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The Lazy 5 Ranch

Features Animals
15100 Hwy 150 East, Mooresville, NC 28115
+1 704-663-5100
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Great Drive-Through Safari Experience

This drive-through safari is a great way for a family to spend a few hours. I love loading up... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joel H
Loved it!!

My husband, 7 year old grandson and I stopped here on our way to Florida on Friday September 22... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hagerstown, Maryland
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“water buffalo” (28 reviews)
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15100 Hwy 150 East, Mooresville, NC 28115
+1 704-663-5100
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This drive-through safari is a great way for a family to spend a few hours. I love loading up friends and family is our old truck so they can get up close and personal with the various animals along the way. If you have a...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband, 7 year old grandson and I stopped here on our way to Florida on Friday September 22 around 10:00 a.m. We got three buckets of food and drove our car through. On that day and time, we were the only people going through....More

Thank SugarMagnolia923
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Lazy 5 for many years and we love it every time! We used to take the kids when they were young and made awesome memories. Now we go back with them as adults or with other adult friends (a must do for...More

Thank ghrnc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time. We did the ride through first, then parked and walked around. Cool variety of animals. They had a corn play area for the kids (so cool) a pumpkin shoot (buy the small pumpkins for $1), free Smore's and a large hay stack that...More

Thank Tiffanee23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started out with the wagon tour of the park, then drove our car thru afterwards. The wagon tour is by far the better way to go, as the horse driver gives commentary about the animals and some personal stories or quips thrown in. Passengers...More

Thank C S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a blast taking the wagon ride at this wild animal park. The driver was a lot of fun and we got up close and personal with a lot of the animals there without getting our car scratched. It's worth the money you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great for adults and kids. My husband was as excited as our daughter to feed the buffalo and giraffes. We called ahead and made reservations for the wagon ride. Here's why I don't recommend riding in your car. You can't go off road to where...More

1  Thank TranquilGardenMom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all 9 of us took the wagon ride. We were given a bucket of food each. They told us to hold it tight, the animal roam free and will just help themselves to any bucket. Ride was about an hour, we saw loads of...More

Thank laurelkoenders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my visit here. I learned a lot, had access to lots of animals and it was closer and cheaper than going to a zoo.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

My family had a great time here. We rode on the wagon instead of driving our car through. That gave us the freedom to get hands on with the animals and get some info from the driver about them.

Thank Shawna B
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5 August 2017|
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Response from paulH3980QP | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take the wagon as it wasn't running so we drove our own car. We bought a bucket of food for each of us, but ran out of food long before the end. I'd buy extra food next time as I really like feeding the animals.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Heidi H | Reviewed this property |
We bought 2 buckets for the 5 of us. we used smaller containers for the animals (sour cream, yogurt, tub butter size). That way if the animals knock it out of your hands (they do on purpose) you don't loose the whole bucket.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Wimzical307 | Reviewed this property |
This time of year is take the wagon. Also, if you have a newer, nice vehicle, definitely take the wagon. But, hold on tight to the food buckets. Those critters will go for them. 😀