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Safari Wilderness Ranch

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Address: 10850 Moore Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809
Phone Number: 813-382-2120
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Description: Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari...
Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness Ranch, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as enormous birds soar overhead. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will tour you through 260 acres, interacting with huge herds of wetland exotic species, Watusi cattle, and Haflinger horses in custom safari vehicles, fitted with shade canopies and stadium seating. Or book a camel back or horse-drawn carriage game viewing safari tour. Indulge your senses in optional lemur and budgie parakeet encounters. A Florida Agritourism project. Located 6 mi. north of I-4 between Orlando and Tampa in an expansive and pristine wilderness area. Tours Wed – Sun at 10am and 1pm BY RESERVATION ONLY.
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Safari Wilderness Ranch is a natural adventure and educational journey that should not be missed. The guide was wonderful stopping frequently to let us take photos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Safari Wilderness Ranch is a natural adventure and educational journey that should not be missed. The guide was wonderful stopping frequently to let us take photos.

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Stockertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I can't enough good things! First of all, it was raining and I was worried about my 75 year old father being able to make it to the place where you register and the lady (who I believe runs the place) welcomed us to drive around, also drove me back to let them know because she didn't want me getting... More 

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Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My two adult daughters and I took my great-granddaughter, age 5, to this adventure yesterday. It was a huge success! It had been raining all week, but not when we got there. They helped my wheelchair bound daughter upn into the covered open air bus, and we spent about two hours touring the preserve,feeding the water buffalo, llamas, ostriches,right from... More 

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MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is an amazing adventure! It was by far the best safari experience you can have in the US! Great animals that you can see up close! Amazing staff and tour - and feeding the Lemurs was a great experience. Well worth the fee!!

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We visited the safari as part of a groupon deal but would have easily have paid the full price for this incredible experience to get this close to such amazing beautiful animals and birds. We were very lucky to meet a 3 month old Watusi calf called Willow who took a shine to our son and followed us all round... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is so very amazing! We have been back three times. We actually are planning on getting married here. There is hundreds of acres of animals that you get up close and personal with and can even feed. You can pay a little extra to feed the lemurs that have the softest little hands ever. I would live here... More 

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Lithia, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Took my granddaughter for her birthday. The staff was wonderful and very informative. They went out of their way to give her a memorable experience. The Lemur feeding experience was worth the extra !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were just there last week and this has to be the best experience of our whole vacation. The tour is very personalized. We reserved a tour for 8, and it was just us. Our guide was extremely friendly and took the time to answer all questions. When the animals were not near the road, she turned off into the... More 

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We previously visited and did the camel safari, this time we did the truck safari. Superb, just superb. The safari took us out onto the plains and we saw loads of the hoof stock and some babies. The zebras had a 3 day old baby and it was great to watch her frolicking in a natural setting. The highlight, without... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

I have visited Safari Wilderness several times and it is by far worth the trip. You never have the same adventure. Our tour guide JJ was very knowledgeable about all of he animals and pointed out severl babies we would have missed. If you are on florida put this on your itinerary. Feeding the lemur is a must do as... More 

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