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African Lion Safari

#1 of 37 Outdoor Activities in Hamilton Features Animals
1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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A little expensive for me!

The park is definitely meant more for kids than for animal lovers. I wish I could have just paid... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Fun day for adults and kids

My wife my daughter and grandchildren went to AFS a week ago and had a wonderfull time .We have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tillsonburg, Canada
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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
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The park is definitely meant more for kids than for animal lovers. I wish I could have just paid for the animal safari drive through the park and skipped the rest. The drive through its self was awesome! The rest of the exhibits are either...More

Thank Winry526
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife my daughter and grandchildren went to AFS a week ago and had a wonderfull time .We have not been there for over 20 years and of course many things have changed ,notably the wading /waterpark . The kids had a great time at...More

Thank rparry1980
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was more involved than I thought it was going to be. We had only planned on spending 2-3 hours but spent a bit more than that by the time we looked at our watches and we didn't even see everything. We started with the...More

Thank Mathew M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed my trip with my granddaughters school. Everything was as expected, clean and well set out. Will return.

Thank jgrant9
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wasn't expecting much at the park but I'll have to tell you it was a fantastic day. Well worth the money spent when you consider employees having to be paid and upkeep of the park and keeping the animals fed! My fiancé, 6 year old...More

Thank Emmadja
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This review is from a Grandpa's perspective. It cost $176 to get in. It cost another $20 for the bus ride through the park. So, $200 for one adult, two seniors, one child and one infant. Hint: The compete set up in the park, is...More

1  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed ourselves...paid a little extra to take the bus through wildlife preserve...glad we did as we watched the baboons take light covers off cars 😂....friendly knowledgeable staff, informative shows about birds and other animals...water park area for kids to enjoy.

Thank BC_chrisQ
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place to see animals close up. Educational. My 5 yr old grandaughter had a blast. A bit pricey but I understand why. Animal upkeep and grounds maintenance is probably expensive. Along with research.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit and again not disappointed. Arrived early to beat the rush however got stuck in traffic while on the drive safari. Re roads during that portion are in need of repair but I am sure not to many people are willing...More

Thank westjetjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were headed to Hamilton and planned on staying overnight, so we decided on a last minute trip to African lion safari. It was my husband and I and our three young children. I hadn't been since I was a teenager and my husband has...More

Thank Tracy O
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Kory K
2 July 2017|
Response from mlc5556 | Reviewed this property |
I assume so - summer is busy because there is a water park for kids.
17 March 2017|
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Response from paradise_nature | Reviewed this property |
Well take your time ..the animals aren't that aggressive, however the lioness was sure fiddling with the rear bumper of the car in front of us
24 September 2016|
Response from aliemac | Reviewed this property |
Because it is cooler, they will likely be more active.