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Wildlife Safari

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Address: 1790 Safari Road, Winston, OR 97496
Phone Number: 541-679-6761
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Wildlife Safari is a non-profit AZA accredited zoological park...

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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Great adventure!

A must for animal viewing! My granddaughter loves seeing all of the animals. She went first when she was three and, at five, she still gets excited discovering and feeding... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Marilyn M
Tenmile, Oregon
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English first
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

My travel partner and I went here as she had never been here before. She drove and we had to wait in a very long line to get in. We proceeded into the park and slowly made our way through the park, taking numerous pictures out of both sides of the truck. We got to the Brown Bear exhibit and... More 

1 Thank B J
Tenmile, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

A must for animal viewing! My granddaughter loves seeing all of the animals. She went first when she was three and, at five, she still gets excited discovering and feeding animals as we drive along.

Thank Marilyn M
Central Oregon, Oregon
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

The one good thing I will say is the animals look healthy and not stressed in cages- like at zoos. However, the admission booths were not marked very clearly. We were waiting in a line that, apparently, is open Mon-Thurs only. So we had to drive around to get into the "weekend" line. Because they were having a special "Brown... More 

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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 NEW

I spent the day with my family and we not only did the drive thru, walk thru, but we also did the "experiences". These are individually guided tours with Lions, Giraffes, Elephants and Bears! You can feed them all and watch them feed the lions. You are right there with all of them and you can tell that the animals... More 

Thank Darren63
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 NEW

Went here with my wife and our friend who has a pass for the safari. We had a great time seeing all the different animals and the up close encounters with the birds and giraffes. Not a lot of animals were just laying around. They were all very active and fun to look at. I would recommend coming here at... More 

Thank nathan k
Fremont, California
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3,011 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,782 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We went on a slightly rainy mid week day in September. It was a perfect day to go as there were so many animals visible. Some were under the shelters where the food was. Others just liked being out in the light rain and the cooler weather. In terms of people, there were just a few there. It seemed there... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Not impressed with the drive thru!!! I was left wanting and disappointed. It is hardly the up close and personal experience I was expecting. We only had a glimpse of a tiger from far away in an enclosure. There were a lot of areas in the drive thru that were empty. I felt we didn't get our money's worth, felt... More 

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Winston, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Great place to visit. You can explore the entire village which has many animals to see for $0, budget friendly for sure. You can get food and drinks in the village or bring your own. List of animals you will see; cheetahs, lions, gibbons, lemurs, porcupine, giant tortoise, owl, marmoset, dik dik, insects like walking sticks, Mountain lion, Kuati, Maned... More 

Thank jrstoneman
Forest Grove, Oregon, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

This was a wonderful experience I had never been so close to wild animals before . I loved every part of it . I would say take your time and go through stopping and just looking at stuff. The giraffes was fascinated at our car :-) I would recommend this place to couple , & families

Thank Brenda H
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Wildlife Safari is a great place for all members of the family. There are so many different animals and being able to see them up close is a treat. What will steal your heart, however, are the cheetahs ...

Thank kizzlekat

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