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African Lion Safari

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Address: 1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-623-2620
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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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Took my family there today...again and quite enjoyed the day, especially for my grand daughter. Admission was NOT cheap but I expected that, what riled me was that we were shocked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my family there today...again and quite enjoyed the day, especially for my grand daughter. Admission was NOT cheap but I expected that, what riled me was that we were shocked to see that the facility then wanted more money for a pony ride or a short ride on an elephant. I would think taking almost $150.00 for three adults... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went on a double date here and was pretty entertained! Love that the animals can walk right up to your vehicle, if you choose to drive through yourself!

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Thank Cmouse92
Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park provides you the option to either drive your own vehicle (at your own risk of course) or take one of their bus shuttles. We decided to drive our own car and it was an incredible visit. You get to drive through a park with a large variety of different animals roaming freely around including (surprisingly enough) regular and... More 

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Thank Tony G
Sudbury, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a great place to bring your family, went there this weekend with my daughter and grandson and really enjoyed the whole adventure. Would recommend the bus tour through the compound, air conditioned, great commentary from the busdriver and overall wonderful place to visit.

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Thank Mona K
Hamilton, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed the day I am just finding to be getting more price each year.. My son loves the elephant swim.

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Thank amandavi2003
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just went here with my family a few days ago and having nothing but positive things to say. I had a fairly negative opinion going into the place. How good could it be? Why was it fairly expensive ($35 each)? This place is actually pretty cool. There are a few ways to spend your day, and if you live... More 

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Thank Ryjones
Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We drove through and didn't have any problems with animals on our car. Great variety of animals. Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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Thank James H
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went on a cooler day which is best for crowds and animal activity. Got there on opening to avoid crowds. Suggest to remove wipers from vehicle because monkeys will get up on vehicle and start messing with things. Optionally use the bus they have. Saw everything we came to see animal wise which was cool. Also have various hot live... More 

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Thank CanJam67
Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun way to spend the day here.... for everyone!!! Just don't open your car windows too far down, or you'll get little monkey hands trying to steal your peanuts!!! Or giraffe lickings.... but they are all great!!!

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Thank cubasi9
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The facility was run well. Helpful staff willing to answer any question we had. So much to see and a lot of things for kids to do. The splash pad area was amazing!!!

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