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Magical visit!

This was a fantastic experience! The giraffe feeding was magical and such a highlight. We loved... read more

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H9338WYjessicag
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Emerald, Australia
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exciting .. great place.

Great place,. very exciting.. i felt bad for the Gorillas.. as classes of kids go in and no one to... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2024
mindykatz79
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

What a great day. Spent 5hrs in the park today. So exciting to see meerkats!!!
I paid the extra fee to ride in the cage on the truck in the lion reserve. Totally worth it.
So many friendly volunteers working and always had the time and patience to talk.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sue B
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Orana park is a great day out especially with children. The volunteers & staff do a brilliant job. I agree with a previous comment that Orana is a great candidate for a Lotto grant - some parts of the park could use a freshen and it would be great to help them continue the work they do with the conservation of endangered species. We got the chance to see keeper Ian Fuller feed the meerkats! What a blast! I'd love to see a meerkat encounter experience become available.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Meerkatz_fan
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Reviewed August 4, 2019

Orana was good value for the entry price. It comes across a little unkempt and run down at times in places, but it's clear that the priority of the park is the welfare of the animals and if other things have to take second place that's fine with me.

Recommend getting there early, before 11am, so that you can follow along the keepers feeding the animals. They talk about the animals as you go and are very informative.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

Went to Orana Wildlife Park on Monday and had the most incredible experience feeding the lions!

Totally worth the extra money it cost to experience this amazing opportunity. The zoo keepers were informative and entertaining plus obviously cared deeply about their role in keeping the animals safe and happy.

The volunteers were also entertaining and educational as they drove us around the park in their safari cars explaining the exhibits.

The cafe served yummy food and there were heaps of animals to look at up close.

A great experience!

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Karen H
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Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Orana park was the experience of a lifetime. I did the lion encounter which is $52.50 on top of the entry fee which may sound expensive but so so worth it! The staff are experienced, friendly and knowledgeable, you go in a cage into the lion enclosure and are surrounded by these beautiful animals. It’s an experience I will hold dear to my heart for the rest of my life. I also got the see the rhinos up close which was amazing aswell

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KimWgtn
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