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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

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760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
+1 717-362-9126
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Great park/zoo!

I kept hearing about this place from friends, so we decided to take a trip and check it out. I had... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
State College, Pennsylvania
This is an amazing zoo

The best part about this zoo is that the animals are not kept in tiny cages they have huge fields... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Logan C
via mobile
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760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
+1 717-362-9126
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I kept hearing about this place from friends, so we decided to take a trip and check it out. I had heard about the safari tour and I would definitely recommend it, my kids absolutely loved being able to get so close to the animals...More

Thank TravelG27
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The best part about this zoo is that the animals are not kept in tiny cages they have huge fields to Rome free. The safari is also a great the animals eat right out of your hand. I would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Logan C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Fabulous time! Everyone in the family enjoyed it. The zoo has some great animals in it. The petting zoo was great fun for the kids (goats, donkeys, a camel, llamas, etc.). The safari ride was fantastic. Sue, our guide, shared lots of information about the...More

Thank relique2005
Reviewed 14 August 2017

While a bit out of the way, Lake Tobias was a highlight of our trip. The safari ride took us in the midst of a wide variety of animals, many of whom we got to feed and touch. There were a lot of babies, both...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We saw this place listed in a travel brochure. What a great find! We arrived when it opened, that process could use improving. You need to pay at the gate which slowed down the lines especially with school buses involved. Once inside they have great...More

1  Thank R2798ZTjenniferg
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Located just outside Halifax Pa . lots of animals to see on tour in old school buses with tops cut off guides are very knowledgeable about the animals. picnic area and concession stands. Veteran get in free. Other family members must pay. It is a...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have a hard time believing how many people like this place. I think it is simply awful. The safari is a joke. The poor animals are on display having food thrown at them, which you have to pay for. There is no roof on...More

2  Thank PottstownTurtlelover
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Took my 3 grandchildren, ages 2,4,6. It was a wonderful experience! The open bus tour was awesome. One may feed the animals (they come up to the bus)....everyone was smiling! The tour guide was excellent! In fact....ALL the staff all thru the Park was very...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We discovered Lake Tobias a couple of years ago. We enjoy coming here time and time again. One of our favorite activities is riding the safari. The elk come right up to the bus and you can pet them and feed them. You can also...More

Thank jenniferbT7848CG
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had a great time yesterday for a 2 year old's birthday. Nice animal park, small zoo, petting zoo and safari ride. Air conditioned reptile building. Very reasonably priced, adult admission was $13. Clean park, picnic pavilions, snack bars, handicap parking. They are expanding park...More

Thank stevendale
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
Emus come right up to the bus on the safari. There are other birds roaming freely but they don't tend to come right up to the guests......
6 August 2016|
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Response from Denise L | Reviewed this property |
Expect to spend about 3 1/2 to four hours. Bring plenty of sunscreen the bus canopies are open!
19 May 2016|
Response from Kristin S |
Yes! Our son was 20 months and rode without an issue, and there was a 1-year-old on the ride sitting across from us. No problem at all. In fact, our son threw his pacifier overboard at one point, and the guide went off the... More