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African Safari Wildlife Park

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Address: 267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
Phone Number: +1 800-521-2660
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9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where...

Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.

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I didn't know what to expect about this place, but glad I can say I experienced it. Seeing and feeding the buffalos/bisons in person was really neat. Also, I opened the sunroof... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bauxite, Arkansas
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family had the best time!!!!!! The animals were fabulous!! How often do you get to feed a zebra or giraffe??? It was so worth it! And CHEAP! Go to Groupon and you will find a fantastic coupon!!!!!!

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Thank Michelle G
Allen Park
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I didn't know what to expect about this place, but glad I can say I experienced it. Seeing and feeding the buffalos/bisons in person was really neat. Also, I opened the sunroof on my vehicle to feed the giraffes. That was cool having them poke their heads in the car. Beware though...take a car you don't mind getting dinged around.... More 

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Thank letsgetreal2016
Port Clinton, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

African Safari never disappoints the kids!! We greatly enjoy a trip to the park annually to feed all the animals and enjoy a camel ride! FUN TIME!!

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Thank LakeErieLove2015
Breckenridge, Michigan
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We love all animals and this was a perfect attraction for us! At first our 4 yr old wasn't too sure about the animals getting so close. He did eventually warm up as we drove along. We ended up having a blast feeding the animals and mining our gemstones!

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Thank Kevin O
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so thrilled to hear you and your family had a WILD time at African Safari! We hope to see you back soon! More 

Ohio
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to this drive-through animal park with a teenager. We had a wonderful time watching the animals and feeding them through the car window. Staff give instructions on how and where to feed the animals while driving through the park. Staff was always visible and very friendly. The animals are clearly used to being fed and come right up... More 

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Thank Mator711
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi Mator711, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear you and your family had a great time at African Safari and made some memories with our wonderful animals! We understand in the late afternoon that the animals will sometimes take a break from feeding - we allow our guests to go... More 

Honaker, Virginia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went through the walking trail to see the animals first. They even had an informative show and brought out different animals for the kids to touch and feel. We even witnessed a pig race later on in the day. After that we did the drive through section. I felt a little frustrated when we bought extra carrots for $5... More 

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Thank cincoy
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi cincoy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had a memorable animal experience at African Safari! Sometimes the giraffe and zebra are more full later in the day, or simply take a break from feeding for a while. We allow all our guests to go through the Drive-Thru as many... More 

Glenwood Landing, New York
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every year we drive by and want to go. The drive through was fun. There is no need to worry about monkeys taking off your windshield wipers. There are not any carnivores to worry about either. We received one cup of food and tried to save it for later in the route for animals further along. When you first enter... More 

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1 Thank 5kconnolly
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi 5kconnolly, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had an enjoyable experience at African Safari! Be sure to also look on our website under Prices -> Discounts for Carload Coupons and other discounted rates. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Want to see and feed animals you wouldn't normally get up close to? Go HERE! The kids were so excited the entire drive thru and we all laughed the whole way through. Be sure to get extra carrots, it's what all the animals are looking for! Worried about a mess in the car? Drive straight to one of the vaccuum's... More 

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1 Thank P. F
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi P.F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you and your family had a great time at African Safari and made some memories with our wonderful animals! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Baldwin, PA
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove thru the Safari in our van. It was really cool feeding some of the animals (giraffes, zebras, deer), but some of the larger animals (llamas & bison) were extremely aggressive trying to get the food - heads all the way through window and stealing our whole food cup! Kids really enjoyed feeding the kangaroos.

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1 Thank Perozichx5
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi Perozichx5, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had a WILD time at African Safari and made some memories with out animals! To prevent the animals from grabbing your cups, we suggest holding your cups outside the window so they do not have to stick their whole head inside your... More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Found this attraction close to where we're staying in Port Clinton. Getting in was a headache with one lady on the ticket booth which made it a bit slow. One in we had a look around the walk round safari that is pretty nice. The drive round part was fun with lots of animals to feed and photograph. They are... More 

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1 Thank Lisa G
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had an overall great experience at African Safari! To help with the cost of admission, be sure to check out our website under Prices -> Discounts for printable Carload Coupons and other discounted rates, as well as our Facebook and Groupon. We... More 

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