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Charlie's Safari

5400 Martin Wy East #J, Lacey, WA 98516
360-292-1600
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Lacey
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: Charlie's Safari is a faith based family fun center offering arcade, laser tag, inflatables,indoor playground equipment and a great place to eat. It... more » Owner description: Charlie's Safari is a faith based family fun center offering arcade, laser tag, inflatables,indoor playground equipment and a great place to eat. It is a fabulous place for all ages to enjoy! « less
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The Dalles, Oregon
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We met many of my friends and their kids here. The kids had sooooo much fun. Generally it was a great place to gather, visit, keep the kids occupied, and have fun. There were just a couple of parental concerns... 1. The website lists prices for different age groups / play areas. The lady kept charging everyone $11.95, even the... More

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Olympia, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I was excited to take my 3 year old to the tykes village where it was said to be exclusively for ages 4 and under. I figured it could be a place for her to plat without getting trampled....Wrong! Not enough staff to monitor the older kids that frequently dive, kick and push over the little ones. Some of the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We used to love going there but everytime we go there are less of the bouncy activities and the ones left are dangerous as we found out on our last visit. Both of my daughters got severe scrap wounds from exposed patches of Velcro and staff cared not one bit. Our visit was last Sunday and it is now Thursday... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

If you want a place to take the kiddos, whether it is raining or not, this is a fun place. It is a good place for birthday parties or solo trips with the kids and you can also grab lunch or a snack there. It was clean and not too bad on the pocketbook

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Lacey, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

In the crazy rainy unpredictable Washington weather there is a shimmer of hope in this Safari themed play place. I brought my rambunctious 5 year old nephew here along with some of my friends. I absolutely loved the 5 story climbing structure as it allowed him to get tired out and "explore". He eventually dragged me up there with him... More

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OLYMPIA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This was a good place for my girl scout troop to just run wild and be kids. The cost is a little on the pricy side for what it is, but they do have a quiet room for adults (as long as they monitor and make sure that other adults are keeping their crying kids and babies out of there).

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Olympia, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I love bringing my three year old here as it is only 10.95 to get her a days worth of physical fun! I also love that I can get on the toys with her and that is a definite plus. Far better than Chuck E. Cheese in my opinion. Only two things I would change - I do not think... More

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olympia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Anyplace children can safely run, crawl, bounce, burn off energy in our wet climate Whoo-Hoo. Even a toddler area! Parents can play on the big toys with the kidsPretty clean, decent food, No big strips of duct tape like another family center in Puget Sound area. Wish video games didn't cost so much.

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Shelton, Washington, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Was okay cost a lot is you have more than one child. If you go, do go early in AM...gets to crowded. Prices for food items are to much for the quality. do like the free wi-fi rather take children to family based Kanagorr Jacks on Carpenter Road

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Harrisburg, PA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
32 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Great place for kids to unwind and play. However, most kids are dropped off or unsupervised. Need to have employees monitoring for unsafe acts or bad kids. I'm glad I came on a school day, can't imagine what this place is like on a weekend. $9.73/ kid.....restaurant serves beer/ wine, why at a kids play area????

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laurao1charlie, General Manager at Charlie's Safari, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to our family fun center! The main reason we let parents play for FREE with their kids is so they will police their actions. We have never allowed any child under 16 to be "dropped off". I will be the first to admit that in today's society, some parents are not good at monitoring their kidlets actions.... More

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