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“A fantastic experience!”
Review of Safari Wilderness

Safari Wilderness
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Tours daily BY RESERVATION ONLY. Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as enormous birds soar overhead. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will tour you through 260 acres, interacting with huge herds of wetland exotic species, Watusi cattle, and Haflinger horses in custom safari vehicles, fitted with shade canopies and stadium seating. Or book a camelback or horseback game viewing safari tour. A llama trek is also available. Indulge your senses in a ring-tailed lemur feeding. Safari Wilderness is a Florida agritourism project. Located 6 mi. north of I-4 between Orlando and Tampa in an expansive and pristine wilderness area.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is a wonderful wildlife tour! It's a tad pricey (about $70 per adult) but worth the drive. These animals are all very kind. We fed water buffalo and camels, saw Elan, Zonkeys and pot belly pigs as well as other animals I'd never heard of. The guide, JJ, was wonderful explaining everything and showing us all what the animals can do. The tour is about 2 hours long once you find the out of the way location. The staff is wonderful and there is a gift shop if you want water or snacks, gifts or souveniers. Very educational and worth the time.

Thank Verlia
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Reviewed August 23, 2013

We have been going to Florida since 1991 and we rated this as one of our best trips out.

Our guide was Cathy and she was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and patient. To be able to hand feed wild animals especially the water buffalo was something special and enjoyable.

The animals appeared well cared for and had lots of space.

We paid extra to hand feed the lemurs and it was worth every penny, as my wife was in heaven and won't forget it for a long time.

It only took us about 45 minutes to get there from the disney area, and makes a welcome change from the theme parks.

Thanks again to Cathy for making our visit on the 23 August so good.

Thank greatguy
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Reviewed August 22, 2013

We had a fabulous time on this safari. We got to see animals up close, the guide was friendly and very informative. She knew the answers to any question asked. Would definitely recommend this adventure and will go again if we are in the area!

Thank Theresa S
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Awesome Experience!! Our kids LOVED it! It is worth visiting, the employees are very knowledgeable and friendly. We didn't know it existed until we saw the groupon. We would absolutely go again.

Thank FordDiesel
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Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We went to the ranch for my birthday present. Although the price is a little steep we found a groupon for an amazing price. Our guide Kathy was extremely knowledgeable of all the animals and gave us more than enough time to take pictures and feed the animals. I read on the site that the guides can accept gratuity. They deserve it they make sure the experience is memorable. (Unfortunatly no one else must have read this).
The lemurs were also a wonderful experience. They are gentle and we were able to spend ample time with them. It is worth the extra charge. All in all it was a great day!

Thank Ddhw06
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