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Wild Wilderness Drive-through Safari

20923 Safari Rd., Gentry, AR 72734
479 736-8383
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Gentry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

This was the best of a 7 day road trip for my family, kids ages 19, 16, 10. This is a must see! The drive through zoo have animals walking right up to or next to your car. People ignore the do not feed part - which was annoying - then your kids want to ignore the rules too. They... More

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It was a great afternoon, well worth the money. There is a lot to do and you can spend as much time as you would like there. So take your family, and your picnic and come here.

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West Memphis
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

I love the drive through zoo! I have loved going there since 1997! Now that I have a child, it is just as fun. The animals come right up to the car. There is an option to buy food for them. There is also food for the family and picnic tables. The petting zoo is great with opportunities to pet... More

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Atchison, Kansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Saw the sign for this while going through Siloam Springs. Had a wonderful time. The animals would walk right up to the windows. Takes a while to go through the driving and watch carefully for the smaller animals(we saw baby pigs and baby rheas). Wish you could have fed them during the drive thru part. The petting zoo was nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

It's out there in the middle of nowhere but SO worth it! You'll love the up close experience and beauty of this place. The petting zoo is awesome too :-). Don't miss it!

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Barnsdall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I took my two daughters and it was incredible. On the drive through the zebras, camels, emus & deer would come right up to your car. We also saw a hippo which was really cool. There were many more animals & the drive through took a full hour. At the petting zoo we got to pet giraffes and hold hands... More

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This place is awesome!! My whole family (ages 2-29) had a ton of fun!! The drive thru is fantastic!! We saw tons if animals, a lot of them I had never seen before. They walk right up to your window!! We even went through twice to make sure we didnt miss anything.The petting area is great as well. The kids... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I have to admit we were a little wary about a small drive thru animal park in NW Arkansas. We have been burned more than once with substandard attractions of this type that always seem to be overpriced. But finding things to keep your 2 and 6 year old grandchildren up here can be challenging. Don't hesitate...this will far surpass... More

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romance
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a great drive thru zoo. I was surprise it took us an hour and half to drive. ( we did it twice) There is a petting zoo. (I feel in love with a baby camel)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My kids loved this place. The baby pigs were just the cutest! Be aware that the goats are relentless to get the food. 1 actually ate the bag the food was in. Snatched it right out of our hands

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