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African Safari Wildlife Park

#1 of 20 things to do in Port Clinton Features Animals
267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
+1 800-521-2660
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Feeding the animals

I took my Grandson and two neighbor boys. We had a great time driving through the park and feeding... read more

Reviewed yesterday
b0y0u
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Gibsonburg, Ohio
lots more animals now

I visited about 5 years ago. there seemed to be less animals in the walking part but more in the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
barbara460
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canton
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Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“drive thru” (99 reviews)
“pig races” (83 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
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+1 800-521-2660
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my Grandson and two neighbor boys. We had a great time driving through the park and feeding the animals, The animals come up to the car to be fed. There is a play ground at the park also. It is a great place...More

Thank b0y0u
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited about 5 years ago. there seemed to be less animals in the walking part but more in the driving thru area. so many new fawns that you need to be careful as they walk in front of car. staff were all nice in...More

Thank barbara460
Reviewed 4 days ago

Thankfully, we got a deal through Groupon for tickets to this safari park. If we hadn't gotten the discount, I highly doubt we would have gone through since it was a bit pricey. It was a nice visit. Yet, it did not live up to...More

Thank Scott G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you're an expecting an adult activity with wild animals this is not your place. If you have small children ages 10 and under this is an outstanding place to bring them. Feeding buffalo giraffe deer and Laube are from the car to a gentle...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I saw tickets advertised on Groupon for this, and it looked like a fantastic experience from the pictures, so I purchased tickets. When we got here, the line was backed up and we waited 15+ mins to get to the ticket booth(there were only 10...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very expensive. Bring a couple bags of carrots and save yourself some money. Nice interaction with most of the animals.More

Thank Lorraine N
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lorraine, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry to hear that your trip to African Safari was less than satisfactory. We do offer many discounts and coupons through our Facebook page and on our website under "Prices"...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Carterville, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first drive-thru safari and although I don't have another experience to compare this too this place couldn't get much worse. Pro: The animals look very healthy Cons: lines to get are long, animal habits are old and need redone, during peak times...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that your trip to African Safari was disappointing. We realize we are very busy during our Summer Season and do apologize for the wait time; we do our best to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I have been to this park many times. This year things are somewhat different and disappointing. My kids were really looking forward to taking a camel ride. Come to find out there is now a charge of $5 per child. So it...More

Thank JenniferK040
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi JenniferK040, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry to hear that you were not pleased with you recent trip to African Safari. We recently made camel rides available to adults and with that change came a fee. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my family and we all had a ton of fun. It was a very unique experience to have in a place like Ohio. Highly recommend!

Thank jjj1112
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi jjj1112, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are very glad to hear you and your family had a unique experience at African Safari! We hope to see you all back again very soon! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A neat place too go that is local.seen pig races.many variety of animals.birds also a place with a park kids can play at

Thank Jamey H
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jamey, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are very pleased to hear you had a fun experience at African Safari! We hope to see you back again this Season! :)

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dar0270
12 July 2017|
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Response from Sinatralis | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2 hours maybe 2 1/2. The drive through takes some time and then the petting animals will take time too.
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Rose T
21 June 2017|
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Response from Melissa A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are no restrictions on having your pet with you, as long as your dog can handle all the animals sticking their head in your car!
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Gina D
28 March 2017|
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Response from AfricanSafariWild | Property representative |
Hi Gina, By the second weekend in April, we hope to have the Walk-Thru Safari open to the public, weather permitting. In the Drive-Thru Safari, we also hope to have our Giraffe and other African animals out on exhibit, but... More
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