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Safari West

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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Escape to Africa by way of Sonoma County…Come discover the Sonoma Serengeti. The classic African safari is a trip of a lifetime for intrepid travelers from around the globe - and, it is closer than you think! The entire Safari West experience is a kid-friendly adventure for families to enjoy together. Our tours are designed to educate guests of all ages and we have found that families are truly inspired as they learn from and share with one another. At Safari West we strive to actively promote conservation and environmental education concepts to our guests, whether they are with us for an hour or a week. The whole experience at Safari West is one of building connections and making discoveries; getting back to basics and enjoying the profound simple pleasures of family and nature that are all too often overlooked. If anything is “not to be missed,” it is that sense of serenity one finds while gazing at graceful giraffe nuzzling her newborn or the surge of raw adventure while witnessing an energetic herd of wildebeest galloping across the horizon. Overnight lodging is also available - the true 'glamping' experience!
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3115 Porter Creek Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-9655
+1 707-579-2551
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not know what to expect at Safari West since I had really never heard of it until my Father-In-Law booked a trip for myself, husband, and his daughter, her husband and their 3 kids. What an experience! And who knew Santa Rosa housed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I planned a trip to Safari West for my son's 12th birthday in October. However, the fires that ravaged the Sonoma County, understandably, caused our trip to be postponed. Even with the devastation that the area, and undoubtable the staff as well, were going through,...More

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Jared P, Guest Relations Manager at Safari West, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for this kind review. We count ourselves truly blessed to have the fans and supporters we do. I'm really glad you and your family were able to reschedule and very appreciative that you chose to do so. The bird you mentioned...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

After the devastating fires, and seeing it on the drive up, we didn't know what to expect. When we arrived, the staff were superstars! Our tour guide was really knowledgeable and friendly and answered our young children's questions with patience. Hearing the story of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been on safari before so decided to take out-of-town family on safari. When we saw they were serving Thanksgiving dinner that seemed an easy and convenient option for our large group. We were all surprised at how good the food was as well....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Fiancé and I were so excited to hear that their weren’t any animals hurt in the recent fires... We had a great time here and were ecstatic that we visited this place in the “slow season.” Their weren’t any overwhelming crowds and we still...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our whole family loved Safari West - young and old alike! You will not be disappointed! The animals survived the recent fires - a blessing for all of us.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our family to Safari West when visiting Northern California. It is important to make a reservation prior to visiting the site. We visited just a short time after the horrific fires in Santa Rosa and were amazed to see that this place was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the Thanksgiving event this year and loved being able to stroll around the areas where many of the colorful and entertaining birds are kept. A different holiday experience for sure! The food was good too, I especially enjoyed the mashed potato. Worth it!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous Food! Fantastic atmosphere - Staff was SO professional, helpful, yet totally unintrusive. We had a family party of 20, and EVERYONE enjoyed the experience :) The animals were SUCH a bonus, and given the events of this year, we felt so honored to celebrate...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very courteous and friendly staff and a nice collection of wildlife. Good for a one day getaway away from the city!

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10 December 2017|
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Response from MatthewThomas | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was at 10:00 am. The giraffes were out and moving around. My wife thought they were the highlight of the tour.
9 October 2017|
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Response from Diana L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the cabins are plenty warm.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Marlene E | Reviewed this property |
It is 40 - 60 degrees, comforters on beds. Mornings are cold shower water was not heated. Could be a beautiful day or it could rain, that's CA. I don't think they do refunds but are willing to change dates. If you are... More