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The Wilds

#2 of 2 things to do in Cumberland Features Animals
14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH
+1 740-638-5030
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Great short getaway!

My husband and I stayed in one of the yurts in nomad ridge. The experience was amazing and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katie G
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Safari with elderly parents

Beautiful area, 10,000 acres! Well with the trip. Jessica our tour guide was new and went above and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carmel, Indiana
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“Great short getaway!”
3 days ago
“Safari with elderly parents”
14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH
+1 740-638-5030
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I stayed in one of the yurts in nomad ridge. The experience was amazing and the accommodations were much better than we both expected. We booked a wildside tour as well and got to see the rhinos up close and feed the...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful area, 10,000 acres! Well with the trip. Jessica our tour guide was new and went above and beyond to make our trip special. It started to rain as our tour ended, so she took us down to our car. The regular tour is in...More

1  Thank paulalR368BC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed in a very nice, clean yurt on Nomad Ridge. Overnight included dinner and breakfast the next morning. The food was better and more than I expected. A very relaxing evening and a very entertaining and informative tour the next morning. Would highly recommend as...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second trip to The Wilds, and I was not as impressed as the first time. I felt that the tour was too long - lots of driving and not many animals to see. Maybe it was the time of year, but many...More

1  Thank snpkelley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This open safari is located about 45 min east of Columbus. We ordered ticket online for 10 am and they recommend to come half and hour earlier since you have to take a shutter bus from the parking ($6) to visitor center. This place is...More

Thank Nanthawan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the Grand Yurt and did the open air safari tour the next day. The Yurt was wonderful, spacious and very clean. It was an interest experience. The Safari tour brought us up close and personal to several rhinos and...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time at The Wilds! My husband and I stayed in one of the yurts and were amazing at how great the staff was and how wonderful the meals were. Our open air safari started off a bit rough due to weather...More

1  Thank Nicole D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 12 year old daughter and I loved our two hour guided Winter Wild Tour. The tour's expense is worthwhile for the once in a lifetime chance to see rare and beautiful animals with many new babies. In a natural setting. We look forward to...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This was a really cool experience that I thoroughly enjoyed. It was exciting to see many animals that you would not normally see (in the Midwest of all places). Not to mention that I was able to see animals like giraffes and rhinos up close...More

Thank Therzz91
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I attended The Wilds for the first time on a field trip with my 8 year old. He begged me to return with his brothers so they could experience it too. It's educational but fun at the same time. An enjoyable day with my family....More

Thank Spring S
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Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant child?
4 May 2017|
Response from Andrea L | Reviewed this property |
I just spoke with customer service at The Wilds. She said only infants in a carrier attached to the parent is free. All others are the same price as adults. The infant cannot be in a hand carried seat as it would take up... More
Where do you park your car when staying in a yurt? Where is breakfast and dinner served? Is it walking distance from the yurt?
8 April 2017|
Response from lisa s | Reviewed this property |
Good question - I accidentally parked at the bottom of the hill - this is where the busses come in - you need to follow directions / signs to the Wilds, and go to top of hill and park above the yurts....there is a yurt there... More
I see where some people have done a "behind the scene tour" in addition to an open air tour. How can I book a behind the scene tour?
6 April 2017|
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Response from Columbus_Zoo | Property representative |
We would recommend the Winter at the Wilds Tour (taking place now through April 30) or Wildside Tour (starting May 1) for a more interactive experience with the animals including rhinos and giraffes. There is no guarantee... More