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African Lion Safari

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Address: 1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-623-2620
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Go "On Safari!" and get CLOSER than you ever imagined to over...

Go "On Safari!" and get CLOSER than you ever imagined to over 1,000 exotic birds and animals that roam free in seven large Game Reserves! Your full day of family adventure begins as you set out on a "trek" along 9km of Safari Trail in your own vehicle or aboard a guided, air-conditioned Safari Tour Bus. See a pride of majestic lions, graceful giraffe, a crash of rhino, and many more animals from around the world! After your "safari" through the Game Reserves, set out on a walking tour of the grounds and enjoy exciting bird and animal presentations featuring Parrot Paradise, Birds of Prey Flying Demonstration and Elephant Round-Up. Enjoy the daily Elephant Swim, Pets' Corner, "Nature boy" scenic railway, "African Queen" boat cruise, Discovery Centre and Jungle Playground Areas. Cool off in the newly-expanded Misumu Bay Wet Play interactive water adventure zone where kids can stroll through sprinklers, spouts and stream jets, trek under rain trees and tumble buckets, and interact with gadgets, gizmos and geysers! Open daily from May 7 to October 10, 2016

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We took our 8, 14, ans 17 year old kids here today, and all three loved it. The Safari drives (we did it twice) were excellent, not too busy... Go in the cooler part of the day... read more

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Belleville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We took our 8, 14, ans 17 year old kids here today, and all three loved it. The Safari drives (we did it twice) were excellent, not too busy... Go in the cooler part of the day so the animals will be more active. Typically, drinks and food are very expensive, but this is not unexpected, and unlike some venues,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went last week to African Lion safari and we had a great time there saw lots of animals and birds and elephants and had an amazing time there my daughter enjoyed the splash pad and had a great time too lots of things to see and do there with the family to enjoy :) I would recommend this to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my favorite attraction Ontario has had to offer to me so far. As someone previously said it's the only time the people are "caged" and the animals roam free. You have the option to take your own vehicle through the safari or ride the bus. Be warned...the monkeys will be on your car but, you can bypass that... More 

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Thank Christina M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family really enjoyed it and glad I took the tour bus! We got to ride the elephants and even got to watch them swim! You can take a cooler of your own food and eat it there as well as a pretty cool water park for cooling off!

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Thank Jennilee M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were excited to visit the Safari park but with 2 under 3 and an elderly Mother with walking difficulties I was a little apprehensive. I needn't of worried with the bus trip around the park to see the majority of the animals, the boat trip and the train ride it was more than enough to keep everyone happy. The... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a MARVELLOUS day. It started on an air conditioned bus ride with a ring- side view of all the animals. Our pictures were great. Then a perfect afternoon at the water park and playground. Several hours later and a small gift from the gift shop clutched in his hand, our grandson was sound asleep in his car seat. Great... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my great-niece on this adventure. We were both delighted with the antics of the monkeys. It truly is a special place.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Probably one of the few places where you are in the cage and the wild animals are roaming freely around you. Saw so many animals but the heights was the white lions. Never watched the lions so closely. Very comfortable tour as you son't have to walk unlike conventional zoo. Beware of the monkeys, they might jump off your car... More 

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Madison, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The park advertises a drive through experience where the animals can come up to the car. Or a train ride up close and personal to the animals which is what we wanted to do. we bought advance tickets but still had to pay additional charges. The park ride was a tractor pulled cars through a road with occasional stops. Many... More 

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Hamilton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just came back from another trip to the African Lion Safari. I would have to say that this was the best (of many times I've been there)! Apart from having seen monkeys up closer (ON the car, staring at us through the windshield) other times, which didn't happen this time, all the other animals were closer and more interactive. We... More 

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