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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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Great Exhibit of African Animals - Great Day outing for children

We were four adults without children, and having a time restriction of only 3 hours we found the... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2016
Quito, Ecuador

It was a fun mini vac me and my family went to. You don't realize the size and beauty of the... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2016
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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
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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Reviewed June 26, 2016

We were four adults without children, and having a time restriction of only 3 hours we found the entrance fees very expensive. Admission includes a brief boat and train ride. Single day admission for adult visitors is $ 35 for adults & $ 26 for...More

1  Thank global3adventure
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

It was a fun mini vac me and my family went to. You don't realize the size and beauty of the animals until your up close and personal with them. Zoo don't give these animals justice I recommend going to African lion safari if you're...More

Thank Hassan B
Reviewed June 22, 2016

what a great day out we took the grandchildren here will we were over visiting family worth every penny there is nothing like this in England one price and so much to see and do went on the boat and train and then took the...More

Thank tazzystewy
Reviewed June 21, 2016

Haven't been to African Lion Safari since I was a toddler, so I decided to again - even as an adult it was a blast! I'd recommend taking your time visiting the park in general, checking out a few shows (especially the elephant round-up!) and...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed June 20, 2016

When we told people in Toronto we went to this park, we were met with strange looks like "why would do you this over the Toronto Zoo". We probably "should" have done Toronto Zoo in addition, but our favorite thing about the African Lion Safari...More

1  Thank Kdan329
Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were directed to the safari by a friend and were very glad we went! The experience is very real and up close if your like wildlife including baboons all over the car. We loved the fact that there are no fences and you drive...More

1  Thank Kyle R
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Our family has had Safari season passes for 27 years. Both my kids are grown but because I'm lucky enough to live 13 min from the park, I use it for spring and fall walks..I have a 3k walk mapped out that takes me past...More

7  Thank Cinemaven
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Had a great time at the safari. It takes about 2-3 hours for the safari itself but you can make a day trip out of it as well if you like. It was a sunny day in June so all the animals were lounging around...More

1  Thank Richa S
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We visited on a Sunday in June with a 1 year old and 5 year old. We arrived at 9am and got a parking spot in the shade near the boat lake. Everything at African Lion Safari was well thought out and very clean. We...More

6  Thank PRC0809
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Admission to the park is a little pricey and you have the option of a $5 hour-long bus tour of the Safari or driving through on your own. Very glad we spent that little bit more because the driver was fun and very knowledgeable. Made...More

Thank Norriss2
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Wendy P
November 4, 2017|
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Response from Robin U | Reviewed this property |
You could go for a few hours or even less if you don’t use the splash pad. The park is now closed for the season though.
October 7, 2017|
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Response from Robin U | Reviewed this property |
You pay admission when you drive in.
Susan T
August 19, 2017|
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Response from SHS818 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is a pavilion by the pond for the elephant swim, but a few round tables closer to the water. Go there for prime spot to watch the elephant swim. However when we were just there we sat under the pavilion just... More