The Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (
Batonka Guest Lodge are proud partners of
RESCUE AND REHABILITATION: Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust has rescued hundreds of animals trapped in wire snares, and rehabilitated and released all animals injured through human interference. If an injury or circumstances of the animal’s health deem it unfit for release, they care for the animal for the duration of its life.
WILDLIFE RESEARCH: VFWT are partners in cross-border vulture, lion and rhino conservation work and their Wildlife Diagnostics and Veterinary Laboratory is a regional hub for screening and preventing zoonotic diseases. The lab also works with wildlife authorities to combat the illegal wildlife trade through forensic testing, helping wildlife authorities to prosecute criminals involved in wildlife crimes.
CONSERVATION EDUCATION: The Trust hosts weekly conservation education programs and works with local schools to improve knowledge in and out of the classroom on conservation and wildlife. Wildlife ambassadors such as Sylvester the cheetah, and Judge the
If you would like to visit the Trust during your stay in Victoria Falls, get the opportunity to see their wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center and disease diagnostics and forensics laboratory, and get a chance to meet their wildlife ambassadors, please speak to the front desk at Batonka Guest Lodge and they will be happy to arrange this for you.