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African Lion Safari

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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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a very well run operation, everything was clean and all staff were very knowledgeable in the area... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Very cool!!

Lions walking across the road! Baboons jumping on your car!! Elephants, giraffes, zebras, elk, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tanya T
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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 Elephants & Friends. Enjoy the twice 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! African Lion Safari is open daily from May 6 to October 9, 2017
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“birds of prey” (102 reviews)
“the bus” (218 reviews)
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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Reviewed 2 days ago

a very well run operation, everything was clean and all staff were very knowledgeable in the area they worked

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lions walking across the road! Baboons jumping on your car!! Elephants, giraffes, zebras, elk, and so much more!! Worth the stop!! Make sure you see the elephant swim ! This is for all ages! And if you do not want to take your car on...More

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a great experience for the kids and that's where it ends. Food is disgusting and expensive so take a lunch!

1  Thank Mags M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my 8 & 10 year old niece and nephew to experience Wake Up the Wild and what an outstanding experience. We were treated amazingly by the excellent staff. The early morning tour took us behind the scenes to watch the lions eat their...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day at the Safari! The bus ride through the animal 'pens' was a lot of fun, the kids loved seeing the lions, rinos and giraffes pass right in front of them! The shows were entertaining and informative. Beautiful big water park, activity centre, etc....More

Thank TaylorRS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have wanted to go here forever. Finally we have a day, Tuesday after school is back in. There were zero line ups, we drove right in. It was about 75$ for 2 adults. There are 2 areas to the park, you can drive or...More

2  Thank Claudette S
Reviewed 1 week ago

as a youngster went on school trips thru the african lion safari,lots of pictures,wild animals and such,i suggest everybody stays inside there vehicle or else danger will come about.

Thank Elvis B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

took our 6 yr old daughter! Had a great time! The elephant swim is amazing! The shows were fun. The tour in the bus with the animals was informative and fun. Bonus you are able to bring in your own food! Save in cash since...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've always wanted to go on a safari so was excited when I came across this place on a stay in Niagara Falls. The drive through the park is nice and it has a lot of great activities for children. We went as a couple...More

Thank Kimberly C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day. I recommended going after labour day to avoid the crowds. Our daughter is 3-1/2 and liked the boat ride, train ride, playground and animals. The only downside to going after labour day is the splash pad is closed.

Thank ahespeler
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Susan T
20 August 2017|
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Response from SHS818 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is a pavilion by the pond for the elephant swim, but a few round tables closer to the water. Go there for prime spot to watch the elephant swim. However when we were just there we sat under the pavilion just... More
Judith J
17 August 2017|
Response from westjetjoe | Reviewed this property |
It's open regardless of the weather, during the summer. Plan your trip accordingly.