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African Lion Safari

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Address: 1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
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+1 519-623-2620
10:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

Go "On Safari!" and get CLOSER than you ever imagined to over...

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 Elephant Round-Up. Enjoy the 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! Open daily from May 7 to October 10, 2016

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African lion safari

Took my son's family of 5. Gorgeous day. The water park was a big hit. They loved the misters to walk through. Even rode on an elephant.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my son's family of 5. Gorgeous day. The water park was a big hit. They loved the misters to walk through. Even rode on an elephant.

Thank dmorrison4768
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend going to the tour bus. It's a great place and fun. I think it's about an hour or so. You get to see lions, monkeys, giraffes, and even ostriches! It's a fun trip to go with family and especially when you love animals. Overall, I think you should come to this safari and experience all the great things... More 

Thank doglover m
Durham, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and do, take the tour bus not your own car as animals can damage it. If you do take your vehicle keep the windows closed.

Thank chickandbeast
Port Dover, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son loves animals and we were traveling with my grandparents who do not like to partake in long walks. So we decided to come here for some fun with them because we knew that they could stay in the vehicle and not have to do a long walk! The day started off for us with checking out the elephants... More 

Thank thecandorcompany
Brampton, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got these tickets from another person we found on Kijiji. Posted them for half the listed price on the website. We currently live in Hamilton, only a short 10 minutes to the actual exit to go to African Lion Safari. Due to the nature of the park, its very far from civilization which is very nice. Its a enjoyable... More 

Thank Gabriel S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- Visited at least four times - Very good for families and children - Entrance fee was expensive. Yet, this is a seasonal place, and they might have been able to lower fees if it's open year-round - Elephants Show was nice - The lions area crossing was great! - Elephants swim not very nice. My little ones believe that... More 

Thank Kal5590
Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This autumn we took our kid to the lion safari and were not disappointed. The facility itself is very outdated but the park with the animals are where it's at. Remember, well fed wild animals get huge and these Lions, Rhinos and so many other animals are awe inspiring. Go see some beautiful wild life before really poor people kill... More 

Thank MatthewDaniel84
Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very interesting, kids liked it a lot. It was fun to see all these wild animals. Elephant bathing was fun to see too.

Thank LanaYYC
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

An excellent one for a day out with family especially to introduce younger children to the bigger animals on the food chain, from a distance. If you enjoy photography, it's your place to capture your favorite animals in their natural moods. Lion Safari has some great shows to do with birds of prey, elephants !,and some exquisite interactive birds from... More 

Thank Loveen G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Every time I visit the African Lion Safari, I am amazed at the changes made to the park and am quite pleased with their progress! As I walk around viewing the Birds and Animals that aren't included in the Tours, they seem to pay me more attention than any one else. At the Elephant Exibbit, they were all in the... More 

Thank Janice W

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