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African Lion Safari

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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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Get close with lions, rhino and monkeys

More like 3.5 stars. Elephant swim was enjoyable for the whole family and the staff were friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
balu1g
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Great for Guide and Scout units

There is camping for guide and scout units In the area we had brownies, cubs, scouts, guides... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rlccc
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London, Canada
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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 Elephants & Friends. Enjoy the twice 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! African Lion Safari is open daily from May 6 to October 9, 2017
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (114 reviews)
“birds of prey” (103 reviews)
“water park” (114 reviews)
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

More like 3.5 stars. Elephant swim was enjoyable for the whole family and the staff were friendly. Safari ride is a bit uneven -- close ups with lions/white lions, rhinos, giraffes, yak and monkeys were a good experience. Kangaroos were far away in a cage....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

There is camping for guide and scout units In the area we had brownies, cubs, scouts, guides, pathfinders and rangers. Booking was easy. Staff was very helpful. Our girls enjoyed everywhere they went in the park. Elephants and splash pad were the most popular, Would...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my first visit as a senior to African Lion Safari . We had a nutritious buffet lunch of beef and salmon. Warm , fresh, but a little slow. We felt rushed . The air conditioned bus took us various sites to see white...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first visit,but we’ll be back and will highly recommend to others. The shows were all worth the time, best splash/water area for kids we’ve seen, boat ride was great, clean, free close parking, and we loved the elephant swim (amazing how close we could...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is an excellent way to spend the day. Lots to see and do. Very clean and friendly staff. Lots of shops for souveniers and the shows were absolutely awesome. All in all a great day. Will definately be back again.

Thank Janet R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Wednesday we drove through the safari and no monkeys came on our car which was ok but disappointing NONE of the food vendors were open other than the big restaurant! Parking was great! As a smoker a few smoking sections closer...More

Thank disappointed2b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At noon go and watch elephants swim! It was so sweet! I’d come back to this place just to see that again. And expect to spend at least a couple of hours at they water park.

Thank Lana V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here three times with new people every time. This attraction never fails to amaze me. Nothing beats watching animals up close without feeling threatened - pure amazement! It takes over an hour to go through the trail, the ground where the animals are,...More

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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello jorgeleedotcom, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoy visiting us "On Safari!". We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with 3 toddlers and an infant yesterday. It was a blast and we decided at the end of the day to purchase a Season's Pass. Unfortunately due to the fact that we couldn't find our original receipt for the day (who keeps these!)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great picnic spot with family ... full time entertainment.. come early to enjoy all events. Awesome food joint .. Rides were wonderful-elephant and pony rides.. bird show and animal shows are the best..

Thank Priya G
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Priya, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you enjoy your visit at the park with your family! We look forward to your next "wild" visit!

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Ghaith A
June 21, 2018|
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Response from AfricanLionSafari | Property representative |
Hello Ghaith, Our drive through Game Reserves take about an hour to drive through, however, we recommend about 4-6 hours to see and do everything at African Lion Safari. Have a "WILD" day!
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Samantha-Lynn D
June 17, 2018|
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Response from AfricanLionSafari | Property representative |
Hello Samantha, The only experiences you would have to pay for after admission is the Safari Tour Bus (should you not wish to take your own vehicle through our Game Reserves), food, souvenirs, and an elephant or pony... More
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Paighton S
May 25, 2018|
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Response from AfricanLionSafari | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for the question. Yes, babies are welcome on our Safari Tour Bus (for free!). Please note that we do not allow car seats or strollers on our Safari Tour Bus as we do not have a way to secure them. For... More
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