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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

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Address: 760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
Phone Number:
+1 717-362-9126

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The friendliest place on Earth

Keep in mind that leak Tobias is not a zoo it is a wildlife park. We went there thinking it's probably another Backwoods place with the usual animals same old same old. Wow, what... read more

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Susan H
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47 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Keep in mind that leak Tobias is not a zoo it is a wildlife park. We went there thinking it's probably another Backwoods place with the usual animals same old same old. Wow, what a surprise! We started off with the Safari ride which was far beyond our expectations. Animals are so friendly it blew our minds. We actually got... More 

Thank Susan H
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there with my daughter and 3 year old granddaughter and we had a great time. Lots of animals to see even lions, tigers, monkeys and we didn't even go up to the petting zoo to see additional animals. The open bed safari "bus" allowed us to observe the small groups of animals up close and personal with the driver's... More 

Thank Deb S
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for Mother's day based on the offer of a Safari Ride and some animal exhibits. Honestly, we were not expecting much considering the location (rural PA). However, we were blown away. First off, there is ample parking (free) and entry is pretty cheap (plus free for Mil). Once in, the park is pretty large and very well maintained.... More 

Thank Krisjand R
Edgewood, Maryland
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park was a great place to spend the day with family. It was so much fun going from one part of the park to the other, with more to see. It was great getting up close and in front of the animals- feeding them and petting them. Both the kids and the adults had so much fun!... More 

Thank Dawn S
Halifax, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to visit in the summer! I go every summer with my family and I have memorized the park map! Great park for all ages! As a member of the Halifax community, I enjoy the safari ride.

Thank Donovan R
Millersburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The safari ride section has been updated. The reptile house is definitely worth stopping in .45 minute drive from the city of Harrisburg.

Thank Katrina D
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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189 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is the ULTIMATE destination for any animal lover of any age, young or not so young! I love, love, love how beautifully cared for these animals are. You can see it in their eyes...they're genuinely happy and you can tell they are loved on and treated beautifully which makes this animal lover so trilled to promote such an awesome... More 

Thank Donna S
Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I was looking for something different to do with my five year old son. My mom and I decided to try this place since we heard a lot of great things about it. We had a great time looking at all the different animals. The safari ride is a must. It was our favorite part of the trip.

Thank Kristin D
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lake Tobias has always been a favorite of locals. The safari rides are great. We always sit up front in hopes that one of the big animals will come close. The Tobias family is great by always giving back to the community. They are very welcoming to all visitors - always a good time. Try a Buffalo Burger when you... More 

Thank johncpaul
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I cant say enough about this wildlife park. All the buildings are clean and well kept. The food is really good. The animals are all kept in large enclosures. They all are very well cared for. Some of the enclosures are so big with so much for the animals to do that you cant see them which is great for... More 

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