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Lion Country Safari

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Rhinos, apes, giraffes and lions roam free in this drive-thru wildlife preserve that also runs a comprehensive conservation program to help replenish endangered species.
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2003 Lion Country Safari Rd, Loxahatchee, FL 33470-3977
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the trip on a Sunday morning and really enjoyed the experience! You actually drive thru in your car! We saw many different types of animals up close. Don't forget the binoculars to get really up close to the animals that are a little...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SEADOGGG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was by far the most amazing place! We camped at KOA and enjoyed Lion Country Safari two days in a row! Where we camped we could hear the lions roar each morning and evening. We watched the caregivers feed the chimps and did a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShayneLusk
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure reading feedback like yours, and it is very apparent how much of an effect the park had on you! Campers staying overnight at the KOA are often treated to a serenade or two by our lion pride, who spend their...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lion country safari, although a little pricey, is a great half-day or all-day attraction for any animal lover. The amusement park/walkthrough area is a little childish (kiddie rides, a few animal exhibits, a petting zoo, and water slides). I only recommend walking straight back to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MCZaros
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate you responding after your recent visit! Most guests spend 4-5 hours or more in the park to do and see everything we have to offer, and it's very helpful for future guests that you mentioned the option of driving through more than once....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed this safari with friends, weather was perfect and few animals came pretty close to the car. Although lions were separated with extra distance, we loved watchin rhinos and zebras.More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TeddyKgb S
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the positive feedback! Big cats like lions are required to have certain levels of separation, but we recently expanded our lion habitat to allow the cats to pass on both sides of the driving path, offering multiple viewing areas for guests. We're...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that I DO NOT recommend families attend the Lion Country Safari. Having visited several similar drive through parks across the country including really excellent ones in both Virginia and Texas, I would rate this one as below average. However, my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to see us during your visit to South Florida. Our weather, as in Tampa, is predictably unpredictable, and although we did have rain on the day of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great to see! We saw the "drive thru" part in about an hour and 10 minutes. Not busy today for some reason. We also did the walk through which was pretty cool. That took about an hour. We didn't have children so the amusement park...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ciaotebaldi
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate the feedback from your recent visit! Most guests complete the drive-through safari in 1-1.5 hours, although we do have guests who linger on either side of the road in certain sections to extend their trip. In any case, guests are welcome to drive...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience! The animals were all very close to the car and all pretty active. Great opportunity for good pictures! Then once you go into the inside park it’s HUGE! So many things to do, great if you have kids! Many different kinds...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ashleighbarnes7
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We can feel the excitement through your writing and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit so much! There is enough to do that at least 4-5 hours should be set aside for a visit, and we're happy that you got your money's worth during...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Luckily, my family and I live somewhat close to Lion Country Safari, so we are able to experience it as often as we are able to. My wife and I took our 18 month old first thing (9:30) Sunday morning and the reduced traffic at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for being frequent visitors and for the positive review! It is always advisable to try to arrive as early as possible in the day to avoid the lines and crowds that come with the afternoon hours. Annual passes are great for...More

Reviewed November 5, 2018

We took the children to Lion Country Safari several times. We all love it. You stay in your car and drive through the park where you can see a wide variety of African animals, seemingly without enclosures.Rhinos, giraffes and, of course lions seem to be...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Renee R
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

What an awesome review! You did a fantastic job of painting a picture for future guests to imagine their visit. Our 1,000+ animals have over 300 acres to roam freely, and they represent almost 100 different species from around the world. There is no shortage...More

Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a really nice half day adventure for the whole family. The drive thru safari is awesome but you will have some wait time as the animals have the right of way. You are not pushed to rush through as you can always pull...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JTHOMAS2003
Lioncountrysafari, Guest Service Manager at Lion Country Safari, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thanks for detailing your recent visit to the park! Guests should plan to spend at least 4-5 hours here to fully enjoy the park without having to rush. Driving through alone takes most guests 1-1.5 hours! We're glad to hear that your young photography enthusiasts...More

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YVRH
August 30, 2018|
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Response from mytrip81 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the exibit but i do know that if you want to see the lions in action you have to be there on opening time
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teacher41
August 12, 2018|
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Response from Lioncountrysafari | Property representative |
Rental vehicles are available for $10 + tax, and we have vehicles of varying sizes, all the way up to 15-passenger vans. These are available on a first come, first served basis. Guests drive themselves through the... More
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teacher41
August 12, 2018|
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Response from roteflea | Reviewed this property |
As per the price of the rental car, that would vary, I suggest you get in touch with LCS by phone and talk with someone who can give you the current rental prices as they vary regarding the time of year. In Southern FL the... More
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