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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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Very good work done at Rescue Sanctuary

Old Farts Safari was very impressed by this sanctuary. Very well laid out info centre with... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Lucy S
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Learn about saving the Painted Dogs

We visited this attraction as part of a small tour group. We were given a tour of a little museum... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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Opposite Hwange National Park Airport, Hwange, Zimbabwe
+263 18 710
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Reviewed 8 September 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
Reviewed 15 July 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
Reviewed 8 June 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
Reviewed 5 June 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
Reviewed 26 April 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
Reviewed 28 March 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
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great center, easy access, if they are open, and you'll learn a ton. Call ahead to see if they are open.

Thank ACIDBraden
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The dwindling figures of the wild dogs is alarming. We added this activity after game drive at Hwange Safari lodge. Only 5km from the safari lodge is this painted dogs "hospital". Get the animal classification of these special dogs and see how they are kept...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Such a well organized facility that provided great eduction on the wild dogs. They are truly amazing animas and provide a lesson on efficiency and leadership in the way they hunt and exist.

Thank Dina97
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This venue has a lot going for it. The dioramas and the story they tell has excellent education and conservation content. They also do a lot of education work with local students and if you take the outdoors tour you are likely to see them...More

Thank Rick S
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