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Address: 1386 Cooper Road | Flamborough, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
Phone Number: 519-623-2620
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Description: Drive your own car or take a guided tour through this wild animal park...
Drive your own car or take a guided tour through this wild animal park housing over 1,000 different critters.
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Great place for little ones!

Not overly huge but big enough to keep you & the kids busy all day long....The train, boat and bus ride are all very enjoyable and get you off your feet for awhile. The splash pd... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Fun_in_Sun1976
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Ontario
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Ontario
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Not overly huge but big enough to keep you & the kids busy all day long....The train, boat and bus ride are all very enjoyable and get you off your feet for awhile. The splash pd is a great end of the day activity for all to refresh with. The food isn't too highly priced and decent selection too. It... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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114 reviews 114 reviews
69 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This was a great thing to do with the kids! The animals get so close! We were excited and squealing the whole time in the car!

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Hamilton, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I always have fun when I go to African Lion Safari - however can't give it a great score due to the elephant riding

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

How animals are treated here is disgusting! Me and my children aged 5 and 10 began crying when we saw the elephants preform unnatural tricks and give people rides, while their trainer stood by them with a bull hook! Hopefully African Lion Safari will stop exploiting these beautiful beings!!!! Traumatizing for children!!

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Burlington, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

African lion Safari is the destination for all of us. kids loved it all the rides and animals. specially kids enjoyed monkeys and other animals were open in the park. I think we be back again soon this session.

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Mississauga
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Really great place to go . If you drive through with your own car avoid the monkey section.Lots of animals to see. There is a fabulous splash pad with slides and all sorts of things. The boat ride is included in the price as is the train ride. They put on some great shows. Birds of prey and the elephant... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Always a pleasant day. I always take the tour bus instead of driving my car through the safari to be safe but I may drive through myself next time.

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2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It's great place to visit for all ages, if you like animals close up or at a distance they have a huge selection. It is fun to watch the look on the kids faces when they can actually touch the animals that they remember from their story books. It's great for the adults to have a day out and do... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for the family. Only thing I don't like is that they charge for every little thing like a pony ride - this should be included in the price. Great picnic area and splash pad.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

it is not very big sadly, no elephants :( but lions and monkeys , ostrich and other smaller animals are out there, will go next year for sure! what I hate about these attraction places that they neve r have a nice restaurant to dine in only oily junk food :(

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