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“best day ever !!!”

Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari
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Owner description: Topsey Exotic Ranch offers our guests the unique experience to see exotic animals in a natural setting, right here in Central Texas! Guests drive the 3 mile loop through the safari and may feed the animal residents if they wish to do so. See animals from six continents from the safety and comfort of your vehicle!For directions please call our main number as GPS tends to take people for out of the way. Also we would like to remind our guests not to hand feed the animals, this is for your own safety. Topsey Exotic Ranch is an enter at your own risk facility and is in no way responsible for accidents or injuries. If you have any further questions regarding our policies or any general questions we encourage you to call us.
Austin, Texas
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“best day ever !!!”
Reviewed June 8, 2014

took my teenagers to the safari park. The Waco Zoo is too small and more little "kids fun"..so tried the safari park... way cool. fed the animals right from the car and still stayed cool with A/C.. texas can be hot and muggy. the Zebras, Emus, deer, ostriches, etc. all come up to be fed. loads of fun for a mini outing day. camels, bison and long horns on the hill, they may come up or may not come up to the car. but still worth the days outing.

Visited June 2014
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TopseyRanch, General Manager at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We appreciate your business, we hope to see you again soon!
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“Awesome time!”
Reviewed May 12, 2014

We have been twice with our 3yr old daughter and had a great time.... can't wait to go again! Second time we packed a lunch since there is a great picnic area and was nice to drive around, eat, go to petting zoo then drive back around one last time before leaving. I recommend going early since the animals usually are resting by the middle/end of the day..... makes it easier for our 3yr old to want to leave though ;-)

Not as commercialized as Natural Bridge Wildlife area, but that is what we like about.... animals were 100% better here! Would love to see a giraffe, but very happy with all the animals and lots of babies this time of year! Love seeing the animals roaming around and playing!

I have told lots of people about it and they have the same response....Great time!

Visited May 2014
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TopseyRanch, General Manager at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We're so glad you had a good time while visiting us. We would love to get a giraffe but unfortunately we do not have the funding to do so. We look forward to seeing you again soon!
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“Fun drive”
Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

This was really fun, even for us adults. Loved it when the camel decided to stick his head in our car & eat the entire sack of food we bought at the front gate, sack & all -- not just the few pieces we threw on the ground. Lots of laughs!

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TopseyRanch, General Manager at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We are glad that you had a fun experience with Mikey, the camel. Come back and see us again soon!
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“Lots of deer”
Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

This was a fun time to see a lot if different animals. Did not see any tigers and bear was just in a clump. It was neat to see the gazelles running and playing. I have never seen such large horns on a long horn before. He is huge. Was afraid his horns would scratch the car. The camel is greedy. He leaned into the car and grabbed the bag of food. Got us laughing. Good fiber in the paper bag I hope. Lol

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TopseyRanch, General Manager at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We are glad you had a nice time while visiting us. Next time keep a look out for the tiger in hisenclosure, he usually hangs out under the tree.
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“Excellent! Kids loved it! ”
Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

It was great for the kids and the wife and I! We absolutely loved it! Watch out for the Camel! Lol He's hungry!

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TopseyRanch, General Manager at Topsey Exotic Ranch & Drive Thru Safari, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
We are so glad that you had a good time, visit us again soon!
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