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Tanganyika Wildlife Park

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Address: 1000 S. Hawkins Ln, Goddard, KS
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+1 316-794-8954

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Great small zoo

Very well run zoo, a good selection of exhibits. Very easy to get around and there is no trouble getting a good view of the animals. You can interact with quite a lot of them at a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bruce G
Morecambe, United Kingdom
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well run zoo, a good selection of exhibits. Very easy to get around and there is no trouble getting a good view of the animals. You can interact with quite a lot of them at a cost. This is a good zoo for children as they are well catered for. All in all a very enjoyable day out for... More 

Thank Bruce G
Pueblo, Colorado
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went and had a blast, we got to pet Kangaroos, snakes. Getting really up close to the animals was great. Great family fun even with teenagers.

Thank Leslie R
Gardner, Kansas
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and son came here on 5/14/17. It was amazing to see so many animals up close and be able to interact with them! We fed giraffes, a pigmy hippo (which are a smaller breed of hippo); petted kangaroos, rode a camel, and saw lots of other animals, The animals seem to be well-cared for and the park is... More 

Thank Sarah L
Lawrence, Kansas
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing day! My wife and I have traveled and visited a number of zoos and animal sanctuaries over the past decade. We've been to big zoos and more moderate wildlife parks. But Tanganyika Wildlife Park was a wonderful surprise. This private zoo is relatively new and somewhat small, but this allows them to concentrate on conservation and stewardship.... More 

Thank KWohler
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Wichita for a Red Hat Convention from Canada and rented a car to go to this park. When we got there they were not opening for 2 more days they were getting ready for Halloween. So we asked if we could view the white tiger along the outer fence and were given the go ahead . When... More 

Thank Dawn B
Independence, Kansas
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Me, myself, my fiancé, our 8 month old daughter and a friend visited for the first time Wednesday. From the outside, it was my impression that it really didn't look like much. But boy, was I wrong!! We all did the Encounter Pass, which is 5 animal encounters and a souvenir photo at the end. It was close to $100... More 

Thank Chelsea684
Hazelwood, Missouri
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121 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This place is a must visit. They offer different types of entrance plans. We chose the General Admission $19.99, which gave you one "animal encounter" (this is via a coin they give you at purchase). Since I am not a big Zoo guy, I gave my encounter coin to my daughter. The daughter chose the giraffe encounter (she fed a... More 

Thank JrBill
Gallatin, Missouri
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

When we arrived shortly after 10am there was a small crowd waiting for admission. We waited about 30 minutes to buy tickets and get in. The first hour was okay, short waits for animal interactive activities. By the second hour the place was very crowded and wait times long. Throughout our visit staff walked around with different animals, so even... More 

Thank Melinda D
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121 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The first time that I visited there was on the grand opening. There is a lot for kids to do here. Many of the animals can be petted for the most part. I took my camera and had a field day capturing the monkeys and they're many poses, there's also several babies of the monkeys that are available for photos.... More 

Thank Keztat
Wichita, Kansas
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a very nice zoo they have a good variety. The animals are usually very active and the walk way is designed to give you a great view. They have several places you can interact with the animals feeding the lemurs the birds the turtles petting the kangaroos. My grands kids enjoy going there as much as I do... More 

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