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“great place for kids and family” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Out of Africa Wildlife Park

Out of Africa Wildlife Park
3505 Camp Verde Bridgeport Highway, Camp Verde, AZ 86322
928-567-2840
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Ranked #3 of 20 Attractions in Camp Verde
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Out of Africa Wildlife Park is a wildlife park in Camp Verde, Arizona. Visitors to the park can experience animals Here, animals roam in natural and spacious habitats. The park began in 1988 in Fountain Hills, Arizona.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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“great place for kids and family”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2009

it was great , the only thing too cold but worth it. gret time for the kids, staff is great. need good shoes for walking,this time of year need a jacket..great place please go..

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“Worth every penny”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2009

We had a wonderful time at Out of Africa. It was clear that the staff really loves and respects their animals.

We planned our trip in the fall to avoid typical AZ heat, and also to be there on a feeding day. The animals were active, and the look-out platforms allowed us to get un-obstructed photos of many of them. We were also there mid-week, and it almost felt like we had the park to ourselves.

The Tiger Splash show was so much fun. The kids loved feeding the tigers after, and it was worth the extra $5 fee to give them that one of a kind experience. There was so much to see that we went back a second day.

The staff was so wonderful- very friendly and helpful.

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Phoenix
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Not stroller friendly”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2009

We visit a lot of zoos all over the states when we travel. Being AAA members and having a membership to the local zoo we often receive free or discounted admission to the zoo's we visit. Out of Africa has a great concept but I'd save your money on this establishment and head into Phoenix and visit the Phoenix Zoo or the Wild Animal Park. For a family of 4 we paid over $100 to get in. The admission gate says your entrance fees cover all attractions and shows but this doesn't mean you have unlimited access. You only get to ride the safari bus once where the animals will approach the bus for you to feed them the one snack you are given prior to boarding. Watch out for the ostrich-they are mean! Tips are solicited and requested through out the park-big turn off. In addition, there aren't any restrooms! They have out houses through out the park and no changing tables for little ones. When I asked where I could change my one year old the employee suggested the handicap accessable porta potty since its larger! Gross! I had no choice but to change my infant on one of the pic nic tables. The place also isn't stroller friendly. The grounds are dirty and large rocks-most people left their strollers in the front by the safari bus so your forced to carry your infant/toddler through out the park which requires a lot of walking. There are two concession stands by the tiger splash area but they were terribly understaffed! They had one person taking orders and one person cooking at each stand so I waited for 27 min. for two icees. There weren't any drinking fountains or hand washing stations anywhere in the park. Again, not an ideal situation when you have young children.

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Northern Arizona
1 review
“Fun Time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2009

One of a kind experience. The park is in an amazing location that resembles a true African safari. Tiger Splash show is a must see! The staff is friendly and accommodated our special needs.

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South Jersey
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“Big disappointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2009

We visited in the first week in Aug. It was hot! The bus ride through what might have looked like the African plains was the only worthwhile activity. In the walk-through area all the animals were holed up in their shelters sleeping...you couldn't really see them. The snake show did not give much more info than what the kids had seen in school assemblies. There were long lines in the food service area though the park was not particularly busy. We left before the tiger splash show. Should have realized that most of these animals are nocturnal.

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