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Address: 14000 International Rd., Cumberland, OH
Phone Number: 740/638-5030
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Amazing gem right here in Ohio

I heard about this place years ago and have said every summer I would go. Finally got around to it this summer. I don't know whether to review this honestly and give away Ohio's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Cincinnati
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I heard about this place years ago and have said every summer I would go. Finally got around to it this summer. I don't know whether to review this honestly and give away Ohio's best kept secret/surprise or run the risk of flooding this jewel with crowds, thus making my future visits possibly difficult. I was totally shocked to learn... More 

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Marlborough, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

EXCELLENT Knowledgeable safari driver - beautiful location with well cared for animal. Since this is a true conservation area (NOT a zoo), the interaction and learning opportunities were incredible. I highly recommend Rosy for your tour guide / driver. She was great and could answer all of my "big cat loving" 10 year old's questions! Gift shop & cafe were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My son & I are real animal lovers. We visited Columbus, Ohio, and for the second time, we were unable to visit the zoo there, due to weather, which was disappointing. But we had a reservation for the Wildside Tour at The Wilds on our way home and the weather that day was awesome! IT was surprisingly cool for the... More 

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Tipp City, OH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We took the open air safari tour with our extended family of 12. If you become a member of the Wilds, you may save money on tickets. I'd definitely recommend the open air safari tour as the animals sometimes come very close up to the vehicle and you'd really miss that experience if you took the Safari Transport. Ostriches, llamas,... More 

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Albany, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The staff is wonderful. The safari tours are great! Love the animals and all the good work they are doing there. Great family vacation and/or visit. The food was good too! I stayed in a yurt it was so nice!

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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Visited the Wilds with my family, taking the the Open-Safari Tour. We had an excellent driver/guide whose knowledge and personality made the experience even better. We made our tour reservations several weeks before through the website with out any problems. We really enjoyed the open setting, and the open bus, and it was a great experience seeing endangered and rare... More 

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Monongahela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

What a nice way to spend a few hours on a Sunday afternoon. The tour was fun in the open air bus we did see a lot of animals. Just a fun day.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend The Wilds. It is just like being in Africa! The tour guide, Don, was very good and knowledgeable.

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Gahanna, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I would totally recommend this place. Our family went and it was the best experience ever. It is different from your local. zoo. You get to see the animals up close and personal. The weather was perfect and our tour guide Dan was funny and knowledgeable. We will definitely visit again before the summer is up. I am so excited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We went on a tour on the open air bus and it was awesome. Definitely recommend this over the closed-in bus so you can see the animals better and get some up close pictures. Some of the animals were a little far away that day and we didn't get a good look at them, but that's to be expected. Overall... More 

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Address: Address: 14000 International Rd., Cumberland, OH
Phone Number: 740/638-5030
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cumberland

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