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Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
Ranked #39 of 286 things to do in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch is an African Safari, Texas-Style. View and feed more than 500 animals representing over 40 species from all over the world in the comfort of your own car. Since 1984, 450 acres of rolling hills, creek beds, and magnificent oak trees that make up the safari drive-thru in the scenic Texas Hill Country has been open to the public. Additionally, the Walk-A-Bout area features several bird and primate species, a Petting Barn, the Safari Camp Grill, and the Safari Trading Post gift shop. The Texas Land Heritage Property, recognized and certified by the State of Texas for being used for agriculture by the same family for over 100 years, is proudly diversified over generations into a source of education and conservation of endangered and threatened species.
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

First I think that they should charge per car not by person they are not doing anything special to charge per person. The tour it self was ok I would not recommend visiting during spring break we had to wait 1hr and a half, once the tour got started it was ok some animals were out and came up and personal with us, they gave us feed for the animals but when the staff comes around they throw the good food for them and the animals run to them and leave the visitors just watching. It’s nice to not get out of car while seeing the animals and the petting zoo was food for the little ones. But it’s to pricy for what they offer

Thank Jibarra8
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"petting zoo"
in 230 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 117 reviews
"drive thru"
in 74 reviews
"car window"
in 37 reviews
"stick their heads"
in 32 reviews
"food pellets"
in 22 reviews
"drive through safari"
in 20 reviews
"buy extra food"
in 20 reviews
"baby goats"
in 19 reviews
"extra bags"
in 16 reviews
"hand feeding"
in 13 reviews
"guide book"
in 13 reviews
"love animals"
in 18 reviews
"gift shop"
in 74 reviews
"whole family"
in 29 reviews
"great for kids"
in 12 reviews
"fun experience"
in 18 reviews

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Going to the Wildlife Ranch was certainly the highlight of our trip! We received a discount on our admission because we have a military ID card. It’s pricey! $22/adults, $13.50 for kids 3-11(i think), and under 3 is free. You get two bags of feed for free. You’ll want more so buy it at the admission booth.
You’ll travel through various areas in the park and the animals come directly to your car to eat, straight from your hand. Beware of the ostriches and emus, they will grab your finger skin along with the food!
If you need it to be a quicker trip, there are two different spots you can opt to take a shorter version. Today people were stopping for a long time so it increased the trip time. You can pass stopped cars as long as you aren’t endangering the animals.
Afterwards (or before the safari) there is a walk about area with a petting zoo, a gift shop and a place to eat. Halfway through the trip, there is a place called the Sweet Spot, which is your one chance out on the “safari” to stop for restrooms or a snack.
My kids loved this park and my 2 year old now wants to feed every animal she sees!

Thank kotam32
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

My grown son, 38 and my grown daughter, 28 and I all went to the ranch today. We received a discount because my son is a Deputy Sheriff, it still totaled 57.00. I expected way more than we saw. I do not mean any disrespect to this ranch, I am grateful these beautiful animals are being taken care of but not one came close to our car, there were not that many varieties and quite frankly, I feel as if we literally gave away 57 dollars for a hour ride at most. Extremely disappointed and I would not recommend this ranch. I understand that it takes money to run such an operation, but charging per car, not per person perhaps would be the best way to go.

Thank gayletraver1961
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Loved the drive. The giraffes are awesome. A lot of animals moving around and we got some great pictures.

Thank Travel606250
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The animals are all loose here and you drive right through their habitats. Some will come right up to your car hoping to be fed. It takes about 1.5hrs to drive through, but you could probably take much longer.

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