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Gweru, Midlands Zimbabwe

Walk with Lions in Antelope Park

Gweru, MidlandsZimbabwe

3 Days / 2 Nights
for Member Pricing

Walk with Lions in Antelope Park

Visit a park dedicated to rehabilitating lion populations and walk alongside the king of the jungle before watching them feed.

About Your Trip

The natural beauty of Zimbabwe with its savanna grasslands, azure sky and golden sunsets is matched only by the majesty of its wildlife. And the lion reigns as the most regal of them all. Observe these beautiful beasts as you walk with lion cubs and witness adult lions feed from a distance on this exciting, family-friendly DreamTrip to Gweru in the Midlands Province of Zimbabwe.

Experience other epic adventures on your own during your 3-day stay in Antelope Park. Located on 3,000 acres (1,214 hectares), Antelope Park was named the Leading Private Game Reserve at the 2016 World Travel Awards. Your visit will help support a nonprofit dedicated to boosting the population of wild lions.

What we love:
• You’ll see lions up close as they survey their territory during an intimate lion walk with cubs.
• Antelope Park developed the African Lion Rehabilitation & Release into the Wild Programme, which helps the declining wild lion population of the continent.
• You can find something to please everyone in the family at Antelope Park — activities available include fishing, canoeing, an elephant interaction and more (at an additional cost).
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What's Included

Your DreamTrip includes 3 days and 2 nights in Antelope Park, Gweru, Zimbabwe, as well as:
• Lion walk; includes professional guides and handlers. See Additional Information for details and restrictions.
• Lion feeding.
• Antelope Park entrance fees.
• Welcome reception with alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks.
• 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners.
• An In-destination Support team member will be provided on this trip. Their goal is to ensure you have a great DreamTrips™ experience from landing to liftoff. They host a welcome reception on arrival day, attend scheduled activities throughout the trip, notify the group of itinerary updates and more.



Transportation

Airfare is not included in the trip price! The closest commercial airport to the hotel is Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ), approximately 99 miles (160 kilometers) away. We highly recommend that you purchase travel insurance for any trip.

Please note: Airport transfers are not included in this trip. Make sure to arrange your own transfers between the airport and your hotel.



This trip will close by December 14.

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Destination

Gweru is the capital of Zimbabwe’s Midlands Province, and is home to people from varying ethnic backgrounds. In fact, over 5 languages are prevalent in the province, adding to the cultural diversity of the region.

Zimbabwe’s sprawling savannas are home to some of the largest land animals on Earth, including elephants, leopards, giraffes, rhinos and, most notably, Katanga and Southeast African lions. Zebras and antelope scatter at the sight of these fearsome predators as cackling hyenas observe from the grassy sidelines.

In 2005, Antelope Park developed ALERT, a nonprofit dedicated to the aid of the African Lion Rehabilitation & Release into the Wild Programme. This invaluable project focuses on increasing the numbers of wild lions to combat the effects of poaching and illegal game hunting across the continent. With ALERT, lions are bred and encouraged to form their own natural prides, as well as to hunt and develop skills necessary for the wild. When lions are ready to fend for themselves and have acquired much-needed hunting abilities, they are released into dedicated game reserves, where they can exist and interact with nature in peace.
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Platinum Inclusions

On this DreamTrip to Gweru, Zimbabwe, Platinum Members will be treated to US$20 in hotel credit* per person to be used toward spa treatments at your hotel. Life is great when you’re a Platinum Member!

*You get one (1) US$20 credit per Platinum Member, and the credit is available for use on this DreamTrip only. Credit is not transferable, has no commercial value, is not subject to refund or credit after the stay and cannot be redeemed for cash.
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Itinerary

Day 1

Check into the hotel at any time after 2:30 p.m.
1:30-5:30 p.m.: Visit the welcome table in the hotel lobby.
5:30 p.m.: Welcome reception with alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks at the hotel bar overlooking the lake.
6:30-8 p.m.: Welcome dinner at the hotel.
The rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 2

6:30 -8 a.m.: Lion walk; includes professional guides and handlers. See Additional Information for details and restrictions.
• Join guides and handlers on an early morning walk with cubs ages 6-18 months.
• The cubs will be practicing their stalking and hunting skills.
8-9 a.m.: Full English or continental breakfast overlooking the lake.
The rest of the morning at your leisure. We suggest you relax or participate in activities at the hotel, including elephant interactions, horseback riding, fishing and game drives (at your own expense).
Noon: Lion feeding.
• Watch adult lions feed from behind a fence just a short distance away.
1-2 p.m.: Lunch at the hotel.
The rest of the afternoon at your leisure. We suggest you relax or participate in activities at the hotel, including elephant interactions, horseback riding, fishing and game drives (at your own expense).
6:30-8 p.m.: Buffet dinner overlooking the lake.
The rest of the evening at your leisure.

Day 3

8-9 a.m.: Full English or continental breakfast overlooking the lake.
Check out of the hotel by 10 a.m.

Itinerary subject to change.
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Hotel Details

Enjoy cozy accommodations at Antelope Park, complete with a delightfully comfortable bed. Head to the open-sided dining room and enjoy your meal while taking in the park’s scenery. Cool off from the African sun with a dip in the refreshing pool, then sit and relax on the lounge deck as you look out over the Vungu River, the perfect place to experience a breathtaking African sunset.

Hotel features:
• 1 restaurant and 1 bar.
• 1 outdoor pool.
• Elephant interactions, horseback riding, fishing and game drives (at an additional cost).
• Complimentary parking.

Deluxe Tier-1 accommodations with:
• Single, double or 3-quarter beds.
• Maximum occupancy 2 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
• Heater and fan.
• Mosquito net.
• En suite shower.
• Tea- and coffee-making facilities.
• Standard guest-room refrigerator (contents vary and may be at an additional cost).
• Complimentary internet usage (up to 50 megabytes).

Check-in: 2:30 p.m.
Checkout: 10 a.m.
Minimum check-in age is 18.

Antelope Park
Antelope Park, Vungu Road
Gweru, Zimbabwe



Pricing for children for this hotel may differ from (and be greater than) pricing for adults. Click BOOK IT to check. If the pricing for children differs from the pricing for adults, refer to the Policies section for further details.



Hotel Check-in Requirements

By booking this DreamTrip I understand that the hotel may request a credit card upon check-in. The hotel may request the credit card in order to: a) place a monetary hold of US$50-200; or b) hold for incidental, security or other charges. By booking, I acknowledge having received notice of this potential charge and accept that Rovia™ recommends a credit card rather than a debit or bank card be used in the event the hotel requests the card. I understand that any such request made by the hotel is outside of the control of Rovia and is strictly a hotel policy. Should I have questions concerning the hotel’s policy, I accept responsibility for contacting the hotel independent of Rovia.
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Additional Information

Please contact Travel Support if you have special requests regarding bedding, meals or medical needs, or any other questions about this trip.

Please note: At the time of booking, you will see a page with your order number and trip cost. This is your confirmation. Please retain and bring this information with you on your trip.

Gratuities are not included. We suggest providing gratuities at your own discretion.

Lion walk:
• The minimum age to participate in this activity is 16 years. Age is determined at the time of travel.
• Participants must be a minimum of 4 feet, 9 inches (1.5 meters) tall.
• Participants are required to wear closed-toe walking shoes.
• Wearing bright colors or tasseled clothing is prohibited.
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Policies

Cancellation Policy*: If you cancel 91 days or more before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund of the amount you paid for the trip less a fee of US$50. If you cancel between 46 and 90 days before the start date of your trip, you’ll get a refund less a fee of US$100. If you cancel within 45 days of the start date of your trip, your trip will not be refunded. All fees are applicable on a per-person basis.

*This cancellation policy is subject to rules and regulations in applicable jurisdictions in which our travel supplier is based. Therefore, in the event of conflict between the cancellation policy displayed here and cancellation terms in supplier booking terms, the provisions of the booking terms will prevail.

Name Change Policy: Name changes must be done no later than December 14 and are subject to a US$50 name change fee. Name changes after this date are not allowed.

Members can’t combine DreamTrips Points. Your membership level determines the maximum amount of DreamTrips Points you can use. If you have more than 50 Rovia Bucks, you can apply them in the checkout process.

Hotel/resort credits and/or discounts cannot be converted to cash, and any not used during your stay will expire immediately upon your departure. Member is responsible for paying any taxes that may be added to items purchased with hotel/resort credit.

In the unfortunate event that an activity or excursion is no longer available, we will substitute a similar activity of equal or greater value.

Make sure that your passport and visa, if applicable, are up-to-date before you leave!
It’s important to double check that you have all the identification and other documentation required by the specific country you’re traveling to. In many countries, passports and visas must be valid for 6 months or longer after the trip end date. If you are unable to obtain the required identification and other documentation, the Cancellation Policy for this DreamTrip will apply.

Make sure that you request a name change or room change at least 31 or more days before the 1st day of your trip. Due to contractual supplier policies, we may not be able to confirm requested name or room changes to existing bookings for trips that are scheduled to travel within 30 days of your request.

Each individual, including each child, who is coming along with you on your DreamTrip is required to have a booking prior to the commencement of the trip. If you do not book and pay for each such person in advance of the trip, you will be charged the hotel’s then-current rate, not the trip price, for each such person at the time of your check-in.

Pricing for children is based on their age at the time of travel and may be subject to additional terms and conditions of individual hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Also, pricing for children can vary, and may be higher than pricing for adults. Therefore, before you book any travel, please check the relevant hotel or resort website for applicable terms and conditions as well as details regarding their pricing structure.

Pricing shown is for each person, and is based on 2 adults per room.

Please don’t consider your change requests official until you receive a confirmation email from us.
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