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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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Hidden gem near Central Pa!

We had our first visit here yesterday and loved it. We had never heard of Lake Tobias before. Its... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
lalagirl78
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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Up close and personal

Loved the wildlife experience because you were able to interact with them without an enclosure... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Donna S
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Indianapolis
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“reptile house” (58 reviews)
“petting zoo” (134 reviews)
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760 Tobias Dr, Halifax, PA 17032-9474
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"reptile house"
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"petting zoo"
in 134 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 53 reviews
"safari ride"
in 108 reviews
"day trip"
in 37 reviews
"open air bus"
in 12 reviews
"guinea pigs"
in 9 reviews
"before boarding the bus"
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"concession stand"
in 18 reviews
"large animals"
in 7 reviews
"animal food"
in 11 reviews
"baby goats"
in 5 reviews
"open top bus"
in 4 reviews
"animal lovers"
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"pack a picnic lunch"
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"lions and tigers"
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We had our first visit here yesterday and loved it. We had never heard of Lake Tobias before. Its really a hidden gem. My kids enjoyed the reptile show, petting zoo and baby zoo area. Lots of diverse, interesting animals to see and learn about....More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Loved the wildlife experience because you were able to interact with them without an enclosure. Watching the baby emus was especially delightful!

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lake Tobias is amazing.we took the girls on the Safari tour they loved it. The food there was good and not too expensive. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Peggy B
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

My children are 10 and 7, so in between the categories. We all had a blast. My son loves sloths and was delighted to see one so up close. My daughter's favorite part was the petting zoo. The goats kept trying to eat her shirt...More

Thank Erika K
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We drove a little less than an hour and a half to get there. Totally worth the drive. We decided to walk around first and save the safari for last since we had been in the car for so long. We have 2 children (2...More

Thank ShannaB103
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

We have been to Lake Tobias Wildlife Park so many times I have stopped counting. We gave our 5 year old the choice between Lake Tobias or Knoebels. He choose Lake Tobias and I was thrilled. I love this place. The animals are well cared...More

Thank Rebecca G
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is s great destination. The animals have well kept habitats. The park is clean and the staff is friendly. The cost is extremely reasonable. The area it is located in is beautifully rural and makes for a nice Sunday drive. After your visit, head...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This was our first time here, and we are already planning our next trip! There are so many different animals to see, and you can take a ride on the air- safari tour- which we loved! The place has lots of picnic areas with playground...More

Thank Amy K
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Beautiful location with acres of woods, grasslands, trails, ponds all around the zoo. I saw children of all ages here, although strollers were tough to move in a few spots. Quite a bit a walking, with loose stones, it might be tough for some. The...More

Thank Teeko93
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Met family there bc it's an hour away from both of us in the middle. We always have a good time at Lake Tobias. It's a beautiful property. I love that it's inexpensive and you can bring your own food to picnic at tables. Parking...More

Thank singlejess1
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Katladt
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......
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cecustard
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!
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Y4951HUjennifers
19 May 2016|
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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
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