Ever wanted to take a vacation, which was totally wild? That is what Lion Country Safari offers visitors to the West Palm Beach, Fla. area. There is more than 200 acres of adventures waiting to be explored by visitors in their cars. This is the only drive-through safari in Florida and voted the best local attraction year after year.
Guests visiting Lion Country Safari will be able to experience free roaming animals in natural herds, see one of the largest herds of Southern White Rhinos and zebras in the country, enjoy amusement-type rides and take part in many animal interactions, including the giraffe feeding exhibit.
The drive-through safari and the amusement park are included in one price. Making this one of the best things to do on vacation for the money. Parents will realize this is the best decision they made when their kid’s faces light up as a rhino approaches the car or a lion walks by. Be patient, because the animals have the right of way and many times have blocked the road through the safari. But think of the great photo opportunities.
While enjoying the amusement park at Lion Country Safari guests will be entertained at the animal theater, play mini golf, experience animals up close at the petting zoo, ride the Ferris wheel or carousel and so much more. This part of the park is definitely a hands on experience of animal like no other.
Do not forget to stop by the gift shop or grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or Safari Snacks. Perfect end to the perfect day trip.
Wait one minute? Want more than a day trip to Lion Country Safari? Then make it a camping experience of a lifetime. The campground at Lion Country Safari is an award-winning KOA campground. Guests will be able to relax at night and hear sounds of roaring lion and whooping gibbons. It is an atmosphere travelers will not want to miss.
The campground offers full RV hookups, tent sites and Kamping Kabins. For additional information about camping at Lion Country Safari call 561.793.9797. For reservations call 800.562.9115.
Current hours (Dec. 15, 2009 – Labor Day 2010 and Weekends) of operations are from 9:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Ticket booths close at 4:30 p.m. The remainder of the year hours of operation are from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and tickets booth close at 4 p.m.
For additional information visit www.lioncountrysafari.com or call 561.793.1084.
Travel Tip: Stop by any travel center on the Turnpike or I-95 in Florida and pick up a brochure for Lion Country Safari. The back of the brochure offers a $4 discount coupon for each person in the vehicle entering the drive-through safari.