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African Safari Wildlife Park

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Address: 267 South Lightner Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone Number: 800-521-2660
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Description: Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where...
Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
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African Safari

This was a nice place to visit but it is way too expensive unless you have a coupon. If they had a wider variety of animals it would have been more worth it and the 32 oz cup of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I liked the idea. But It is not as I thought. For example, there is no many animals. And you will not feed a giraffe. Only little animals you can feed.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

As we entered the park the woman told us to save some carrots for the end where the Geraffes and Zebras were so we did and only one geraffe was out and didn't come near the car at all . mostly alpacas and deer moose and buffalo. But only came to the car when we had carrots so get plenty... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio, Usa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

It lacked any landscaping, and free-roaming animals were limited. The animals we could feed acted as though they were starving. Had there been children with us it might have been more appealing. The walk- through zoo was nicely spaced, with a good variety of animals. The highlight was the very entertaining gibbons. Sadly, the caged animals were often alone, or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Drove through with some great friends and had a blast feeding the animals. Definately will have to visit again when we return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This was a nice place to visit but it is way too expensive unless you have a coupon. If they had a wider variety of animals it would have been more worth it and the 32 oz cup of food and a 1 pound bag of carrots for 8 bux was a bit pricey in my opinion but we still... More 

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Norton, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It was $40.00 + tax for my husband and I. Two bags of carrots and 2 containers of feed were $16.00. Concerned that some of the animals don't have enough room in the cages. I think they should have a trolley or bus like The Wilds that takes you through the part where you feed the animals. We spent most... More 

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AfricanSafariWild, Public Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We apologize for the concern that you felt for your car. There is very little chance that your car will get damaged as long as you follow all the rules. We also always offer discounts and coupons on our website. Please feel free to check out our website to see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The animals really come up to your car, my car was covered in Buffalo drool. My mom loved feeding the animals, I just put up the window when she got nervous and put it down again when she was ok. This was a great treat for her as she cannot walk far.

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AfricanSafariWild, Public Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Our park is completely 100% handicap accessible. It is something we pride ourselves on. We hope to see you again soon! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More 

Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The drive thru safari was the main event here. Although, very expensive...about $88 for 5 people without coupons, it is fun! We also got 2 cups of grain and 2 bags of carrots to feed the animals. There were lots of animals out, most of them being deer. There were also buffalo, and some other animals. They all stick their... More 

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AfricanSafariWild, Public Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you had such a fun time!! Check out our website for some awesome discounts and coupons. We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More 

Akron
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We visited the African Safari Wildlife Park for Mother's Day. I used groupon.com to purchase a season pass as it was only $50 for four people and can also give discounts for area zoos which we also enjoy. Even though you are not supposed to, I would recommend shopping at a discount store for carrots, apples and celery. Although the... More 

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AfricanSafariWild, Public Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you had such a fun time! We wanted to explain the regulation on animal food to you. African Safari, like all other zoos, is regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) division of Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. This means that many times per year... More 

Lima, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Went with two young children and hubby and had a fun time. If you go, DO get carrots, many of the animals won't bother to look at you if you don't have them. It's the kind of thing that you want to do at least once as a family when your kids are still young. Prices are high for a... More 

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AfricanSafariWild, Public Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you had a fun time! You do not have to worry about running over an animal. As long as you follow the rules, there should be little to no chance of injuring an animal. We hope to see you again soon! Like us on Facebook for chances... More 

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