ANTELOPE GAME PARK THE PLACE TO BE
On the outskirts of the City of Gweru is a 3 000-acre private game sanctuary, the Antelope Game Park, a haven of tranquillity set in the African bush. The game park offers a selection of world-class activities including walking with the king of the jungle (the lion), night encounters, elephant safaris, game viewing, horse-riding, birding, fishing and much more.
If you are a discerning tourist bathing with the elephants will make your holiday eventful. If you are ultra-adventurous then you can walk with the lion and feel like you have conquered the world. If you love bird watching, there are 120 bird species on offer.
Known as one of Southern Africa’s Most Intriguing Destinations, and voted second runner up in the 2012 AZTA Awards in Zimbabwe’s Best Safari Camp category, Antelope Park is home to the world famous African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) lion rehabilitation programme which is a multi-phase lion conservation initiative. It is Africa’s first genuine programme working to ethically re-introduce the offspring of captive-bred African lions back into the wild.
For accommodation the park offers an array of en-suite lodges and river tents, camp-sites, standard rooms and beautiful self-catering lodges; accommodation is available to suit all needs and budgets. Its range of accommodation and quality facilities make it the perfect destination for holiday makers, conferences, educational school trips, romantic getaways, team building or leadership camps and day trips. To further complement the experience, safari-style, home cooked meals are available. Antelope Park is well equipped and experienced to host weddings and conferences.
This Easter Holiday Antelope Park is giving a special getaway experience for the whole family at 15 percent discount. A special for the kids have been organised on Easter Sunday; An Educational Bushwalk at 9:30am and a fun activity under the sun for the kids featuring the Easter Bunny herself at 2:30pm and so much more at an additional cost. Over 20 activities are on offer to guests at Antelope Park and no matter which guests participate in, they are making important contributions towards ensuring the future of the African lion.
The money generated from these activities go back into the rehabilitation programme, and the time the lions spend in the bush on the lion walks or night encounters provides them with invaluable experience when it comes to them perfecting there hunting skills