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Wildlife Safari

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“petting zoo”(38 reviews)
Wildlife Safari is a non-profit AZA accredited zoological park dedicated to conservation, education and research since its inception in 1972. Wildlife Safari is a fun-filled family destination where you can view over 500 animals in their natural...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1790 NW Safari Rd, Winston, OR 97496-8610
+1 541-679-6761
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All reviews drive thru petting zoo animal encounters feed the animals car window bison animal lovers gift shop own pace natural habitat all ages animals seem take pictures a lot of fun southern oregon whole family take your time
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we went into the safari as soon as the open the day last July, the weather was hot and smokey because if the forest fires around, But it was a lot of fun, feeding the deer, the grizzly bears were hot so they were trying...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank huey59
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very kind and courteous. The park is a bit ran down. The most fun was watching the marmosets in the cages and the lemurs outside. The train was not working the day we went. I was disappointed in the cost compared to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank terresabelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to take our family there after Christmas on Dec 28th. We were worried about the weather but it was a gorgeous day. There were a lot of animals around. I believe the only ones we didn't see were the bears. We had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vika31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt this safari got fair number of animals. The way it was organized was good. My 5 year old nephew enjoyed a lot. We visited in winter, so animals were not that much active, and saw few animals. May be in summers it will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PrapullaChandra
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Wildlife Safari has both an area where folks can walk around to various enclosures for a wide range of animals as well as an excellent drive-through area of several miles length with an even wider range of wildlife - from lions, tigers, and bears, to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peter l
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Both the car tour of the property and the special encounter with animals were very interesting and lovely. Although the scheduled tours with the lions, mane wolves, cougars, and hypos were geared toward multiple guests, only my friend and I joined and we had essentially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BD_Y1974
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I was given two tickets and tickets for two "encounters" so we headed out as soon as the weather cooled.This is a great place. The animals are fairly close to the car so you can get some great pictures. We went to the lion and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gingersnaps527
Reviewed November 12, 2018

We go to Wildlife Safari every year with our grandson. It is our special place to take him; he loves it and so do we. It is a place for every age group. Driving through the park with the animals roaming free is amazing. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susandK1436ZW
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We took my teenage son and his friend. You must buy the feeding cup!!!! Made the trip! So many laughs and good memories. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rachaeloconnor75
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I really loved seeing the grizzlies up close, but one of them and the tigers were pacing. The other bear was laying on his paw on the log and looked like he was about to start tapping his claws on the log with the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from trouthook69 | Reviewed this property |
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October 28, 2018|
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Response from 123Gary2018 | Reviewed this property |
The cats and bears are in very large fenced areas. Much better than a zoo but not nearly as cool as in Africa. The only people who can touch them are trainers. I believe the cheetahs are tame enough to have a photo op if you... More
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October 24, 2018|
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Response from averyfamily3 | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk through area where animals are in smaller habitats. As well as a petting zoo area. They do not have kennels that I am aware of. You can find their phone number on their web sight bearizona It is a nice... More