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African Safari Wildlife Park

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Address: 267 South Lightner Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone Number: +1 800-521-2660
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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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We enjoyed the park. You can travel at your own speed; if you want to linger in an area people have lots of room to pass. The day we were there the bison were boxing in cars and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
astapley
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Findlay, Ohio
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Animals come right up to your car! You can feed them carrots or feed that is purchased as you enter the park. Best to drive as slow as possible because the animals are used to having people touch them and feed them from you car window. Do not exit your car as the warden will drive his four wheeler over... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the park. You can travel at your own speed; if you want to linger in an area people have lots of room to pass. The day we were there the bison were boxing in cars and getting very "up close and personal" which is what you pay for right? The staff did a great job of moving them... More 

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Thank astapley
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Our 2nd visit here. Always fun and cant wait to go back. Was really hot this time, but that didnt stop us from having a blast. The animals are really friendly. Slow going sometimes because all of the animals gather around your car and wont move lol.

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Thank christian1014
Greater Cincinnati
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19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We found this on Groupon and built a family road trip around it. Let me just say I have not laughed so hard in a long time! We were maybe the second car in that day, so I guess the animals were hungry and not shy at all! They even teamed up - a bison would block the road while... More 

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Thank my-momwow
Detroit, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The name is kind of an oversell, but we had a fun time. The "zoo" part is accessible on foot. It's really small and doesn't have that many animals. My son loved the piglet races, his piglet won. Next comes the drive through part, we got in a car and was given a bucket of feed, you can also purchase... More 

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Thank PhotoEmpress
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

I heard about this from a family member and it sounded great. However, the lack of diversity in the animals was disappointing ( literally half the animals were Whitetail Deer). How "exotic". Also it was an incredibly short drive. The giraffes are kept in a cage and forced to bend over the cage wall in order to get food from... More 

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

we had so much fun, we loved feeding all of the animals, especially the buffalo, and deer. This is fun for adults through small children. it was cheap to get a annual pass.

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Thank Carolyn L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This was the most amazing experience I have ever had. My husband and I did the drive-thru twice. If you love animals this is a MUST. They were so friendly. I would consider this a "bucket-list" item scratched off!

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Thank Jennifer K
Baltimore
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74 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We were in the area on a family trip that included three young children. The first day we tried to go, we spent too much time in the walk-through part of the park, and by the time we lined our car up, it would have been a several hour wait. They gave us a pass to come back the next... More 

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Thank AngelaIndigo
Taylor, Michigan
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126 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We were there to see the fall colors, so many of the animals were taken inside. But there was plenty to see. The first time I ever saw an alpaca was in Bolivia, South America. They are gorgeous animals. There are many, many alpaca here. They will come right up to the car and say feed me, feed me. There... More 

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

hank you for taking the time to review us. We love to hear that you enjoyed feeding the animals! We are happy to hear that you really enjoyed our Alpacas, Deer and Buffalo. Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More 

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