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Safari West
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Safari West Sonoma Admission and Jeep Tour
Ranked #1 of 103 things to do in Santa Rosa
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve actually stayed here in one of the Safari tents when our kids were in elementary school. It was a blast! The dinner is delicious and the tents are so comfortable. It feels like what I imagine a luxury stay on a safari would feel like. Listening to the animals wake you in the morning is special. Such a unique experience that I would highly recommend!

Thank Kristinesixteen
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

All regular tours were sold out, so we opted for the early morning behind the scenes. About an hour of feeding porcupines, giraffes, and warthogs and birds. Our tour guide Jeff was knowledgeable and friendly. After the tour we were able to walk around the grounds to see birds, lemurs, monkeys and the grasslands area. Such a great morning and we would gladly go back.

Thank Heather B
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited Safari West in March after being there in Oct when the Napa and Sonoma Fires began and quickly spread very close to the preserve. We are from Cincinnati and were so happy to return and see Napa and Sonoma once again thriving. Also very relieved none of the animals perished in the fires even though it was quite close. We enjoyed our tour quite a bit w Jane and Jeff. Jeff did our walking tour where we saw lots of birds in the aviary, beautiful cheetahs, lemurs and porcupines. Jane then took us away on our Jeep portion of the tour and she was so full of knowledge. Quite an asset to Safari West. It was a very interesting tour learning about hoofed animals that are endangered and you usually do not hear a lot about or see in zoos. Our day was wonderful fun and an educational experience. Be sure to take a camera, sunglasses and if riding on top of the jeep, a hat.

1  Thank Tmr2
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Having lived in the area for many years, I had never been here. Friends came from out of town and we thought this would be a great place to go. It was the best choice and we had a wonderful time.

2  Thank Joan E
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The Wonder in the woods was a great Valentine’s Day surprise for my wife. 30 minutes up the hill from Napa wine country. This was a great trip. We added on the lunch as well. Great guides with a wonderful Safari setting!

2  Thank bessman86
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