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1386 Cooper Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
(519) 623-4067
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Trip

This is a great place to spend the entire day with the entire family. Lots to see and do, the main attraction being the safari. Their are playgrounds and a splash pad in the summer. It is a long day and maybe not so enjoyable for the very young (under 2 years old) in my opinion but a memorable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
Sanita C
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Tecumseh, Canada
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Tecumseh, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a great place to spend the entire day with the entire family. Lots to see and do, the main attraction being the safari. Their are playgrounds and a splash pad in the summer. It is a long day and maybe not so enjoyable for the very young (under 2 years old) in my opinion but a memorable experience... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What an awesome place to have right in your backyard! Save yourselves the aggravation of having to clean your car after your visit and spring for the bus! It's well worth it with the higher vantage point and sparkly clean windows to take pictures out of. The bathing elephants are adorable!

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Trinidad
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We opted to pay for the Bus ride since my cousin was not chancing a monkey tearing a wiper blade off his BMW X5 :-) We were happy with that decision since we were able to all sit together and enjoy all the animals. Also, the bus driver gave us a nice description of the animals and their history at... More 

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Mississauga, ONTARIO
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We decided to drive in our own vehicle to ensure a good look and chat about all the animals. Such a good decision! We we just a few feet from the giraffe drinking from the pond. The zebra came over to peer inside our car. The monkeys were tailgating the car in front of us giving us quite a show.... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Great time! Whether its going with your significant other or with children this place has it all! There are shows where you can watch elephants and different animals do tricks and perform! There is also elephant rides here! What is really cool is that you an either drive your own car or take the bus safari style to see all... More 

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

this is a great place to go for the whole day.. you can bring your own picnic lunch.. or buy food there.. We had the pizza and it was fine.. I think a large family deal was $22..

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Ajax, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We visited Sept long weekend and it was great trip. We bought the tickets from Costco and it is few dollars cheaper that at the entrance. We also bought the book for $5 at the entrance. We were originally planning to take the bus but at the last minute decided to go in our car and it was god decision.... More 

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London
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

It was good to see the animals but the water park was the best I've seen other than Disney. Every child there wanted to stay there, they did not want to leave the water park! I can appreciate the costs involved in feeding the animals, care.... I don't know how families can afford to go to this place, it's so... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The big draw back of this place is the cost. For a family of four the cost was just over $120. This does not include the bus around the safari (which I would recommend as monkeys climbed all over every vehicle and ripped the wing mirror off a car beside us). The bus is a further $15. We didn't realise... More 

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We loved watching the animals at such close range and there were plenty to see. One of the ostrich detained us and caused a bit of traffic when he stood right next to our car and started pecking at the window. The baboons never bothered us and the lions and giraffes were pretty far, but it was nice to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1386 Cooper Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (519) 623-4067
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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