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Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

#1 of 1 things to do in Varysburg Features Animals
2887 Royce Rd, Varysburg, NY 14167-9640
+1 585-535-4100
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We cannot put into words how special and amazing Hidden Valley Animal Adventure made our wedding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole M
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Buffalo, New York
a hidden gem

hidden in the hills of varysburg our own little zoo and gorgeous lodge--you have to experience this... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
heracr
,
Strykersville, New York
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The Adventure is closer than you think! Escape from the ordinary, and take a ride on the wild side at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. Get up close and personal with some of the world's most exotic animals in a breathtaking setting. It's an experience you won't soon forget. You can take a 55 minute guided trolley ride through our scenic park that features over 400 animals and 40 exotic species including zebra, camel, elk, ostrich, emu and more!Our tours and restaurants are wheelchair accessible!HVAA Restaurants•We have 2 restaurants on-site they are The Trailside Grill & Bar which is open whenever the public tours are running and The Lodge at Hidden Valley is a beautiful timber frame restaurant that is available for weddings and special occasions•The Trailside Grill & Bar is a quick service restaurant and is a great place to celebrate birthdays and all occasions.•enjoy the picturesque views and outdoor seating at our four season destination!•We are only 20 minutes off of the 400 in East Aurora, and 20 minutes off of the I-90 in Batavia and if you like to snowmobile we are located right on the trail in Varysburg, NY.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“water buffalo” (20 reviews)
“petting zoo” (36 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2887 Royce Rd, Varysburg, NY 14167-9640
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+1 585-535-4100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot put into words how special and amazing Hidden Valley Animal Adventure made our wedding. Cyndee is down to earth, organized, and absolutely fabulous to work with! She always had our best interests in mind – she worked with us to customize our menu,...More

Thank Nicole M
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your special day with us. We are very happy that you had the perfect experience for your big day. We strive to make that the reality for all our guests, and congratulations again

Reviewed 12 April 2017

hidden in the hills of varysburg our own little zoo and gorgeous lodge--you have to experience this --take a beautiful ride to the country --need i say more

Thank heracr
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very happy you had a good time and hope you will return for another visit.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

You will enjoy every aspect of the Hidden Valley Animal Adventure. Our family has been going there since it opened and have never been disappointed with the experience. You will be making memories that will last a lifetime.

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mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. It's great to hear that you are able to make such great memories with us.

Reviewed 9 April 2017

creativity and more fun on this train ride... make the train ride a learning expierence along with the teaching of locomotives

Thank Mike P
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you for reviewing us, but we don't have locomotives or a train ride. Is it possible this post was intended for another side or are you referring to our animal tour? If so, what would you like to see from our tour guides?

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Loved everything about this place and my grandchildren loved every minute. Very informative and enjoyed feeding the animals. Very clean and we'll run. We certainly come back to visit.

Thank Mary B
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you so very much. We are glad everybody is having a good time on their visits with us and we look forward to serving you again soon. Thank again for the review

Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

If you have nothing to do and you're looking for something different, you should go to hidden valley animal adventure. They do different types of activities around the holidays. You get to go around the park and feed the animals with the cup of food...More

Thank jtague94
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thanks for the good review. Our animals are of the non predatory type so we make sure we can be confident of them getting along. Thanks for coming out.

Reviewed 7 February 2017

first time visit with my sister in law. We stopped for lunch after a trip to Warsaw. Lunch was sooo good we wwanted to stay for dinner! We will be back.

Thank P C
mspowers1964, Public Relations Manager at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Very glad you enjoyed yourselves. Our Lodge restaurant is open regularly for dinner Thursdays-Saturdays from 5PM to 9PM. We do have some special events with differing hours. To stay up to date, please visit HiddenValleyAdventure.com

Reviewed 14 November 2016

Went in the spring and saw animals giving birth and new babies. Took a sleigh ride in the winter and saw animals in the snow and the tropicals in a barn. The ride was very beautiful and fcomfortable.

Thank anne h
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

We are so glad you had a good time with your visits and hope you will come see us again soon

Reviewed 21 October 2016

The restaurant food was very good. My party ordered everything from regular burgers to water buffalo & bison. The wait staff was very friendly & the service was fast. I loved the animal tour ride that they gave & the tour guides were informative &...More

Thank FyreGal043
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thank you for your kind words. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the experience and the food in the Trailside Grill. The Water Buffalo and Bison burgers are a little different than regular beef burgers and are actually a little healthier, but we make them...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016

what a setting! extremely well maintained. safari and petting zoo fun for the whole family. highly recommend the adventure!More

Thank Kristen M
mspowers1964, Marketing Director at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

Thanks for your review. It does take a little bit to get to us, but it is a pretty drive, especially during fall foliage time. The Safari Tours are complete for 2016, but we hope winter visitors come out for dinner any Thursday, Friday or...More

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Katie D
What age child is this appropriate for
16 April 2017|
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Response from mspowers1964 | Property representative |
we hosted families with infants and car seats without any issue
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larabe
Hi about how much time would you spend there
28 February 2017|
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Response from mspowers1964 | Property representative |
Sounds about right
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cecustard
Hello, may visit next week. Does Hidden valley have a picnic area? Or is there one nearby? Thanks
29 August 2016|
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Response from mspowers1964 | Property representative |
There isn't a designated picnic area, but there area numerous tables to take advantage of strewn throughout the area.
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