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African Safari Wildlife Park

#2 of 20 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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Exceeded expectations!

We went in with low expectations but our kids were squealing with delight! So exciting to see HUGE... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hurleyluv
via mobile
So Much Fun

Haven't until this point taken my 2 year old twin daughters to the Safari, but they love our local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennakrusich
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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.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“drive thru” (105 reviews)
“pig races” (84 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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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

We went in with low expectations but our kids were squealing with delight! So exciting to see HUGE buffalo and giraffes and elk come right up to your car and shove their heads in the window and eat from your hands. Definitely buy the annual...More

Thank Hurleyluv
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Haven't until this point taken my 2 year old twin daughters to the Safari, but they love our local zoos so I figured they'd enjoy it. Well, I was close...they LOVED it! The only downside is the hour drive or we would visit much more...More

Thank Jennakrusich
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have never heard my granddaughter (5 years old) laugh so hard and so often. My grandson (2) on the other hand was scared to death the first time we went through. We ended up going through 3 times and he also was laughing really...More

Thank yetti45409
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recently attended the park for the 2nd time an was very disappointed. Our first trip, last year, was great and while we needed to wash the car and vacuum it out afterwards we felt it was worth the trip. The kids loved it! This...More

Thank WkEndWarrior2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While on vacation in we went camping at the East Harbor State Park near the African Safari. Our grandchildren enjoyed seeing the animals and riding the Camels. We spent a couple of hours in the park to see everything. Nice place to take your family!

Thank boss284
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd like to first say is use Groupon. Saved a bunch of money. We got there an hour after they opened. Drove right in and was created by alpacas and llamas. Next stage is deer, elk and cattle. After that are the buffalo. They will...More

Thank Agreene4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I looked forward to this stop our entire stay in Sandusky!!!!! I fell in love with the Buffalo... He has no shame ( none of them do if we are going to be real and give an honest review) have you nummy ready or he...More

Thank sherridan1002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun for the entire family. We went early morning and had no wait. Talked to other people that said they went later in the day and had a 2 hr wait just to get in.

Thank Matthew M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A buffalo totally came in my window! The drive thru part was exciting, the walk thru eas an added bonus and I honestly wasnt expecting to see so many things and have such a nice time! Animal food was a little pricey, gift shop was...More

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

Hi Jami, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very happy to see that you had a WILD time at African Safari! We hope you will visit us again soon! :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're not afraid of a huge buffalo sticking its head in your car window, you'll be okay. We just kept our windows rolled up when a buffalo was near. We enjoyed feeding the alpacas and deer. It was later in the day and the...More

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

Hi ylantz, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very pleased to see that you enjoyed your experience at African Safari! We realize we our busiest times are on the weekends, and we are working on making this experience better! We...More

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April C
11 August 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
We drove thru twice which takes about 15-20 minutes each time.You can go thru as many times as you would like .We drove thru twice. The walk thru part also takes about 20-30 minutes. We did stop and take pictures. This... More
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dar0270
12 July 2017|
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Response from Sinatralis | Reviewed this property |
I would say 2 hours maybe 2 1/2. The drive through takes some time and then the petting animals will take time too.
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Rose T
21 June 2017|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
I would NOT advise taking a pet along unless they were caged. The animals do walk up to your car and put their heads into your car for food. A dog would be distracting to the animals and a potential hazard if they got... More
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