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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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Wonderful Experience!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

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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Fayetteville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Took the kids here over spring break. They loved it! Many of the animals had recently had babies. The kangaroos had joeys in their pouches, the ponies had little foals, there were several little piglets, and several baby dear. They had camel and pony rides while we were there. The only issue was a portion of the safari was closed... More 

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benton, ar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great place. We were lucky enough to follow behind the truck feeding the animal's so they were all very active.

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Talihina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was our first visit and we were very impressed! It was the perfect trip for Grandma and grandkids. The animals were vast and we cared for. I was amazed at the variety and number. I was expecting much less. The grounds were very clean with helpful staff. We will be returning I'm sure.

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Arkansas
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My family and I have visited this drive through safari several times. We like the ostriches that come up to your car and stare at you through the windows, they are creepy but funny. We also like the petting zoo where you can feed various animals. The highlight last time was a monkey enclosure that you could enter with a... More 

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Lumber Bridge, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We live in NC. We visited the Safari several years ago and were anxious to come back. The cost is well worth what you see in return. The drive through Safari section is 4 miles. You are in your car on a gravel or dirt road during this trip. We let the kids sit in the back to view through... More 

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Take a picnic lunch and eat by the petting part of the safari. Kids love the petting zoo they offer and their animals and facility are well kept up. Reasonable prices and just such a unique thing to do either as a couple, family, friends, etc

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went, not really knowing what to expect. It was so much better than we expected. The safari goes on for well over an hour and the animals are amazing. The area it covers is unbelievable. The petting zoo is awesome. I love that you can feed the animals and I especially enjoyed the kangaroos. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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