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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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The kids will love it!

It's nice that you get up close with the animals and can feed them from the window of your car. My granddaughter just loved it there. They do have a nice selection of animals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Dalton, Ohio
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Butler, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Small park, gift shop was dirty, park staff did not seem enthused to be there. Animals were great though in the drive-thru and so sweet. Happy to have found a coupon on Groupon before arriving--as the full price for this place would have been so ridiculous.

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Mahomet, Illinois
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23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I thought there would be more animals like lions and bears. There are not. You go into this place and they sell you a "food package" to feed the animals. It is expensive. We paid $24 for 3 cups of food and one or two packages of carrots. Most of the animals didn't care for the food. The elk and... More 

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Dalton, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It's nice that you get up close with the animals and can feed them from the window of your car. My granddaughter just loved it there. They do have a nice selection of animals. The food available is your typical food (hamburgers, fries, soft pretzels, etc.) Be warned that you will have to clean your car inside and out because... More 

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East Troy, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

You never really know what to expect from a drive through safari....in Ohio....but this was fun! We had a blast and went through 3 times (you can drive through as many times as you want). Don't get excited and use all your food up on the first animals or you wont have enough left for the bison. Not sure how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I have never driven through a park and fed the animals. It was cool. The kids had a great time and they had a chance to see a pig race. I think the our pig name was Mario pigdretti.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was a great day trip, By older son enjoyed a lot, younger son was little scare when animal pushing their head thru car window. Car gets dirty due to animal. weather was little cold. took some nice photos with animal, feeding animal.

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AfricanSafariWild, Front Office Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad that you and your boys had a fun time with us. We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

After walking through the small zoo, taking in the pig races and the educational animal show, and treating the family to a,quick snack, I was feeling quite ripped off by the African Wildlife Safari. But when we got in our car for the main event, the drive-thru safari, our attitude changed. All sorts of animals swarmed our car so that... 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 we got the chance to change your opinion of us. Our Drive-Thru is the Main Event at African Safari! We hope you will return to see us again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More 

Rotonda West, Florida
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25 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I took my grandson to the African Safari Wildlife Park and enjoyed seeing him feeding the animals .It, s a little pricy with entry fee and snacks for the animals .They do not want you to bring your own food to feed the animals. There is a walk thru and a drive thru where the animals come right up to... 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 with your grandson. It sounds like a fun bonding experience. We hope to see you again soon!! More 

Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a great place to visit with kids! Groupon offers discounted tickets. Food to feed animals is a little pricey but so much fun! The drive Safari has a good variety of animals. So much fun having them come right into your window in pursuit of food! Your car will get dirty! I'd highly recommend going through the drive thru... 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. It sounds like you did all that we have to offer and had a great time doing it!! We hope to see you again soon!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park! More 

Saginaw, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went here with my mom and sister as a part of a girl's weekend trip, it was very unique and interesting. The animal's come right up and INTO your vehicle, very cool. They bombard your car to get at the food. Llamas were cute, the larger animals were cool- never been that close to such huge animals before! Animals made... 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! We hope you celebrate your next girls weekend with us!! Like us on Facebook for chances to win free passes to the park!! More 

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Additional Information about African Safari Wildlife Park

Address: Address: 267 South Lightner Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Phone Number: +1 800-521-2660
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Port Clinton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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