Before the trip the guide gives the guests a short introductory talk including safety aspects. Guests are encouraged to wear neutral coloured clothing, comfortable bush walking shoes, trousers or jeans, carry sunscreen and insect repellant.
The Lion Encounter offers flexible trips during the morning and in the evening. The pick ups start from 06:15hrs in good time to arrive at Lion Encounter by 07: 00hrs for the morning walks. The afternoon pickups start from 14:15hrs to arrive at Lion Encounter by 15:00hrs for afternoon walks. The morning walk includes a hearty breakfast, tea and coffee and the mid-morning and afternoon walks include snacks, soft drinks, beers and wine.
Any person under the age of 15, or shorter than 1.5m, will not be able to go on a lion walk.