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Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a...more
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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Safari West for an early morning peek behind the scenes and got to feed the porcupines, warthogs, birds and best of all trip into the giraffe barn! Made a very special birthday present. Thanks Robert for a great morning seeing and feeding...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PlacervilleCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived mid-afternoon and were greeted by a friendly, courteous and professional front office staff. After checking into our unique and comfotable luxury safari tent, one of about 30 on property (each of which is set apart from the others, but all of which are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SSandFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Glamping concept was amazing! Sleeping in a canvas tent with a clean, full bathroom was so much fun! Everyone at the resort was very polite and courteous. Our safari guide "Skye" was cool and easy to listen to. The girl in the cafe was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank trace l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not sure what to expect here. I mean how many safari animals could they have really right? You will not see lions and elephants here, but their aviary is top notch. The obvious care of the enclosures and animals is evident and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give this gift of love to our entire family for Christmas. The grandkids were so patient waiting for this adventure to start. Or as our youngest granddaughter would say, our Ferrari! I can’t put into words how much fun and how exciting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 486denised
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Our guide, Sky had us laughing from the start. He was informative in a very entertaining way. The kids had a blast teasing him through out the tour. So much so that I think they would have preferred to go home...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank us_andtwocrazykids
Reviewed February 27, 2019

We visited Safari West shortly after the wine country fire and were relieved to find that the preserve was unharmed although the flames came right up to the fence of the rhino paddock.

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank uppettywoman
Reviewed February 24, 2019

interesting collection of African animals. Giraffes are really fun. the tour is well run and informative.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jonpholt
Reviewed February 21, 2019

We had a great time at Safari West which is a lot like a giant zoo where you ride around in a truck and see various African mammals as well as birds from around the world. It is of course a much more unique experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank Ian M
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Went as a large group and we had a fantastic time. We were lucky enough to see a baby giraffe born, what a treat!! The owner is delightful.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sassyone55
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April 16, 2019|
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Response from sassyone55 | Reviewed this property |
I would do what ever peaks your interest. Everything there is fun and interesting.
March 14, 2019|
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Response from Prabir S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is any restriction for baby, only thing one have to take the trouble of jeep tour for 2 hours with the baby.
Rebecca M
January 21, 2019|
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Response from kld94931 | Reviewed this property |
Ours started a little late and we did our walking at the end. While I couldn’t say for sure, you should have enough time. You may just have to cut the walking at the end a little short.