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African Safari

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Address: 2-1755-1 Ajimumachi Minamihata, Usa 872-0722, Oita Prefecture
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Was considering between taking the bus and doing a drive through. Did not regret taking the bus as the animals come up close for feeding. The commentary and instructions are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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67 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Was considering between taking the bus and doing a drive through. Did not regret taking the bus as the animals come up close for feeding. The commentary and instructions are mostly in Japanese but one can look at what the other riders are giving the animals to make sure you give the correct food to each animal eg the lions... More 

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Yomitan-son, Japan
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34 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great opportunity for the family to experience being up close and personal with wildlife in a setting more appropriate for wild creatures than restrictive zoos. Two admission options give you a choice between driving your personal vehicle through the wildlife zones or riding an open-air caged bus and hand feeding the animals through the bars. As we visited on an... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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83 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Expensive entrance fee which the park does not have anything much except some kangaroos which you can't feed, same monkeys and donkeys and hamsters to carry. Pay another fee to get on safari truck to feed the wild animals. This is rather fun as there are tigers and lions to feed, but for the price we paid it is not... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

A special zoo which offers close encounter with animals. Can feed animals with food provided and definitely a perfect place for kids. You can even choose driving your own car into the animal zone but feeding is not allowed. Fun experience and definitely a recommended place to visit

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The lions with their bad breath when taking the meat from the tongs. The eagles stealing the meat from the tong meat for the lions. The elephant showing their displeasure by blowing their trumpet. Bear, giraffe, cheetah roaming freely. All this in the safety of a caged vehicle. Safe place with escort/patrol jeep at every stop. Vehicles go thru different... More 

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singapore
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

It was an easy drive, around 45 mins to the safari. It would really help to save you time if you reserve the animal feeding bus ride in advance. You can do so via their website. The reservation is free. We reserved the 12pm ride and reach the park at 11.30am. Without the reservation, we would have to take the... More 

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Tel Aviv
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55 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This is an amazing place. First of all, book the special bus. You will be seated back to back, about 20 people on a bus, and you get a tray with animal food and explanations which animal eats what: meat to the lions, oranges to giraffes etc. Then you go into the safari in the most organised 1 hour tour,... More 

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Kumamoto, Japan
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46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Although the pictures available from web look very exciting, you will see everything from inside cage. 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... More 

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Hong Kong
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1,333 reviews
517 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 554 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

You and your family are in the cage. And thankfully so. When they open their mouths, be sure to hold your breath. They stink a natural stink. Food tray not enough for a good feating, but they like the variety. I've never been so close to an open lion's mouth, it was a humbling experience. Kids would love this. Take... More 

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Usa, Japan
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Kids enjoyed a lot and it's lot of fun and buy carrots and they eat and kids loving feeding the animals. The zebra and giraffe is also the best part

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