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African Safari Wildlife Park

#1 of 19 things to do in Port Clinton Features Animals
267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
+1 800-521-2660
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Not fantastic for the price

My hubby and I went here for an afternoon and were not hugely impressed. We have been here in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kendall M
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Struthers, Ohio
via mobile
Carrots are golden!

So much fun feeding the animals and listening to the monkeys. We went early as they opened and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Micheaster
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Shanghai, China
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Drive-through safari park features more than 100 acres of land where hundreds of rare and exotic animals roam free in simulated settings.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“drive thru” (99 reviews)
“pig races” (83 reviews)
“bison” (118 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-3851
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+1 800-521-2660
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My hubby and I went here for an afternoon and were not hugely impressed. We have been here in the past and I think it has gone downhill. 80% of the animals at the drive through are alpacas or deer and a lot of the...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So much fun feeding the animals and listening to the monkeys. We went early as they opened and the animals were ready for the handouts. We had a 6 year old with us and he was a bit scared so maybe nobody too young who...More

Thank Micheaster
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came up to the lake for the day while visiting my family. Had 2 young children with us who really enjoyed it. We're able to roll down windows and feed animals as you drove through. Both kids really enjoyed this.

Thank Eric F
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Eric, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are glad to hear you and the kids had such a fun time! We hope you come visit us again soon! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware of water buffalo with massive pointy horns! Six inch long scratch on car. Funny for kids and good memory but unless I am driving a rental with insurance I wouldn't risk another visit.More

Thank ChrisPuntaCana
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi ChrisPuntaCana, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry you had less than a satisfactory experience at African Safari. To minimize the possibility of scratches we recommend holding the cups away from your vehicle when feeding, that may help!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! You get to feed the animals from your car, its so neat! and let me tell you, they like to be fed! some of them take the cup and all. ha ha! I do think its a bit pricey, 5.00 for each...More

Thank Melissa A
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear your experience at African Safari was a lot of fun! To help with the cost of admission, we offer several different discounted tickets and carload specials on our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Animal tried eating my car!!! Very nerve racking. I'd suggest taking a crap car!! Too many animals! Enjoyed zebras and giraffes. But too crowded in certain areas!More

Thank Samantha W
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Samantha, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear that you didn't have a completely satisfactory visit to African Safari. We understand that feeding the animals in the Drive-Thru can become overwhelming. If the Drive-Thru every becomes...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I are traveling across country to South Dakota and stopped in Port Clinton. We included this place using a Groupon for $8, instead of the regular price of $33. That is what it is worth. The experience was fun, but no giraffes...More

1  Thank Clint B
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Clint, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry to hear you did not have a completely satisfactory visit to African Safari on your way through town. Our regular priced admission is $21.95 for Adults 7yr +, so we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place!! You buy cups & food at the gate and feed the animals from your car! It's awesome!!

Thank Paul F
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad to see you had a WILD animal experience at African Safari! We hope to see you back this Season :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, first and foremost, I love this place. I did visit Groupon while planning our visit but decided to pay full price, sort of as a contribution, since I am sure it's not cheap to run that type of business. It was well worth the...More

Thank OnesthatareWilde
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi OnesthatareWilde, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so incredibly happy to hear you enjoy your experiences at African Safari. We do apologize about the soft pretzel and will be passing this information onto our Kitchen Staff to ensure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here in the past and really enjoyed ourselves, however this time just did not measure up and was completely under whelming! First, one of the things my granddaughters were looking forward to were the pig races which are advertised on the brochures,...More

Thank kkcole55
AfricanSafariWild, Guest Relations Manager at African Safari Wildlife Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi kkcole55, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are very sorry to hear that as a past Guest, you did not find your most recent visit to be satisfactory. Due to unforeseen circumstances this year, we are no longer offering...More

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Rose T
Can we have our dog in the car while we drive thru?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Melissa A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are no restrictions on having your pet with you, as long as your dog can handle all the animals sticking their head in your car!
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Gina D
Hello, we are thinking of visiting the second weekend in April. Are most of the animals on the drive thru safari out then? Which attractions are closed?
28 March 2017|
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Response from AfricanSafariWild | Property representative |
Hi Gina, By the second weekend in April, we hope to have the Walk-Thru Safari open to the public, weather permitting. In the Drive-Thru Safari, we also hope to have our Giraffe and other African animals out on exhibit, but... More
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Katlovessun
How much does the feed and treats for the animals cost?
11 March 2017|
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Response from AfricanSafariWild | Property representative |
Hi Katlovessun, Our cups of animal grain feed are $3 per cup, and our 1lb bag of carrots are $5. We do not permit any outside food to be fed to the animals, so make sure to buy food for the animals only at the Park!
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