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African Lion Safari

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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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After 23 years finally visited this place!

Well this place is definitely worth a visit! Took me 23 years to do it and I'm so glad I did! So... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2016
Cezar B
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Vaughan, Canada
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We had free adult entrance passes we redeemed our air miles points for, so only had to pay child... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2016
jenbenn
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London
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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 Elephants & Friends. Enjoy the twice 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! African Lion Safari is open daily from May 6 to October 9, 2017
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“water park” (169 reviews)
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Well this place is definitely worth a visit! Took me 23 years to do it and I'm so glad I did! So what you need to know: You can take your car Do not avoid the monkey trail! They don't really care about you or...More

2  Thank Cezar B
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We had free adult entrance passes we redeemed our air miles points for, so only had to pay child fare. We took the bus around the animal park which was nice. We had a tour guide, talking the whole time. It was nice to be...More

1  Thank jenbenn
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The African Lion safari was by far a main highlight in our recent trip to Ontario. We had wanted to go for many years and now, having been there we wonder why we hadn't gone before this. get your passes at a reduced rate through...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Since our last visit there have been some additions,most notably the splash pad, but the rest is still pretty much the same stuff. Quite an expensive day out but worth it if you have never been. Biggest draw back, and the reason I only gave...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Drive your car through open fields with exotic animals. Roads are well marked and staff in trucks are always close by. The baboons were fun. One jumped on the car in front of us and hung on for about 10 minute slow drive. Another one...More

Thank JCorm
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

Love this place. We go almost every year. We use to take the bus tour but since we now know all there is to say about the animals we love to drive through. It's great being able to go your own pace. We went on...More

Thank AlliCatBlues
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The guided bus tour of the six habitats is fantastic. The owner of the safari believes that humans should be in cages and the animals should be able to roam free. There are so many species of animals and wildlife there. The staff are knowledgeable...More

Thank MonaLisaTS
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Fantastic getaway not far from Toronto (only a 55 mins drive). The place is very well managed, even on a very busy day as I went there on a long weekend. Drove through the 9 KM trail in my own car, excellent experience, need not...More

1  Thank Chakshu S
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Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

One of the best places I have seen for families.. Kids of all ages.... Something for everyone.. Their water park for the young ones is one like I have never seen.... Some things for just 2 and under... Take a picnic or not... Plenty of...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

we arrived early and should have gone on the bus tour first before the animals got to hot. baboons were entertaining sitting on a lot of the vehicles going through. elephant swim and elephant intro was good too. thought an extra $10 per person to...More

Thank jan-falls
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Wendy P
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A good 3 or 4 hours is good.
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Pinkkiki
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Response from Robin U | Reviewed this property |
You pay admission when you drive in.
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Response from SHS818 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is a pavilion by the pond for the elephant swim, but a few round tables closer to the water. Go there for prime spot to watch the elephant swim. However when we were just there we sat under the pavilion just... More
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