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Wildlife Safari

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“petting zoo”(38 reviews)
Wildlife Safari is a non-profit AZA accredited zoological park dedicated to conservation, education and research since its inception in 1972. Wildlife Safari is a fun-filled family destination where you can view over 500 animals in their natural...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1790 NW Safari Rd, Winston, OR 97496-8610
+1 541-679-6761
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All reviews drive thru petting zoo animal encounters feed the animals car window bison animal lovers gift shop own pace natural habitat all ages train ride animals seem take pictures a lot of fun southern oregon whole family
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt this safari got fair number of animals. The way it was organized was good. My 5 year old nephew enjoyed a lot. We visited in winter, so animals were not that much active, and saw few animals. May be in summers it will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PrapullaChandra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wildlife Safari has both an area where folks can walk around to various enclosures for a wide range of animals as well as an excellent drive-through area of several miles length with an even wider range of wildlife - from lions, tigers, and bears, to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peter l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Both the car tour of the property and the special encounter with animals were very interesting and lovely. Although the scheduled tours with the lions, mane wolves, cougars, and hypos were geared toward multiple guests, only my friend and I joined and we had essentially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BD_Y1974
Reviewed 16 December 2018

I was given two tickets and tickets for two "encounters" so we headed out as soon as the weather cooled.This is a great place. The animals are fairly close to the car so you can get some great pictures. We went to the lion and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gingersnaps527
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We go to Wildlife Safari every year with our grandson. It is our special place to take him; he loves it and so do we. It is a place for every age group. Driving through the park with the animals roaming free is amazing. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank susandK1436ZW
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We took my teenage son and his friend. You must buy the feeding cup!!!! Made the trip! So many laughs and good memories. Fun for all ages.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rachaeloconnor75
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I really loved seeing the grizzlies up close, but one of them and the tigers were pacing. The other bear was laying on his paw on the log and looked like he was about to start tapping his claws on the log with the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It cost $69. and some cents for two seniors one 10 year old and one teenager, BUT WORTH every dolled!!!! We must have spent at least 2 hours driving around seeing lots of animals, from all over. There was lots of space to pull over...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SuzanneLG
Reviewed 3 October 2018

TripAdvisor you have the wrong location on this same review which should not be Rufus , Oregon but is located in Winston , Oregon , please change it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aprildoornbos
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Animals walk right up to your car and you can feed them. The giraffe encounter was amazing and something you dont always get to encounter on the west coast.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sarah C
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7 December 2018|
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Response from trouthook69 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can come and go
29 October 2018|
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Response from 123Gary2018 | Reviewed this property |
The cats and bears are in very large fenced areas. Much better than a zoo but not nearly as cool as in Africa. The only people who can touch them are trainers. I believe the cheetahs are tame enough to have a photo op if you... More
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Response from averyfamily3 | Reviewed this property |
There is a walk through area where animals are in smaller habitats. As well as a petting zoo area. They do not have kennels that I am aware of. You can find their phone number on their web sight bearizona It is a nice... More