good place to visit. Can see whitr Lions at Close quarters Minus point is lot of automobile junks cluttered around the place

Thank Uday3027
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Not worth the drive. Two poor white lions in a too small enclosure. The place is littered with old trucks and wrecks of cars. The only positive thing I can say about the place it that the animals looked healthy.

1  Thank Bathyporeia
Reviewed August 11, 2015

After a fairly long drive from Lusaka, we arrived at this unusual Game Ranch. Not much to see but the white lions are worth the trip. Although they are not caged, they are in a fairly small area for such majestic animals. However, they looked...More

1  Thank ElizabethJVB
Reviewed July 8, 2015

While the lions are very impressive (especially the huge white one), it is a bit sad to see them in such small cages. If you're into that sort of thing, then it's definitely worth a visit!

1  Thank TabiBuch
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited here with my mother in law, the lady that runs the ranch came out & showed us the lions personally & told us the stories about the lions, their names & where they came from. We were able to get close to the fence...More

3  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed January 27, 2015

After reading many of the great reviews, I was really looking forward to going to Parayas, especially to see the white lions, however it wasn't quite as I expected. The game ranch is part of a fully operational farm and unfortunately the landscape is a...More

Thank NgosaP
Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

I only went there for the lions. They're so big and playful, considering they are only 4 years old. The ranch also has a good number of Zebra, Antelope, and Buffalo. Nice place.

Thank NotOneNil
Reviewed November 17, 2014

After reading some many good reviews in Trip Advisor we took the car and went for a Sunday pic nic. Unfortunately the place was not what we expected given the positive reviews. Dirty, grotty, with no character. A sort of messy place in the dust....More

Thank firetree2014
Reviewed April 29, 2014

I only visited this place because of the lions even if you can do game drives here. But since I'm travel alone and doesn't want to pay to hire a car I couldn't do that. Instead I payed to see the lions and hoped that...More

2  Thank DanielHenrysson
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Isaac B
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Bathyporeia | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly we paid K20.00 per person, just to look at two caged white lions.