Kalimba Reptile Park

Lusaka, Zambia · Open today: 09:00-17:00

Great for a group excursion or family day out, Kalimba Reptile Park is a popular attraction offering lots of 'scaly' sites and activities including fishing. Nestling in the lush basin of the Ngwerere stream, this is one of the best tourist destinations in Lusaka that offers a fun filled day out for locals as well as international visitors. The reptile park is an extension of Kalimba Farms which specialises primarily in crocodile farming, but also produces top quality free range Pekin ducks and fish.
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At Kalimba Reptile Park you'll experience giant Nile crocodiles, as well as indigenous snakes, tortoises and other reptiles. It's also one of the few places left in the world where you can see the rare and shy African slender-snouted crocodile. There are also plenty of other activities to fill your time, or to entertain the kids if you'd rather relax by the pool.
Kalimba Reptile Park specialises in free range Pekin Duck and the indigenous species Tilapia (Bream). The ducks are free range from incubation to final product and the fish farming is critical for the conservation of Tilapia (Bream) which is under threat in Zambia. Kalimba supplies high quality Pekin Duck to restaurants and hotels and is a commercial supplier of parent stock Tilapia.
Kalimba Farm began in 1985, and was the first farm in the world to integrate crocodile farming with aquaculture. Today they incubate, hatch and raise crocodiles on site and produce high end crocodile skin, meat and oil for local and export markets. Kalimba works closely with the Zambia Crocodile Farmers Association.

Entrance fees - individuals

From K30 · Tourist attraction
K30 per child and K60 per adult for individuals and groups of below 20. Included within your entrance fee is viewing of the reptiles with an informed guide if required (30 minute tour); swimming pool; crazy golf; children’s jungle gym and swings; mini football; volleyball, DSTV for sport; and fishing. Basic rods are provided at no charge but any fish caught and kept are are chargeable at K30...

Entrance fees - groups of 20+

From K25 · Tourist attraction
K25 per child and K50 per adult for groups of 20+. Included within your entrance fee is viewing of the reptiles with an informed guide if required (30 minute tour); swimming pool; crazy golf; children’s jungle gym and swings; mini football; volleyball, DSTV for sport; and fishing. Basic rods are provided at no charge but any fish caught and kept are are chargeable at K30 per kg.

Whole Duck

From K45 · Meat & Poultry
Free range international quality whole duck. Perfect for roasting and special family meals.
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Kalimba Reptile Park was officially opened by his Excellency, the President Frederick Chiluba in 1995. The Reptile Park was conceived to be the extension of Kalimba Farm. It was the first crocodile farm in the world to be integrated with aquaculture, duck farming, and cattle in 1985. Kalimba is a family run enterprise predominantly run by women.
Kalimba Reptile Park were called out to a neighboring farm to rescue a Southern African Python. She is 41.7 Kgs and 4m long!What a monster! Did you know that Pythons are a protected species in Zambia?...
Although never formally asked to close, Kalimba Management decided to close the Reptile Park for the month of April for the safety of our Staff and for the safety of our valued customers. As this global...
One of the most popular activities at Kalimba Reptile Park is a full day of fishing in the ponds that are open to the public. Visitors can hire basic bamboo stick rods and bait, and then braai (bbq) their...

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Opening times

Sun09:00-18:00
Mon09:00-17:00
Tue09:00-17:00
Wed09:00-17:00
Thu09:00-17:00
Fri09:00-17:00
Sat09:00-18:00

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