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African Lion Safari

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Address: 1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-623-2620
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

Go "On Safari!" and get CLOSER than you ever imagined to over...

Go "On Safari!" and get CLOSER than you ever imagined to over 1,000 exotic birds and animals that roam free in seven large Game Reserves! Your full day of family adventure begins as you set out on a "trek" along 9km of Safari Trail in your own vehicle or aboard a guided, air-conditioned Safari Tour Bus. See a pride of majestic lions, graceful giraffe, a crash of rhino, and many more animals from around the world! After your "safari" through the Game Reserves, set out on a walking tour of the grounds and enjoy exciting bird and animal presentations featuring Parrot Paradise, Birds of Prey Flying Demonstration and Elephant Round-Up. Enjoy the daily Elephant Swim, Pets' Corner, "Nature boy" scenic railway, "African Queen" boat cruise, Discovery Centre and Jungle Playground Areas. Cool off in the newly-expanded Misumu Bay Wet Play interactive water adventure zone where kids can stroll through sprinklers, spouts and stream jets, trek under rain trees and tumble buckets, and interact with gadgets, gizmos and geysers! Open daily from May 7 to October 10, 2016

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Must do the drive in park, to be that close to the animals and only glass separate you is beyond amazing experience. Waterpark was a delightful surprise.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 November 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Must do the drive in park, to be that close to the animals and only glass separate you is beyond amazing experience. Waterpark was a delightful surprise.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of fun for the whole family. Enjoyed it with our kids. No vehicle damage but the monkeys were having a field day with the truck in front!

Thank Jane S
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Once inside, take your time to drive around zones for sighting different animals from the comfort of your vehicle. When we approached a pride which resting on the rock structure artificially made for them, one of the eager lioness approached the car in front of us and rubber its paws on bumper. Immediately it was summoned back by the vigilant... More 

Thank paradise_nature
Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It felt very authentic. The animals looked healthy and happy and touring the site by riding along the Safari's tour bus allows you sit back and enjoy all of the tranquility that the Safari has to offer without worrying about driving or potential damage to your vehicle. Plus, you get wonderful views and pictures while also learning about the animals... More 

Thank Derrick B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was a lovely day. The greeters at the gate were polite, helpful and informative. The grounds were clean and well maintained. One thing we wish we would have known because it had been so long since our last visit was the length of the walk to the Elephant area. The driver of our tram was knowledgeable and not afraid... More 

Thank Mary M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have two children ages 2 and 4. We have gotten season passes for two years in a row. The splash pad is pretty awesome. To be honest the attractions like bird paradise, elephant show, burds of prey are great, but get a little old after seeing them 5 or 6 times as they never really change. They gdiscounts on... More 

Thank Johnnie1972
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

fun waterpark for kids in the summer. short trainride around the park,interesting bird show and animal trick show

Thank Jack66M
Hamilton, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Splash pad was awesome. Seeing the animals made my nephews day. Great experience. The value was great. Definitely recommend it

Thank A7960DDsteveb
Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great family day out we make sure to go once a year can be a little pricey but I think it's worth it They have a great cafeteria and food and treat stands throughout the park not to much walking great informative animal shows put on by staff elephant shows and a huge splash park during the summer season All... More 

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Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We arrived as a 2 bus load group, a little long to check in and get through the gates. There are so many things to see and many of the attractions have certain times that you can see the presentation so plan your day to accommodate the shows. We did not see too much of anything on the riverboat cruise.... More 

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