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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

#1 of 2 things to do in Halifax Features Animals
760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
+1 717-362-9126
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Up close and personal

Loved the wildlife experience because you were able to interact with them without an enclosure... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Donna S
via mobile
A day out with my daughter sister and great niece.

Lake Tobias is amazing.we took the girls on the Safari tour they loved it. The food there was good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peggy B
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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“reptile house” (53 reviews)
“petting zoo” (117 reviews)
760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
+1 717-362-9126
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved the wildlife experience because you were able to interact with them without an enclosure. Watching the baby emus was especially delightful!

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lake Tobias is amazing.we took the girls on the Safari tour they loved it. The food there was good and not too expensive. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Peggy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My children are 10 and 7, so in between the categories. We all had a blast. My son loves sloths and was delighted to see one so up close. My daughter's favorite part was the petting zoo. The goats kept trying to eat her shirt...More

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove a little less than an hour and a half to get there. Totally worth the drive. We decided to walk around first and save the safari for last since we had been in the car for so long. We have 2 children (2...More

Thank ShannaB103
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Lake Tobias Wildlife Park so many times I have stopped counting. We gave our 5 year old the choice between Lake Tobias or Knoebels. He choose Lake Tobias and I was thrilled. I love this place. The animals are well cared...More

Thank Rebecca G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is s great destination. The animals have well kept habitats. The park is clean and the staff is friendly. The cost is extremely reasonable. The area it is located in is beautifully rural and makes for a nice Sunday drive. After your visit, head...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time here, and we are already planning our next trip! There are so many different animals to see, and you can take a ride on the air- safari tour- which we loved! The place has lots of picnic areas with playground...More

Thank Amy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful location with acres of woods, grasslands, trails, ponds all around the zoo. I saw children of all ages here, although strollers were tough to move in a few spots. Quite a bit a walking, with loose stones, it might be tough for some. The...More

Thank Teeko93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met family there bc it's an hour away from both of us in the middle. We always have a good time at Lake Tobias. It's a beautiful property. I love that it's inexpensive and you can bring your own food to picnic at tables. Parking...More

Thank singlejess1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Keep in mind that leak Tobias is not a zoo it is a wildlife park. We went there thinking it's probably another Backwoods place with the usual animals same old same old. Wow, what a surprise! We started off with the Safari ride which was...More

Thank Susan H
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Are there feathered friends up close and personal. One member is terrified of birds, chickens, emu peacocks etc
17 June 2017|
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Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
Emus come right up to the bus on the safari. There are other birds roaming freely but they don't tend to come right up to the guests......
Hi,how much time should we plan to spend here?Do the tour wagons have canopies,or are you riding in the sun?thanks
5 August 2016|
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Response from Denise L | Reviewed this property |
Expect to spend about 3 1/2 to four hours. Bring plenty of sunscreen the bus canopies are open!
Will my 18 month old be able to get on safari ride?
19 May 2016|
Response from Kristin S |
Yes! Our son was 20 months and rode without an issue, and there was a 1-year-old on the ride sitting across from us. No problem at all. In fact, our son threw his pacifier overboard at one point, and the guide went off the... More