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Address: 26389 Hwy 40, Folsom, LA 70437
Phone Number: 985-624-9453
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Who knew! A safari in Louisiana! Plentyvof animals to feed out of a cup or your hand. It was a terribly hot July day butcthe open sided covered wagon stayed cool enjoy to enjoy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Who knew! A safari in Louisiana! Plentyvof animals to feed out of a cup or your hand. It was a terribly hot July day butcthe open sided covered wagon stayed cool enjoy to enjoy our 1:30 ride. Garaff, deer, cow etc come right up to the wagon

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If I could give them 6 stars, I definitely would. There are SO MANY animals to engage with and they really do come right up and eat from your hand. Our tour guide was so happy and informative. She described every type of animal we saw along the way and gave interesting facts about them. We arrived around 11:45 and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The tour guide and driver were extremely courteous and informed. There were a modest collection of animal breeds, but there were enough animals there to see them all along the ride. It was less viewing animals in natural environment and more shoveling massive amounts of feed into the mouths of hungry deer-like animals. The visit was pleasant and the staff... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Loved this place. We drove about an hour from Baton Rouge and was well worth the drive. Great staff and the animals were very excited to see us with the food.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've been to this place 3 times, and would go again when in town. Nothing beats touching and feeding the animals so close. I recommend coming early as it gets very hot in LA, and buying at least two cups of food per person $2 each) if this is your first time. Animals tend to grab a cup edges and... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My friend and I, no kids, went to check it out. I love animals and always trying to find a place like this. Well worth the money, cheap in my opinion. You can buy souviener cups for $2.00 each or a bucket for $30.00. There may be prices in between but I don't recall. I bought 2 cups before the... More 

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Kaplan, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved the animals and has a large area to tour. Great for kids!!! Love the giraffes and the zebras. Lots of different kinds of deer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My kids are animal lovers, so they were in heaven. With the exception of the zebras, all of the animals were friendly and you could pet & feed them. The animals would run up to our wagon, so it was really exciting the entire tour.

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Luling, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Our grandchildren, ages 5 and 8, thoroughly enjoyed this great experience (and their grandparents also)! The closeup interaction feeding the animals and the great information given by the tour guide Catherine was outstanding. We will be back again. The single best experience outside Disneyworld we have experienced with them.

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Hammond, Louisiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A little piece of Africa right in Louisiana! My children loved this place and feeding the animals. You load onto a safari train and can purchase food to feed the animals. You want to attend on of the earlier rides when the animals are nice and hungry! the giraffes will literally put their heads right into the carts to eat... More 

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Additional Information about Global Wildlife Center

Address: 26389 Hwy 40, Folsom, LA 70437
Phone Number: 985-624-9453
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Folsom
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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