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African Safari

2-1755-1 Ajimumachi Minamihata, Usa, Oita Prefecture 872-0722, Japan
+81 978-48-2331
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Usa
Type: Playgrounds, Gardens, Outdoors
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife & i have just come back from our fourth African Safari . Born Free Safaris booked all of them for us . We in the past have been all over East & Southern Africa. On this trip we were in Rwanda,South Africa & Zambia. Their office is in Denver, Colorado. They are the best in setting up a... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is a must go if you are in Usa. Before you board the safari bus, the driver cum guide would give you a tray of meat,fruits and animal biscuits for you to feed the animals like lions, elephants, deers, bears etc inside the safari. A extremely exciting experience for city dwellers who have not seem animals in that close... More

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

We bought the set ticket consisting of bus ride, safari entrance and jungle bus which was value for money. The narration is in Japanese only, so it is better to visit with someone who can translate for you so that you can better enjoy the experience. It was a cold and rainy day and the jungle bus guide cautioned that... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

The jungle bus was great fun. You can opt to self drive but, will not be able to feed the animal. One thing to remember, only when the bus drive into the side road, you can then feed the animals. Great experience though a bit short.

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Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Both of my kids! 9 and 12 yrs. Loved it. This visit became their life time experiende. You must take a jungle bus!

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Our favorite place, African Safari Zoo. Right after we arrived we took a jungle bus, per adult is 1,000yen (admission fee 2,300yen per adult is not included). On the bus we could feed Lion, Elephant, Giraffe, Zebra, American Black Bear, Ovis Musimon, American Bison, Blackbuck, Japanese Deer...rarely see and feed those wild animals so close, very excited! And we had... More

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Okinawa, Japan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This place was more fun than I thought. I went in December and thought the place would be deserted. But once the announcement was made to board the jungle bus, people came crawling out of the woodwork from nowhere and the bus was packed. One tip: the fee includes a tray of food to feed the animals such as meat,... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Get on board a 1hr trip to the "special animal bus'' to you a chance to have a very close look to lots of wild animal.Can you imagine feeding tigers,lions with fresh meat etc.Deers banging the bus to ask for biscuits. During my winter trip to Safari enjoy I strolling in the bus viewing those wild animal.Having a great time... More

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Fukuoka, Japan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2012

The one thing that the safari has going for it is that it is a safari. The animals are well behaved and it is a nice day out for the youngsters. There are also some other attractions such as the cat house, where you can mingle among the cats, or the dog house and pony rides. The down side involves... More

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Brisbane, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

From a peaceful Japanese valley, to deepest darkest Africa! OK, that really is an exaggeration. But once we were staring into the eyes of the big animals, it was another world. We went this place for our 4yo son's kindergarten trip. My husband loved this place as well as my son. We have done this type of safari before in... More

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