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African Lion Safari, Hamilton

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Leave Canada without actually going anywhere by visiting African Lion Safari, a game park and a major local attraction. If you don't wish to drive your own vehicle through the reserve, hop on a tour bus and observe unique environments featuring over 1,000 birds and animals, including bison, giraffes, lions, elephants, lemurs, and rhinos. Additional activities include scenic railway rides, swims with elephants, and talks and presentation about exotic birds. Plan to visit African Lion Safari during your Hamilton vacation using our convenient Hamilton trip itinerary site.
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  • My wife and I along with our twin 8-year old girls recently paid a visit to African Lion Safari, a first for all of them. It had been 25 years since I was there myself as a teenager, and I was...  more »
  • My wife and I went there in July, 2020. The place is clean and well-maintained. We had a good experience and are glad that we visited this place. The whole drive inside the premises took 90 minutes...  more »
  • African Lion Safari is a really nice place. You start of by driving through this large alpaca enclosure (?) before you start of on the safari drive. I’ve been to safari parks in the U.K. and i was...  more »
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  • Have small kid or like animals? This is must visit place. I have enjoyed a lot there. I have enjoyed the drive from Toronto downtown to this Safari. It was beautiful drive. I liked it. Anyway, this safari has lot of animals. You can drive in your own car and the points are placed so nicely you can not miss any one of them. You can drive beside the lions. If you are lucky the lion will cross the road in front of your car. I was not that lucky. You can see white lions also. There are many other animals. It is quite a big place. They also have tour buses for your convenience. There are some other tours like boat ride, train ride etc. It is a good place for picnic also. :)
  • The kids loved it here. The concession prices were surprisingly reasonable with "all you can eat" options on several drinks/popcorn choices. As fun as it is to drive your own car through the Safari I think it's worth paying extra for the bus. The driver had lots of info about the animals plus you get to go home with all your mirrors :)
  • Had a great time. Definitely geared towards younger children. Can be a bit $$ depending on what you do/eat, but all in all had a blast! The animals looked in good care and the customer service is great.
  • Worth the drive and visit if you are from Toronto. Went there on a weekend when it opened at 9am. Highly recommended to go there early just to avoid the rush of crowds that show up later in the day. If you go early enough and go through the safari, the animals seem to be more livelier. Would probably visit again.
  • A really neat unique experience you won't find at the average zoo. Lots of variety throughout the driving area and no two drives will be the same. Some interesting shows in the walking area that are well organized time-wise so you can hop between them easily. Keep in mind the animals are still wild-ish, and if you go during certain seasons you may see a lot of friskiness; the lions in particular can be quite busy.

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