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Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari

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Address: 20923 Safari Rd., Gentry, AR 72734
Phone Number: 479 736-8383
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Gentry park

It is a good place to visit with kids. Nice location , you will see only few animals very closely. Food stores are not available. Don't expect to be more wild and adventurous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

It is a good place to visit with kids. Nice location , you will see only few animals very closely. Food stores are not available. Don't expect to be more wild and adventurous.

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Drive Through Safari is a wonderful place to bring the family. Upon entering, you park your vehicle and walk through a display area of many animals that can be petted and interacted with. The monkeys are a blast to play with. Park personnel are always present and helping and are always happy to speak with the public about the... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

First, grab a loaf of bread. It will come in handy for critter food. Then head to the monkey and baby lion area. Then head into the car and SLOWLY drive through the park. They state KEEP WINDOWS CLOSED. They say that for insurance purposes. Roll em down and prepare to see the animals close up. I mean CLOSE. A... More 

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Dallas, TX , USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Take your camera! You will drive through a number of pastures that have all kinds of interesting animals! There are big cats (in caged habitats), a hippo, various kinds of deer, camels, foxes, lemurs, and many more. At the front, you can also park, buy food, and walk into a few different petting areas to feed animals. They so many... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We have been here 5 or 6 times and it is are ally a cool place in the middle of nowhere. There really are just about every type of animal you would see at a zoo except elephants. What makes it really awesome is how close you can get to the variety of animals. Highly recommend ! You will be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Ive been to the safari many times since I was a lil girl. I now take my children. I've enjoyed it everytime. I will suggest morning is the best time to go before it gets hot. We love to go in the springtime when the new babies are born.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A fun drive through park with a lot of animals roaming the area, not behind fences. I kept looking for indications the animals for mistreated or not kept well, but couldn't find anything. A very enjoyable experience, would love to bring the grandkids.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Horrible. Animals that were awake all looked depressed. Half were asleep. They have a bunch of the same animals over and over and very few actual zoo animals. Bought my kids a stuffed animal each. Got home and realized my sons $15 animal had 4 holes in it. Not worth the drive or the $50 it cost for 4 of... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This drive thru zoo is depressing, cruel, and unethical. At least three animals were limping and one zebra was extremely foundered. Majority of the animals were inactive and appeared unhappy/depressed. They support cub petting and had wolf hybrid puppies (why breed them and why have them away from their parents). The staff was rude.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We visited over spring break and all of the baby animals were out and about . Great fun for children ages 7 and 11, I loved it as well. Reasonably priced and better than any zoo!

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Address: Address: 20923 Safari Rd., Gentry, AR 72734
Phone Number: 479 736-8383
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Gentry

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