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Safari West

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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Safari West Sonoma Admission and Jeep Tour
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Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. Our tours are designed to educate guests of all ages and we have found that families are truly inspired as they learn from and share with one another. At Safari West we strive to actively promote conservation and environmental education concepts to our guests, whether they are with us for an hour or a week. The whole experience at Safari West is one of building connections and making discoveries; getting back to basics and enjoying the profound simple pleasures of family and nature that are all too often overlooked. If anything is “not to be missed,” it is that sense of serenity one finds while gazing at graceful giraffe nuzzling her newborn or the surge of raw adventure while witnessing an energetic herd of wildebeest galloping across the horizon. Overnight lodging is also available - the true 'glamping' experience!
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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Reviewed yesterday

Best experience! Visited for my son’s 12th birthday and had a blast! Will definitely visit again and stay overnight.

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Reviewed yesterday

We spent two nights at Safari West and couldn't have asked for a better experience. The animals are amazing, the staff is great, the accommodations were wonderful and the food very good. it is an amazing place

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place. This is a must see. Great attraction. You take a tour on a vehicle on the property viewing all of the animals. Food was fantastic. I've been 5 times and will return

Thank toohuge
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came for a tour, over night stay and the dinner. The tour was great, the double decker jeep was special, the tour was very informational, we got real close to the animals and were even worried about getting wet from the giraffe's drool! The...More

Thank WingCC
Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I had the best time at Safari West! The animals are amazing, the tour guide full of information and great personality, plus a friendly staff made it a wonderful experience. It's family friendly and beautiful environment.

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Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not far from Santa Rosa sits an excellent zoo called Safari West. Riding on top of a Jeep and getting extremely close up views of African wildlife sure made this a pleasant visit. There are plenty of "dry" areas during the trip, but I haven't...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

No doubt, amidst wineries, quaint towns, and any number of attractions vying for your hard-earned $$, Safari West should be at the top your "must do" list. It was a total pleasure. Our guide, Richard, was a wealth of information and fun. Don't miss this...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took my twins for their 5th birthday and had a blast. Much more fun than the zoo. They loved riding on top of the safari truck and were thrilled to see the baby giraffes so close up. The adults enjoyed it just as much. We...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed this very much. Our guide John was very knowledgeable and likable. We particularly enjoyed getting up close to so many of the animals. You could almost touch them.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to Safari West, Santa Rosa on September 10th with our friends. It was a great experience & it met & exceeded our expectations. The tour guide Karen O'Conner is wonderful. Thank you, Karuna

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2 September 2017|
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Response from Marlene E | Reviewed this property |
It is 40 - 60 degrees, comforters on beds. Mornings are cold shower water was not heated. Could be a beautiful day or it could rain, that's CA. I don't think they do refunds but are willing to change dates. If you are... More
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4 August 2017|
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Response from davidcS7931MF | Reviewed this property |
Four is the stated age but if they are mature, well-behaved and can sit patiently in the jeep then I would imagine they would be okay. My just-turned four-year old was better behaved than some of the other kids on our tour.
6 June 2017|
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Response from lsn2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think you would have to take Lyft or Uber to get there - it's not really near anything where a regular bus route would run. You can also spend the night there.