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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

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760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
+1 717-362-9126
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Lots of fun

A family friendly park that doesn't destroy the bank. We've been to similar types of parks around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
theoldloneranger
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Killeen, Texas
Great place for animal lovers of any age.

I had a special day out with my youngest daughter while my husband and son were on a backpacking... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Erika K
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Berwick, Pennsylvania
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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LOCATION
760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
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+1 717-362-9126
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"reptile house"
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"petting zoo"
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"feed the animals"
in 54 reviews
"safari ride"
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"day trip"
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"open air bus"
in 13 reviews
"concession stand"
in 19 reviews
"before boarding the bus"
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"animal food"
in 11 reviews
"large animals"
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"baby goats"
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"animal lovers"
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"pack a picnic lunch"
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"lions and tigers"
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"animals seem"
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"animal exhibits"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A family friendly park that doesn't destroy the bank. We've been to similar types of parks around the country and this was one of the better ones. The animals seem to be well cared for and people seemed to be having a good time. One...More

Thank theoldloneranger
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a special day out with my youngest daughter while my husband and son were on a backpacking trip. We had a blast. I love how affordable it is - including the food! I hate going places and having to eat overpriced crap. Not...More

Thank Erika K
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great and affordable place to go! Lots of neat animals, the safari is fun and educational. Bring quarters so that you ca. Purchase food to feed the animals.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband's company picnic was held here. Because they rented 2 pavilions we got to park near the pavilions which are closer than the parking lot. It was very hot so some of the zoo animals were not very active & laying down in the...More

Thank KathySDavis
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the 2nd year that we have had the picnic there. It is always a great time there seeing all of the animals. The Safari tour is always fun. This year we got to see more baby's that was only a few days old....More

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Inexpensive and family friendly lake tobias wildlife park is great for a day out with the family. I went with my two year old grandson and he had such a good time. Pet friendly getting zoo for the little ones which he enjoyed immensely. Had...More

Thank 842glennk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved this park! Welcoming staff, easy entry and parking process, clear signs. Animals are happy and well cared for with clean cages. Safari tour is a blast (sit in the front behind the driver for the very best experience and buy carrots beforehand)....More

Thank Molly H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I was excited to go here with the family, kids age from 4-9 and we arrived early on a Friday morning, hardly any traffic. Quick walk into park after paying $84 for the "zoo" and safari, I was expecting to be blown away, however,...More

Thank NMYRLMTraveler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best bargain in Central PA. If you want a day out with family heartily recommend a trip to Lake Tobias. Take the safari tour and feed the animals from the bus. There is nothing like feeling an elk a carrot! Take a self guided through...More

Thank Lynne M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went this weekend and the place was great. We did the safari attraction first. Must purchase baby carrots at the concession stand to feed the animals on the safari tour. It was amazing, the animals come right up to the tour bus. This place is...More

Thank Michael T
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Katladt
June 16, 2017|
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Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
Emus come right up to the bus on the safari. There are other birds roaming freely but they don't tend to come right up to the guests......
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cecustard
August 5, 2016|
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Response from Denise L | Reviewed this property |
Expect to spend about 3 1/2 to four hours. Bring plenty of sunscreen the bus canopies are open!
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Y4951HUjennifers
May 18, 2016|
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Response from Kristin S |
Yes! Our son was 20 months and rode without an issue, and there was a 1-year-old on the ride sitting across from us. No problem at all. In fact, our son threw his pacifier overboard at one point, and the guide went off the... More
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