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African Safari Wildlife Park

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267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
+1 800-521-2660
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fun for all ages

Second time back to the park and still as enjoyable as I remember. I would recommend driving an... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Linda G
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Columbus, United States
Great Family Fun!

This was a great time for all. We drove through twice because the first time was so much fun. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Revluc99
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Canton, Michigan
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Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“drive thru” (105 reviews)
“pig races” (84 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
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+1 800-521-2660
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Reviewed yesterday

Second time back to the park and still as enjoyable as I remember. I would recommend driving an older car and definitely not a rental since the animals are a bit unpredictable. We had one chewing on our window strip because we were told by...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed yesterday

This was a great time for all. We drove through twice because the first time was so much fun. The walking zoo part was very nice as well. Highly recommended.

Thank Revluc99
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were able to drive through the Wildlife Park seeing Alpacas, Deer of several kinds, Moose, Texas Longhorns, Bisons, Zebras, have several cups of grain and several pounds of carrots with unlimited rides through the park for 3 adults and one child for 66$. We...More

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Thank Deanna A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommended driving an older car if you go on the safari. More about the vehicle later. We purchased our season pass on a discount site which will allow us to visit some other parks/zoos in the next year either for free or at...More

Thank notenuftravel2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our daughter and mother-in-law to this drive through safari park because our daughter had been begging us to go. I am so glad we went. It was a wonderfully fun experience. We laughed as the buffalo slimed our windows and screamed when we...More

Thank Tammy W
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tammy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear you and your family had a WILD time at African Safari and made some memories with our wonderful animals :) We look forward to seeing you back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a little disappionted they didnt have that much of a variety in animals. We've been to parks like this before and they had more different kinds of animalsMore

Thank cdaisy820
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi cdaisy820, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear your experience at African Safari with our animals was not completely satisfactory. In the Drive-Thru, we have over 20 different animal species represented, with only 2 of those...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were disappointed in our visit to the African Safari Wildlife Park in mid September last year when a lot of the exhibits, educational shows, pig races and camel rides were closed for the season. We visited the walk-through area of the...More

Thank Lorrie C
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lorrie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you and your husband loved your return trip to African Safari! We have been working very hard this year to improve our Park, especially the Walk-Thru...More

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Ohio
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early in the morning is best. Animals seem less hungry and more lethargic as the day goes on. Zebras giraffes lots of deer bison. The older kids just screamed and had a ball as they fed the animals from the window. The younger kids enjoyed...More

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AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you and your family had a great experience at African Safari! We hope to see you back again! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect with this, the walk through area was small and fine and the drive through was crazy! At first it was just an alpaca feeding frenzy but as you get farther into the park there is deer and some elk....More

Thank Amber B
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Amber, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear you had a WILD time at African Safari! If you hold the cups far outside the window, the animals won't stick their whole head inside the window. The...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This African Safari Wildlife Park is really a wonderful place to go! It's full of fantastic things to see and wonderful animals to feed and enjoy! I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

Thank MimiAdvise
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi MimiAdvise, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy to hear you had a great experience at African Safari! We look forward to seeing you back again! :)

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April C
10 August 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
We drove thru twice which takes about 15-20 minutes each time.You can go thru as many times as you would like .We drove thru twice. The walk thru part also takes about 20-30 minutes. We did stop and take pictures. This... More
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dar0270
12 July 2017|
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Response from Sinatralis | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2 hours maybe 2 1/2. The drive through takes some time and then the petting animals will take time too.
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Rose T
21 June 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
I would NOT advise taking a pet along unless they were caged. The animals do walk up to your car and put their heads into your car for food. A dog would be distracting to the animals and a potential hazard if they got... More
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