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Wildlife Safari

Address: 1790 Safari Road, P.O. Box 1600, Winston, OR 97496
Phone Number: 541-679-6761
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Winston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Adventure
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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.

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93 reviews 93 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

we buy a membership each year because anyone who visits wants to come see this place! and even though our kids are grown, we still like to go on a lazy afternoon, at least once per season. they have excellent animal encounter opportunities, the free village to stroll through, interesting items inn the gift shop. the animals are well loved... More

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Chehalis, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

we bought tickets online on groupon for half price admission. The park was very clean and the animals seemed well cared for and healthy. There is a large variety of animals and you can go thru the drive thru two times with your tickett, we arrived early in the morning and the fog was still hanging over the grounds as... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

They do a real nice job presenting wildlife in a semi natural habitat. It seems like the special programs have waned a little bit in recent years, but if you have a family it is a nice outing.

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Roseburg, OR
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is one of our 'go to' places when we have out of town visitors. The drive through the park is interesting and there is a nice variety of different types of animals to view from different geographical areas. In the heat of the summer, go in the cool of the morning for best viewing, or at feeding time (for... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I may have picked the perfect time to visit this place. At the end of a hot dry summer on another sunny day in Souther Oregon. The drive through portion of the trip provided a large number of great photographs of large collection of animals. It is a very wide open area with many animals sharing the environment the varried... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

very interesting setting, unique experience, excellent service. Tours are available and we will take advantage next time. saw a couple bears bathing and playing. large animals easily viewed.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
4 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

we decided to visit here on our Oregon trip. Was a good stopover before hitting Crater Lake and Bend. Our zoo membership from home got us 50% off which was great. Takes about an hour to do the drive through portion. You get tickets to drive through a second time at no charge but our kids were tired so we... More

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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84 reviews 84 reviews
57 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This is a wonderful family outing - there are all sorts of animals wandering around and there are one's that are "screened in" but very viewable. I think my favorite was a black bear and her cub - just watching us as we watched them. Everything is outdoors so you get the feel of true nature. We also met a... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Wildlife as they should be seen in as natural a setting as possible. Always enjoy this wonderful drive through park as well as the area where you can see some of the animals and birds up close. A very nice restaurant offers some good food. Highly recommend Wildlife Safari.

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Milwaukie, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I had looked forward to the Wildlife Safari all summer, my best friend and I planned a sightseeing trip to places in southern Oregon and northern California. I was surprised that it turned out to be kind of boring. If you want to see lots of animals go to the zoo.

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