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Painted Dog Conservation

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Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
+263 18 710
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“painted dog” (25 reviews)
“wild dogs” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
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+263 18 710
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"painted dog"
in 25 reviews
"wild dogs"
in 15 reviews
"endangered species"
in 6 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"hwange national park"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"rehabilitation centre"
in 3 reviews
"bush camp"
in 2 reviews
"dedicated staff"
in 2 reviews
"interesting information"
in 2 reviews
"main camp"
in 2 reviews
"conservation"
in 28 reviews
"project"
in 10 reviews
"visitors"
in 7 reviews
"display"
in 6 reviews
"rescue"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove from Hwange NP when we noticed a sign pointing to this conservation centre so we gave it a try. First you come into a great museum like hall with lot of interesting information about painted dogs. A beautiful wooden sidewalk leads to a...More

Thank Raptor1234567890
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was really impressed by this centre, a proper conservation project with incredibly dedicated staff. The love they have for Roman, their permanent painted dog resident, is touching. I know that everyone wants to see (or walk with...) lions, but I highly recommend visiting this...More

Thank souku
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very informative visit to the project with the highlight being a personal visit to the Bush camp which is run for village children to explain the importance of conservation of all the animals in Hwange. They spend 4 days in the camp ,...More

Thank Dennis J
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The staff are obviously super dedicated and the work they do is great, for the conservation, but the visit was boring and we didn't see any painted dogs- which is best for them since they should not be used to people but must stay wild....More

Thank Flore N
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Old Farts Safari was very impressed by this sanctuary. Very well laid out info centre with knowledgeable staff on hand to talk to. We arrived just as the power went off but was soon sorted with a generator! Well worth a visit to learn more...More

Thank Lucy S
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

We visited this attraction as part of a small tour group. We were given a tour of a little museum where they have exhibits on the life of the Painted Dog (formerly called Wild Dogs) and learned a lot from the guide. However, while they...More

Thank barbara361
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Support this very successful and sophisticated operation. The painted dogs are a win and well worth visiting. Not far from Hwange Main Gate

Thank Adam C
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

In one room they explain to you the life of the painted dogs from birth to death - great and simple media like paintings with tasks (search the vultures etc). You can only visit the two old painted dogs, because they don´t want the younger...More

Thank TomMuc1980
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

As the name of the "attraction" suggests, it is a project working to protect Painted (more commonly, if officially less accurately, Wild) Dogs. It is partly a working set up to research the animals and to look after injured or orphaned dogs. This means you...More

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

great place we loved it.pls visit this place as only place to see wild dogs but we were lucky in Botswana when we seen them in tjw wild.

Thank jabeywickrema
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