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African Safari Wildlife Park

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267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
+1 800-521-2660
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African Safari Wildlife Park Admission
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Drive-through safari park features more than 60 acres of land where hundreds of exotic animals roam free. Feed the animals right from your car and get up close and personal with species like giraffe, zebra, bison, alpaca, and elk. Walk-Thru Safari features different exotic animals, educational animal shows, camel rides, and one-on-one animal feeding experiences like our NEW Aviary Adventure!
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“bison” (123 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
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+1 800-521-2660
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"drive thru"
in 108 reviews
"bison"
in 123 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 97 reviews
"pig races"
in 86 reviews
"camel ride"
in 38 reviews
"stick their heads"
in 47 reviews
"car window"
in 19 reviews
"car wash"
in 30 reviews
"bags of carrots"
in 32 reviews
"laughed so hard"
in 21 reviews
"animal shows"
in 17 reviews
"white alligator"
in 27 reviews
"fun feeding"
in 11 reviews
"love animals"
in 14 reviews
"gift shop"
in 56 reviews
"discount tickets"
in 11 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Safari is mostly deer, a few buffalo and water cows/yak , the giraffe and zebra are fenced away from the actual part you drive through. It was fun and the animals were very very interested in our cup of grain included which the entry price....More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi jehousel, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear your experience at African Safari was not completely satisfactory. In the Drive-Thru, we have over 400+ individual animals, with the only 2 species native to the United States...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to a couple of drive through Safaris in Florida. There the animals roam in a natural type of environment as you slowly drive through. It is relaxing and fun. At this place, they allow (an encourage at a great cost) for people...More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Stang7606, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry to hear your feelings towards African Safari Wildlife Park. At the Park, we offer a unique experience for Guests to personally interact with animals by feeding them from the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We thought this would be a fun way to see some exotic animals. The animals were in a safari type atmosphere, but seemed be taken well care of. It was pretty pricing to feed the animals. $30.00 for carrots, romaine lettuce and nuts. That was...More

Thank Donna S
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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Donna, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, but sad to hear you are not planning to return. We would like to hear more about your visit and discuss it further with...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love this place! I love feeding the animals. They have such a variety of animals. My only issue is the damage that could happen to your car, but that is a risk you take when driving through feeding the animals. The animals are so friendly...More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Melevings, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had a great experience at African Safari Wildlife Park! While our Park is Enter at Your Own Risk, Guests should not experience any issues as long as...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We live in Port Clinton and I have purchased a pass for the last 4 years. Use it twice and it is worth the $. The grandkids love it. We usually go early in the day - I think the animals are hungry . We...More

Thank Clar44
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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Clar44, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We are thrilled to hear you always enjoy your experience at the Park and love our new Aviary Adventure! We look forward to seeing you again soon during this year's 50th...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed this zoo very much. It’s so much fun. I haven’t laughed like that in a long time. Animals heads are literally inside your window. Be sure to buy a lot of carrots, it made me feel bad when I ran out. Go early...More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 1955195, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are thrilled to hear about your great experience at African Safari Wildlife Park. We hope to see you again for some more WILD fun this season :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a great experience for the kids to see big animals up close. My kids (and myself) were thrilled to have the animals stick their heads in our truck and it was so fun to feed them too. We really got a kick...More

Thank Carolyn R
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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Carolyn, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear your family had an overall fun experience at African Safari Wildlife Park! While our Park is Enter at Your Own Risk, Guests should not experience any car damage...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to purchase tickets online. We got a great deal online and glad we didn't buy the overpriced tickets there. Aside from that, it was absolutely exciting and more than what we had imagined. The deers, alpacas literally stick their heads inside in the...More

Thank SangVen
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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SangVen, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you had a great experience at African Safari Wildlife Park! We do offer various forms of discounts on individual admissions as well as Carload Coupons on our website,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect when we got there, but it was a great time. We were hoping that maybe one or two animals would stick their head close enough to get a good picture, had no idea every animal would be trying to get...More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi knightfun1765, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to African Safari! We do hope to see you again soon during this year's 50th WILD Season :)

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knicks02
March 19, 2018|
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Response from midawg73 | Reviewed this property |
I went thru one time and I had a deer scratch my car door. It ended putting its hoofs thru my window onto my lap. The employee said something about that they were feeding and were more aggressive than normal.
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jvizmeg
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Revluc99 | Reviewed this property |
There was no VIP option when I went there. Sorry.
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April C
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
We drove thru twice which takes about 15-20 minutes each time.You can go thru as many times as you would like .We drove thru twice. The walk thru part also takes about 20-30 minutes. We did stop and take pictures. This... More
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