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Safari West

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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. Our tours are designed to educate guests of all ages and we have found that families are truly inspired as they learn from and share with one another. At Safari West we strive to actively promote conservation and environmental education concepts to our guests, whether they are with us for an hour or a week. The whole experience at Safari West is one of building connections and making discoveries; getting back to basics and enjoying the profound simple pleasures of family and nature that are all too often overlooked. If anything is “not to be missed,” it is that sense of serenity one finds while gazing at graceful giraffe nuzzling her newborn or the surge of raw adventure while witnessing an energetic herd of wildebeest galloping across the horizon. Overnight lodging is also available - the true 'glamping' experience!
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“walking tour” (100 reviews)
“tent cabins” (57 reviews)
“stay overnight” (51 reviews)
3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw many animals and learned a lot. The tent cabins were fantastic and the food was delicious. I would go again.

Thank marshashinnick
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day at safari west. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. The animals were amazing to see as well as the beautiful property. You can tell how much everyone cares for these animals. Worth the time and the money.

Thank ChattaGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was wondering if this place will even be open considering the devastating fire that engulfed the area in October 2017. Luckily, they survived (thanks to the owner staying back and using garden hoses to fight back flames to save the animals) even though you...More

1  Thank Prakash N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Grandkids were speechless- staff did an incredible job maintaining the overall experience despite the recent fires!

Thank Carole H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an unusual attraction that I'd never heard of until the fires (which missed it)...You and about 7-8 others tour the very spacious grounds in a safari truck guided by a naturalist who points out (if you can't see beyond the end of your...More

Thank MarkSS1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't tell you how highly I recommend you taking your family on this tour! We ate lunch at their buffet, then set out on the tour. EXCELLENT is the best way to wrap this up, don't miss it. We would have liked to stay...More

Thank makjms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my husband here as his Christmas Present. It was absolutely Wonderful! We began with a one hour walking tour of animals that were not out in the open range. Then the next 2 hours was a safari type ride of the safari west...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place, our guide Leslie was friendly and knowledgeable. We had a great time. It was interesting and well maintained.

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Thank kristenb118
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a family of animal lovers to this nice location in Santa Rosa. It survived the ravages of the wildfires earlier in the year. It is a mixture of smaller cages with a variety of smaller animals, birds and monkeys with open fields of...More

1  Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely worth the cost. The animals are well taken care of and you experience seeing them in a natural habitat, happily roaming within their area. You get to see a huge array of cool animals up close, including the open-jeep tour portion through a big...More

1  Thank Nickole R
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16 January 2018|
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Response from sallymNewYork | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of the best time of year The walking portion is really flat , short and easy. I think there were some benches along the way-hope it helps a bit.
10 December 2017|
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Response from kellih859 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question!! Hope your visit was great!! They are active all the time as I am sure u figured out.
9 October 2017|
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Response from Diana L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the cabins are plenty warm.