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The Wilds

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Address: 14000 International Rd., Cumberland, OH
Phone Number: 17406385030
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GREAT Private Tour of the Wilds

We used the Lodge for a 3-night company retreat and arranged for a private tour of the Wilds. Our entourage was escorted from the Lodge to the start of the tour, where we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cornelius, North Carolina
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Cornelius, North Carolina
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used the Lodge for a 3-night company retreat and arranged for a private tour of the Wilds. Our entourage was escorted from the Lodge to the start of the tour, where we were met by a 20+ passenger tour van. Our guide was very friendly, informative and easy to get to know. She customized the tour to whatever we... More 

Thank NCWorldTraveler704
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my mom and sister, we had an amazing time. This was our first time ziplining and our guides Nick & Chris were great.

Thank Stephanie C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to The Wilds for the first time last weekend and it was amazing. We booked the zip line safari tour and were very impressed with our tour guides, the amazing views, and how friendly the entire staff was on our visit. Our tour guides, Toni and Jess, were fantastic!! Both of them had an answer for every question we... More 

Thank amy f
Dayton, Ohio
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The animals and the staff are outstanding. The open air safari was 2.5 hours long and well narrated by our guide. It was easy to see the animals. If you have a zoo membership to another zoo, bring your pass and I'd with you for a discount on the cost of the safari. In addition to the safari there is... More 

Thank Rlpteach
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Went on an open air safari. Don, our driver/guide, was knowledgeable. Got us up close to all the animals. one drawback: we followed another open air bus and it was dusty.Great to see animals in big open setting.

Thank Amy B
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171 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We stopped here and took a Wildside Tour on a Monday afternoon in October. Perhaps we were lucky because of the timing (that is the low season) as we were the only ones on the tour. I would definitely recommend the Wildside Tour as it gives you a great chance to get an up close experience with the animals. The... More 

Thank Kurt R
Cleveland, Ohio
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39 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We stayed at Nomad Ridge and took an open air safari as a surprise for my wife's birthday. We reserved the Grand Yurt for our overnight stay. Though it seems pricey you are getting two meals and your choice of a safari, so it was worth it. The Yurt is spacious and comfortable. The views from the deck are amazing... More 

Thank hockeyparent33
Madison, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Visited The Wilds for the first time last weekend (October 4th, 2015) and had a great time. I love the idea of this and I also love seeing these animals freely roaming on so much land. We went on the open air tour and had Patti S as our tour guide. She was excellent. She was very thorough in telling... More 

Thank Danielle J
Galloway, Ohio
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134 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

My wife and I visited the Wilds to get away from the City. It's only about an hour and half from Columbus. First thing first, once you are there, it costs $6 to park, and someone will take you up to the main building via shuttle. You can do ziplining, horseback riding, and going on various tours. We chose open... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to go. It is always a different experience. The bus drivers are friendly and willing to answer questions. Bring a picnic packed lunch, and eat at the cheetah exhibit!

Thank Felicia L

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