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Wildlife Safari

1790 Safari Road, P.O. Box 1600, Winston, OR 97496
541-679-6761
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Winston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Wildlife Safari is a non-profit AZA accredited zoological park dedicated to conservation, education and research since its inception in 1972. Wildlife... more » Owner description: Wildlife Safari is a non-profit AZA accredited zoological park dedicated to conservation, education and research since its inception in 1972. Wildlife Safari is a fun-filled family destination where you can view over 500 animals in their natural habitat roaming freely much as they do in the wild! Visitors to the park drive through a 4.5 mile trek to see animals from Africa, Asia and the America’s. This unique setting offers many opportunities to get up close and personal with animals large and small. The free Safari Village is home to over 100 unique animals, a petting zoo, beautiful gardens, the Gift Shop, Safari Village Café and the White Rhino Event Center. « less
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Seattle, Washington
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

Really beautiful safari park--wildlife is in areas by region and you can drive through at your leisure. All the animals were active even though it was a warm day. If you include some of the animal encounters, this can be a full-day outing. This was shy of a 5-star only because of some of the aging facilities.

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Westminster, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This animal attraction is beautiful. Ostrich's, buffalo, and deers oh my! So many cool animals coming so close to your car you actually need to stop to let them by. Try to go in the morning because the animals are much more active. The kids were squealing when we were able to feed the deer and emu from the front... More

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Lima, Peru
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Day trip with a 6 and 3 year old from Eugene to Winston. I had purchased a groupon which was honored without problems-even included 4 "feed me cups" which each sell for $5 at the park. They are a MUST do with kids. Drive thru: We saw lots of animals (all available). Kids enjoyed seeing/looking for them "in the wild."... More

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Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We had a great time at Wildlife Safari. This was our first trip down to the park but it won't be our last. There are many varieties of animals to enjoy as you drive through on your safari. Speed limit is 10 miles an hour so there is plenty of time to stop and look all around and see all... More

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Tigard, OR
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Day one, attraction one, on our 5 day roadtrip to the Oregon Caves and Redwoods. This was AWESOME. I've lived in Oregon my whole 41 yr life and never been (never much heard of either). It was astonishing. About 3 hrs from Portland. Drive thru in your own car, at your own pace. Never been so close close to such... More

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Lebanon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had such a great time today. There were so many different kinds of animals to see. I loved the birds and african animals. My 8 and 12 yr old foster kids loved it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This summer, my husband and I took our 14 yr old daughter and 2 year old son and both equally enjoyed the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Oregon. My 2 year old loved the petting zoo, play area and train ride, and my 14 year old loved the drive through the animals, especially getting to feed some of them through the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I loved this experience as a kid, and it hasn't changed at all. My teenagers loved feeding the animals, and we rode the camels. Prices are excellent - admission is about $15, and camel rides were $10. Loved it! They have free kennels for your pets while you are visiting.

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Lake Havasu City
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I grew up in Roseburg and had been here several times. I always left thinking that the animals were always hiding and all I'd see were birds and deer. Fast forward 30 years and that's all changed. We saw LOTS of animals. Giraffe, Elephants, Hippo, Rhino, Llama, Ostrich, Elk, Cheetah, Lion, Tiger, Bears... etc. We spent approximately 2.5 hours there... More

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Hong Kong, China
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83 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Read some great reviews and decided to swing by on our way back to CA. Frankly, I'm not a very patience individual and was immediately annoyed with the long line to pay. I was even more annonyed with the idiot who stopped his car for 10 minutes in front of the lion cage. Be considerate and have your $ ready... More

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