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Safari Wilderness

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Address: 10850 Moore Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809-9704
Phone Number:
+1 813-382-2120
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09:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari...

Have you ever dreamed of going on an authentic safari? At Safari Wilderness, you will enjoy fresh air year-round as enormous birds soar overhead. Our knowledgeable and experienced guides will tour you through 260 acres, interacting with huge herds of wetland exotic species, Watusi cattle, and Haflinger horses in custom safari vehicles, fitted with shade canopies and stadium seating. Or book a camelback or horseback game viewing safari tour. A llama trek is also available. Indulge your senses in a ring-tailed lemur feeding. Safari Wilderness is a Florida agritourism project. Located 6 mi. north of I-4 between Orlando and Tampa in an expansive and pristine wilderness area. Tours daily BY RESERVATION ONLY.

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Fabulous outing!

Excellent...the staff were wonderful in taking their time to help educate my 5 year old grandson...he is still talking about his camel "Smokey"...The staff are very enthusiastic... read more

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Brooksville
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Brooksville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent...the staff were wonderful in taking their time to help educate my 5 year old grandson...he is still talking about his camel "Smokey"...The staff are very enthusiastic about their jobs and the safari park! We adopted a guinea pig!

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Grandville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The experience was so cool because you got so close to the animals and you got to feed some. They gave you time to enjoy the experience and the very knowledgeable guide answered all your questions and gave great information on the animals.

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Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the Canopy Tour and thank goodness we did. It started raining heavily at the end of our tour! Our tour guide Emily was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and she had a great sense of humor. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience there and loved the variety of animals they had on the ranch. It was even more satisfying to see... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Safari Wilderness is everything advertised and more. No one has better animal interactions. The staff are helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. The additional lemur and guinea pig feedings were so much fun! This is an experience not to be missed.

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Plainfield
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was great. A lot of fun, close up animals. The guide was knowledgeable. Walking tour at the end of the safari. We learned so much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this experience! Almost like a "real safari". Friendly and knowledgeable staff, healthy, well cared for animals, and well worth the reasonable price. We took the vehicle tour with Art and enjoyed every minute! It is surprising to us that local people...We are staying in Dade City...have no idea that this wonderful place is right here in their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I did the vehicle safari with my 11 yr. old daughter and we both loved it. The tour lasted 2 hrs. in the vehicle and another 1/2 hour for the walk by the entrance and it went by very quickly. Our tour guide was very friendly and informative. We saw so many animals on the property and learned so much.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our Safari Wilderness experience was excellent. The guide was very knowledgeable and it was fun feeding the animals from the customized vehicle. We also had fun hand-feeding grapes to the lemurs afterwards. I highly recommend it as a one-of-a-kind experience. You won't be disappointed.

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Northfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stopped here to pass some time on our way to a cruise out of Tampa. It's a little off the beaten path but totally worth the drive! Feeding the animals was incredible! We couldn't believe how gentle they all were eating out of our hands! We got up close and personal with lemurs, llamas, camels, water... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a fantastic two and a half hours on a guided tour of this attraction. They have over 500 animals from over 50 species. The safari is divided into different areas, each including animals from different regions. The tour starts in Africa, then moves to Asia...and each area has animals that are native to its region. The staff are... More 

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