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The welcome hub

First Step to Discovery

From the Car Park you will enter into the Centre at the Hub where you are able to book tours and activities, access information about Lusaka NP, and GRI’s latest events and promotions. The Welcome Hub is your gateway to the Centre and ticketing office.



An Immersive Experience

The Explorertorium will immerse you deep into Zambia’s rich ecosystems. Learn about the behaviour and adaptations of wildlife, as well as urgent conservation threats and solutions through informative display boards, engaging discovery tables, Ranger presentations and challenging interactivities.

The Collective

More than a Store

For all your souvenir and gift requirements, The Collective are dedicated to the development and promotion of the best of Zambian design and GRI is proud to partner with them for gifts that give back to wildlife conservation and community enterprises.

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Elephant Nursery

Rescue, Rehabilitate and Release

Elephant Viewing:  11:45 – 13:00 each day

The Hide offers you the opportunity to see Zambia’s orphaned elephants at close proximity, whilst ensuring minimal human impact upon the elephants by viewing from this specially designed Hide. These orphans are the tragic victims of wildlife crime and conflict and are in the early stages of rehabilitation towards eventual release back into the wild where they belong.  Please note to ensure elephant welfare and maximise release success this is a restricted distance viewing opportunity only.


Conservation Huts

Partners in Conservation

The Huts will transport you to different regions and focuses within Zambia. Here our conservation partners will showcase the incredible work being undertake around the country to protect and preserve our natural riches.

  1. SOUTH LUANGWA: Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust, Conservation South Luangwa, Project Luangwa, Zambian Carnivore Project

  2. BIRDS: BirdWatch Zambia, Wildlife Environmental Conservation Society of Zambia and International Crane Foundation (COMING SOON)


Bush Cafe

Quality Refreshments

The Bush Café is now opened.  Enjoy fresh coffee and homemade food using locally sourced and grown produce. A perfect addition to your visit to the Wildlife Discovery Centre. ​

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creating the gri - wildlife discovery centre

Led by Technical Advisor, Carlington Kafwabwe, construction commenced in July 2021 and the team have been working round the clock to bring this long-lived dream alive! Scroll on the arrows below to follow the construction timeline… 

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