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Safari West

#1 of 96 things to do in Santa Rosa Features Animals
3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Safari West Sonoma Admission and Jeep Tour
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Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. Our tours are designed to educate guests of all ages and we have found that families are truly inspired as they learn from and share with one another. At Safari West we strive to actively promote conservation and environmental education concepts to our guests, whether they are with us for an hour or a week. The whole experience at Safari West is one of building connections and making discoveries; getting back to basics and enjoying the profound simple pleasures of family and nature that are all too often overlooked. If anything is “not to be missed,” it is that sense of serenity one finds while gazing at graceful giraffe nuzzling her newborn or the surge of raw adventure while witnessing an energetic herd of wildebeest galloping across the horizon. Overnight lodging is also available - the true 'glamping' experience!
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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
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Reviewed yesterday

Having spent some time in Africa I was impressed. It was in the 90's but there was plenty of shade and umbrellas were even provided. The animals seemed well cared for and the assortment of wild birds like flamingos and ibis were really nice. It...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience! Good for kids AND adults. Can't wait to bring family along next time. Lunch was delicious as well!

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Thank leslie311
Reviewed 2 days ago

I am going to be a veterinarian and this trip was more than just fun it was informative and the tour guides actually loved what they were doing. It wasn't a guide that was bored and just talked to get it over with they were...More

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Thank freddy1155
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful time at Safari West. We actually did the package where you go on safari, have dinner that night, and then spend the night "glamping" in one of their tent/cabins. We enjoyed every bit of it. The most impressive part top us...More

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 3 days ago

We opted for the 9:00 am tour to beat the heat. My granddaughter and I loved the experience. The guide was very informative and truly enjoys his job. I'm glad we took the first tour of the day because the animals were out eating. Later...More

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Thank dmeubanks
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our granddaughters had a great time. It is a fun place for young children. The only complain I have is when we took the tour, only couple of giraffes and zebras were out. It could be due to the weather. Kids were a little disappointed...More

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Thank Weilu L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was awesome. Very attentive. We saw lots of animals, but not as many as expected. The giraffes were so awesome and my husband and I got a great selfie with one.

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Thank erica4511
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easy to find parking easy check in easy. Arrived at 3:00 Safari at 4:00. Even though it was 85 out and we rode on the top of the Jeep it was not too hot plenty of shade along the way and breezes. Our guide Angel...More

Thank FastGirl39
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was our second trip to Safari West and it never disappoints. The animals are so unique and rare and the tour is always fun. We had a great visit!

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Thank Christine M
Reviewed 5 days ago

An awesome experience! We enjoyed quality service, accommodations, excellent food and beautiful weather The staff was friendly and knowledgable, especially the tour guide, Paolo

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AmitaKamat
how can i reach Safari West from San francisco, if I dont want to drive?Or how do I get to Santa Rosa from SFO, and then to Safari west from any of the hotels in Santa Rosa?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Vic B | Reviewed this property |
yes, Uber would be your only option if you don't drive. It is way in the boonies..
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JLipari
I was wondering if it is worth the trip to just spend the night and not take the safari tour. Can you still see the animals? My children and 4 and 2, so it wouldn't be possible to do the classic safari anyway, but I know they would love to see the animals.
27 May 2017|
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Response from Jared P | Property representative |
Good morning! My name is Jared and I'm the guest relations manager here at Safari West. While it's not all that common, we do have guests spend the night here and forego the safari tour. The giraffes are in view and you'll... More
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Karen D
After you make reservations on line how do you check in with teens and middleschoolers?
12 May 2017|
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Response from Jared P | Property representative |
Good morning Karen, My name is Jared and I'm the guest relations manager at Safari West. Karen B is exactly right. When you arrive at our facility, you will find a building at the top of the parking area. This is the front... More
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