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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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Best place to visit

This place is amazing we had our 22 year old daughter her boyfriend as well as our 16 year old and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amanda L
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Great day out

Had not been to African lion safari in a very long time . So when my 21 year old daughter said she... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Don M
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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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“boat ride” (114 reviews)
“birds of prey” (103 reviews)
“water park” (114 reviews)
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing we had our 22 year old daughter her boyfriend as well as our 16 year old and 8 year old and they loved this it was their fav part of the whole trip can’t wait to go back

Thank Amanda L
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Amanda, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you and your whole family enjoyed their day "On Safari!" There really is something for everyone :) We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had not been to African lion safari in a very long time . So when my 21 year old daughter said she wanted to go for her birthday we jumped at the chance and loaded up the family and off we went. What a great...More

Thank Don M
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Don, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your day "On Safari!" with your family -- and a "WILD" Happy Birthday to your daughter! We look forward to hosting you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a pretty fun outing, despite the fact that we had already been on safari in Africa. The most interesting part of the visit was with the baboons. One of them climbed on our vehicle (and urinated on it) but this part was also...More

Thank Edward W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park opened the weekend prior, it was pretty quiet, not many of the food kiosks were in operation during the week but that was ok. Well worth the extra dollars to go on the bus through the Safari. It was a great day!More

Thank MissBehavin1969
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello MissBehavin1969, Thank you for your review! Please keep in mind our admission prices are at discounted rates in our Spring and Fall seasons to account for the fact that some of our attractions operate seasonally. Although many of our food and retail kiosks may...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always enjoy our visit at African Lion Safari! They are great with their animals. The splash pad is great for children. It’s nice for us to get our feet wet too! You get to drive through the reserve and get a close up of...More

Thank Melanie B
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Melanie, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you always enjoy your visit "On Safari!" with us :) We look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We love African Lion Safari! Growing up my family went to African Lion Safari on a regular basis, now with my own family this will be our second year getting a season pass. Last summer we visited over thirty times! I first took my daughter...More

Thank Heidi T
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AfricanLionSafari, Public Relations Manager at African Lion Safari, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Heidi, Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you enjoy visiting us "On Safari!" with your little ones. Your feedback regarding your ice cream cone size suggestion has been forwarded to our Food Service Manager for review. Your interest in...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Regret going. Monkeys almost getting hit by cars and no shade for the deer. Animals deserve better than this

2  Thank JeniaToronto
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Driving through the animal areas is only just a part of what they offer. Kid’s playgrounds, a great little water park, petting zoo, animal shows and more. Driving so close to such amazing animals is hard to beat though. Food and treats are affordable enough.

2  Thank itsgeorgie
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This is a great family day trip, I suggest taking the tour bus instead of using your own vehicle to travel the different sections of the park. The monkeys will remove parts from your vehicle. While on the visit is fun to watch people who...More

2  Thank drvstr
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have been a couple of times. Love watching all the animals as you drive through African Lion Safari Great place for families

1  Thank debthiele2017
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Paighton S
26 May 2018|
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Response from AfricanLionSafari | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for the question. Yes, babies are welcome on our Safari Tour Bus (for free!). Please note that we do not allow car seats or strollers on our Safari Tour Bus as we do not have a way to secure them. For... More
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Danica R
11 May 2018|
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Response from AfricanLionSafari | Property representative |
Hello Danica, Yes. The only snakes on property are enclosed and/or with staff at our Wild Encounters area (seasonal) in Pets' Corner. Have a "WILD" day!
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