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The Wilds

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I'm Wild about The Wilds (yeah, not real inventive right?)

Our family (wife, two teen boys, grandma, me) came here on a staycation day trip. We made our... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Columbus, Ohio
Day at the Wilds

Awesome day! We did the open air safari. The highlights were seeing a week old baby giraffe ,a... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Akron, Ohio
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

You will not be disappointed if you stay in a yurt, it is glamping. It was neat seeing the stars in the sky and hearing the wildlife activity in the middle of the night. You will get discounts if you book the yurt with one...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Our family (wife, two teen boys, grandma, me) came here on a staycation day trip. We made our reservations in advance online; I'm glad we did since it was busy that day. It's out in the middle of nowhere, but they have signs. Your GPS...More

2  Thank Buckmarko
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome day! We did the open air safari. The highlights were seeing a week old baby giraffe ,a rhino chasing a herd of onagers ,and an ostrich trying to eat bolts off of the bus! Exciting fun filled day enjoyed by all! The guide was...More

1  Thank sharonrose584
Reviewed 19 July 2018

You have no idea what "a middle of nowhere" means until you visit the Wilds... You look around, and you can see all the way up to the horizon... and there is nothing there! A total wilderness, just grass, plants and animals. You ride a...More

1  Thank BuckeyeAdventures
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We took the open air safari tour on a saturday. It was not over crowded. You can sit anywhere in the bus to enjoy the views, as the bus is designed such way. The guide as mentioned was very helpful and informative. As this was...More

1  Thank boo3dmax
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Wow! What a wonderful afternoon in the sanctuary. We got to experience many types of animals, some I had never heard of. And feed rhinos! Who knew how sweet they were?! Taffy the giraffe was so endearing and friendly! I learned so much about the...More

1  Thank mary e
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We have been to the Wilds many times, Our Kids actually do the Summer Camp there (which if you are debating this camp- your KIDS will LOVE IT). Always Friendly Staff, knowledgeable, and willing to go the extra mile. The open AIR Safaris are quite...More

1  Thank RobTorres
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We did the open air safari tour and had a great experience. Our guide was awesome. Plan for plenty of time before and after you scheduled tour time to look around. We were an hour early, but didn't have enough time to look around. Parking...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

My family spent a great afternoon at The Wilds. The safari is amazing. You can get really close to animals that you might otherwise only see on another continent! The guide was very knowledgeable. Parking was convenient - restrooms were available. The gift shop was...More

1  Thank EpicRoadtrip2018
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Had a great trip to The Wilds and an over night stay in a Yurt. The Yurt was fun, well equipped with A/C and or heater if it would have been cooler temps. Lovely shower and restroom facility. The yurts have an outside porch with...More

1  Thank bevk673
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4 September 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
They like you to be there 1/2 before your schedule visit.
31 August 2018|
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Response from M S | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own water on board. The Wildside Tour (pickup truck tour) provides you with water. The tours all stop at the Carnivore Center, where you can buy a snack and drink if you want, and also use the restroom.
31 August 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are bathroom and drink breaks or you can bring your own.