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African Safari

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Bang for buck + Incredibly interactive

Everything is reasonably priced and even cheap. Tons of places to feed and interact with animals... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
via mobile
Highlight of the trip in Beppu

Ride 50 mins from the west exit of Beppu station. The jungle bus is the most interesting as you... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
via mobile
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“petting zoo”(3 reviews)
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2-1755-1 Ajimumachi Minamihata, Usa 872-0722, Oita Prefecture
+81 978-48-2331
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Everything is reasonably priced and even cheap. Tons of places to feed and interact with animals. Worth a visit

Thank RodrickL9
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Ride 50 mins from the west exit of Beppu station. The jungle bus is the most interesting as you sit inside after been given a tray of food for feeding the animals. You will pass through different sanctuary and feed the animals as they come...More

Thank lydiaSingapore
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Best place to hang out..may it be friends or family it will be interesting and fun filling..easy escape from your day to day busy life

1  Thank mukti b
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Our group of 12 planned and booked this tour one year ago. Clinton is always very patience and professional when dealing with us. During our trip, we were extremely happy with their service and passion towards their GUESTS and environment. It was far more exceeding...More

1  Thank SunCruise2014
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

First time for our 1 year old baby to a safari. We went into a truck and baby had a blast feeding different types of animals. Comparing to safari in other countries, this one is relatively kids friendly. It’s not close to town center and...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The park is relatively small and actually you will have nothing to do if you are two or more adults without kids. It's better to check for weather before going there because if it is rainy then you will actually waste your money to buy...More

Thank ManuA849
Reviewed 3 March 2018

It wasn't just an African Safari, it also had small animals as well, like cats, rabbits, Ponies, and puppies, kind of like a petting zoo which was surprising. The one hour tour on the jungle bus and the chance to feed the animals was the...More

Thank morka119
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Can really get up close to the lions, I camels, deers, elephant n etc. Feels like Jurassic Park in the making while entering the safari. Best to take bus as u can feed the animals. Small petting farms with cats and dogs and also pony...More

Thank Cathy1812
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This was our first experience in a Safari and we loved it! We took the first bus at 10am and we were given a tray for food to feed the animals. My son fed the bears, lions, camels, elephants, deers, etc through a caged Jungle-bus....More

Thank Geneveive
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great day out at the African Safari. We booked the 12.15 safari when we arrived at the park at 10am and found the 2 hours waiting was easily filled exploring the petting zoo and neighboring areas. Kids loved the little spider monkeys!...More

Thank Jodie S
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Tong C
27 August 2018|
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Response from morka119 | Reviewed this property |
You do not have to buy tickets in advance, though it may be cheaper if you do, as tickets sometimes also include return bus fare & if it’s busy you are guaranteed entrance, though when I went it wasn’t busy... I bought my... More