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Address: 3115 Porter Creek Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone Number: 707-579-2551
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Activities: Group tours/safari, Viewing wildlife
Description: Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma...
Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. Our tours are designed to educate guests of all ages and we have found that families are truly inspired as they learn from and share with one another. At Safari West we strive to actively promote conservation and environmental education concepts to our guests, whether they are with us for an hour or a week. The whole experience at Safari West is one of building connections and making discoveries; getting back to basics and enjoying the profound simple pleasures of family and nature that are all too often overlooked. If anything is “not to be missed,” it is that sense of serenity one finds while gazing at graceful giraffe nuzzling her newborn or the surge of raw adventure while witnessing an energetic herd of wildebeest galloping across the horizon. Overnight lodging is also available - the true 'glamping' experience!
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Safari West Sonoma Admission and Jeep Tour

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I wasn't anticipating liking Safari West as much as I did. It's down the street from my house and, although we've lived in the area for years, I've only been to Safari West... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I wasn't anticipating liking Safari West as much as I did. It's down the street from my house and, although we've lived in the area for years, I've only been to Safari West recently. The tour and guide were amazing. Our adventure started on foot through exotic bird enclosures and was followed by a two hour jeep ride through "savannahs".... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a "must do" and I would highly recommend Safari West for a unique and wonderful experience. My husband and I had our three grandchildren, 10 year old triplets, one boy and two girls with us. Chelsea was our guide and was AMAZING! My grandchildren kept asking us "don't you just LOVE her personality?" She was very upbeat, knowledgeable,... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My eleven year old nephew and my sixty-five year old father went here in July 2015. I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. The grounds are beautiful, the tour was so much fun and the food was excellent. I would suggest a morning tour, the animals were very active. Also, make reservations for lunch or dinner, they... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This exceeded my expectations. Enjoyable for adults and kids. The quality of food served was high. Yummy lunch! The riding tours was awesome and Jenna was an excellent tour guide--very knowledgeable about Biology. My suggestions: Bring sunscreen. Book your lunch to start an hour before your tour (not 2 hours before). After the riding tour is a walking tour. They... More 

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I have seen and done a lot of things but this is on my top ten! The room was so large and nice. We could oversee water and hear animals we were so close. Even though the room was made of canvas the heaters keep it warm and it still has a fully functioning bathroom. The tour was fun too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Just outside of city. Great park with lots of animals to see. Good photography opportunities--up close and personal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great place to visit with family. Rooms are like elevated tents, very nicely decorated and comfortable. The Safari guide Jeff Da Silva was knowledgeable and friendly and an excellent guide. We took our own food for the night and ate while sitting in the deck and enjoying the surroundings. Breakfast was meager for a place that charges a high price.... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were extremely pleased at our choice of attractions to pick Safari West. Our day began at 8:30am when we arrived here with our 9 year old Granddaughter. She was very excited in her anticipation for Safari West and we are all still talking about our day there. Our tour through this Sonoma hillside property was a slice of an... More 

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I prefer a well-cared for preserve like this instead of a zoo. This attraction is definitely worth a tour. Most of the animals and birds on the savannah were represented and happy. The tour guides are very knowledgable. The tours are drive through in tough all-terrain vehicles. It's as authentic as you can get without going to Africa. A little... More 

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The Sea Ranch, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For some time now I have heard about this wonderful facility. I finally took a day to explore here and found an entire afternoon of interesting things to see coupled with hospitable, knowledgable staff. We were lucky enough to find a terrific weather day to compliment our visit. An excellent place to visit when in the area, the selection of... More 

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Address: 3115 Porter Creek Rd., Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone Number: 707-579-2551
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa

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