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African Safari Wildlife Park

267 South Lightner Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
800-521-2660
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Zoos
Description: Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I went nuts here! If you love animals you should absolutely love this place. We were laughing and having such a great time. The animals were great. The buffalo were terrifying. He was like right there in my lap. It was off season so it's nice we didn't have to deal with many people. There are alot of negative reviews... More

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Flint, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Had sooooooo much fun animals were so sweet one even took a selfy with me put it as my cover photo<3

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It sounds like a fun time! We always love to see pictures of our guests interacting with the animals. Feel free to share the picture on our Facebook page!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More

Clinton Township, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

First the good.. clean, nice park, with many animals. Nice area to eat and watch the animals. You can get up close and personal with the animals. We really did have a good time. The bad, to be fair, I should have expected. . Animals rushing our car for food (expected), animals injured such as limping deer and a bloody... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It sounds like despite "the bad" you really did have a great time. We wanted to let you know that the deer with the bloody broken horn is completely OK. In the fall the deer do what is called shedding their velvet, which is basically, the fur on their horns and... More

Perrysburg, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

It was different since I haven't been to one before. I did not purchase the 1 lb bag of carrots to feed the animals. As part of the admission ticket, you get 1 large drinking container filled with food for the animals which I used. The animals come up close to your vehicle. I had some that lick the right... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It sounds like you had a fun time at the park! Things with your car can get a little messy. We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More

Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I know...like my wife you will assume they might not treat the animals well. From my observation, this is a very clean well run drive through animal park with healthy looking animals. They seem to love people and want to make friends with you and your car. We sat in on a few sit down exhibits like the pig race.... More

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ASWPASWP, 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 wonderful time. We take pride in taking care of our animals. We do our best to keep the animals in a loving, clean, protective environment. We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the... More

Logan, Ohio
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The animals get up close and personal because they give you a container of food. We liked the drive-thru access to the animals. Be sure to check with your hotel for discount coupons.

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ASWPASWP, 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!! We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More

Ashtabula, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I am glad i bought half price tickets on Groupon, because it was not worth the full price ticket. The drive through area is very sparse in both vegetation and variety of animals. Tons of deer. But on the day we visited many of the other animals were behind fences that you could not get close to. Not sure if... More

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ASWPASWP, 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 a fun time at the park. We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More

Woodville, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a beautiful day to drive through the park. The animals were very hungry and came to the car to eat but they did want the carrots - which you have to buy in addition compared to the cup of stuff they provide. It was an experience for the two 7 year old boys and even more than the... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We apologize that your car was damaged. Our park is an "Enter at your own Risk" park. There is always the chance of a scratch or two, this is a very rare occurrence. If you wish to discuss this matter further please contact us at info@africansafariwildlifepark.com or 1-800-521-2660. More

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited this park on a Sunday afternoon and didn't find it to be too busy. There were plenty of opportunities to feed the animals from the car. We spent a lot of time laughing about the animals' persistence to get food. Sometimes it was hard to keep moving forward, but that is part of the experience and we had... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are happy to hear that you had s fun time!! The animals really do love carrots! We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More

Sylvania, Ohio
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a fun and exciting way to connect with nature. The kids LOVE this ride through the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, OH. You can feed the animals by hand or with the bucket but beware holding out that bucket gets them a little more aggressive. If you don't mind being slimed by a few buffalo this... More

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ASWPASWP, 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 your family had such a great time! We hope to see you again in the future!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More

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