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Safari Wilderness

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10850 Moore Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809-9704
+1 813-382-2120
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Awesome!

Took my grandkids on the 1:00 tour. It was the first tour after Hurricane Irma, so we were the only... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Daphnepf
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Newport, Rhode Island
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Sunset Tour - Better than Disney!

My husband and I went on the sunset tour. We had a fantastic time! I literally came home and said... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stacey4iu
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Tours daily BY RESERVATION ONLY. 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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 05:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
10850 Moore Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809-9704
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+1 813-382-2120
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took my grandkids on the 1:00 tour. It was the first tour after Hurricane Irma, so we were the only ones on the tour. Our guide, Philip, was awesome!! He took a lot of time answering the hundreds of questions my grandkids asked. The tour...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went on the sunset tour. We had a fantastic time! I literally came home and said it was the best day ever! I would rather spend a couple hours here than anywhere else - it's better than Disney, Universal...I LOVED it!...More

Thank Stacey4iu
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our summer sunset tour. We are delighted to hear it was "the best day ever" and surpassed your experiences at the Orlando theme parks. We will certainly take your recommendation of an annual pass into consideration and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for something different to share with the family. We went on the sunset tour, it was a stormy night and it added to the magic of seeing so many amazing animals living in a very natural habitat. The guide was wonderfully full of information...More

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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our summer sunset tour, even in the rain. We look forward to welcoming you back -- perhaps for our pumpkin tours this fall! You might also want to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found Safari Wilderness completely by random search. I'm glad I did! Tour guide, Andy was very knowledgeable. My son and I enjoyed the face to face interaction with animals (Llama, Water Buffalo, Ostrich). All the animals seem well taken care of. I'm sure all the...More

Thank raquino29
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you found us! Thank you for the kind words, especially for calling out Andy who is a great ambassador for our animals. We hope to welcome you back soon or to our sister attraction Giraffe Ranch in Dade City.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great time & Emily (tour guide) was very knowledgeable! Great time as a couple or family. Fun riding on their tour bus & feeding the different animals.

Thank gkbj
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words about our summer sunset tours. We'll be offering a pumpkin tour this fall. You might also want to check out our sister attraction Giraffe Ranch in Dade City!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been the 5th your I've taken, but the first sunset tour ! My brother, from Illinois , was with me ! He had been on the day tour but wanted to go on the sunset tour! We had a most enjoyable time. Emily...More

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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We especially love to hear from repeat guests such as you. We are glad that you had such an enjoyable summer sunset tour. You might want to join us for our pumpkin tours this fall or experience our sister attraction...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to unfortunate circumstances, we had to miss the event. I needed to contact them on several occasions. Their response and help was suburb.

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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words on our customer service!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little worried at first. It is out of the way and super secluded! After seeing one too many horror movies my kids were spooked. Lol! But we we pleasantly surprised. Small groups. Very knowledgeable staff. Animals had plenty of room and were...More

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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are so glad you found us and felt the journey was well worth it! You might also want to experience our sister attraction Giraffe Ranch in Dade City.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed seeing and learning about the different wildlife. The sunset tour is great as it is not as hot. The guides were very knowledgeable and willing to help us learn!

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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the five-star review of our summer sunset tour. We'll be offering a pumpkin tour in the fall, so stay tuned for more details! You might also be interested in our sister attraction Giraffe Ranch in Dade City.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This superb experience is a once in a lifetime enjoyable adventure for my friend & myself. Given ponchos, we waiting a bit before starting - to allow the rains to let up some. Our riders/guides, Emily & Katie, are professionals with a gentle and kind...More

Thank BJT81
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Safari Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with the rest of the TripAdvisor community. We are delighted you had such a great time, even in the rain! We hope to welcome you back soon or to our sister attraction Giraffe Ranch in Dade City.

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10EH80
3 July 2017|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
Their bus
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HTannenbaum
18 May 2017|
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Response from Karen G | Reviewed this property |
No. All proceeds go into caring and feeding animals and maintaining the place. Don't even have an advertising budget. It's like a mini African safari
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Carl C
22 April 2017|
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Response from Robi H | Reviewed this property |
Each tour and each feeding has different rates. Also, Florida residents receive 50% off.
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