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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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Birthday Visit

The park was not so busy when we went in September. The animals were all out and visible. We opted... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Barrie, Canada
We had a great day!

We went in early September after school started. Great in three ways. The park rates dropped, the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hamilton, 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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1386 Cooper Rd, Hamilton, Ontario N1R 5S2, Canada
+1 519-623-2620
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Reviewed yesterday

The park was not so busy when we went in September. The animals were all out and visible. We opted to drive our own vehicle through the park and glad we did as we got some great shots up close. Great visit overall to the...More

Thank christine3106
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went in early September after school started. Great in three ways. The park rates dropped, the weather was cooler (which made the animals more active) and hardly any crowds. Our grandsons loved the park, the animals, the shows, the train ride and we even...More

Thank Anne6521
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every single year it is tradition to go once in summer to African lion safari. We love seeing the animals and love being able to see them walk around our car and be that close to us. With that being said this year a car...More

Thank zash222
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always wanted to take a tour of this site and I finally did in July, 2017! It was better than I had anticipated! The animals are plentiful and very interesting. There are also shows and activities for all ages, and even water slides, pools,...More

Thank s2ngel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a very well run operation, everything was clean and all staff were very knowledgeable in the area they worked

Thank michaelbQ168AO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lions walking across the road! Baboons jumping on your car!! Elephants, giraffes, zebras, elk, and so much more!! Worth the stop!! Make sure you see the elephant swim ! This is for all ages! And if you do not want to take your car on...More

Thank Tanya T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a great experience for the kids and that's where it ends. Food is disgusting and expensive so take a lunch!

1  Thank Mags M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I took my 8 & 10 year old niece and nephew to experience Wake Up the Wild and what an outstanding experience. We were treated amazingly by the excellent staff. The early morning tour took us behind the scenes to watch the lions eat their...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day at the Safari! The bus ride through the animal 'pens' was a lot of fun, the kids loved seeing the lions, rinos and giraffes pass right in front of them! The shows were entertaining and informative. Beautiful big water park, activity centre, etc....More

Thank TaylorRS
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We have wanted to go here forever. Finally we have a day, Tuesday after school is back in. There were zero line ups, we drove right in. It was about 75$ for 2 adults. There are 2 areas to the park, you can drive or...More

3  Thank Claudette S
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Humphrey O | Reviewed this property |
You’ll pay at the gate before you park your car.
Susan T
20 August 2017|
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Response from SHS818 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! There is a pavilion by the pond for the elephant swim, but a few round tables closer to the water. Go there for prime spot to watch the elephant swim. However when we were just there we sat under the pavilion just... More