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The Wilds

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Absolutely one of the best things we've done on vacation

For my husbands birthday we went to The Wilds. We took the 2+ hours Open Air Safari (next year... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie M
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Harrison
Awesome!!!!

My husband and I went on my birthday in December and it was snowing! That didn’t change our tour... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2019
ramagut
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Huntington, West Virginia
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14000 International Rd, Cumberland, OH 43732-9500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For my husbands birthday we went to The Wilds. We took the 2+ hours Open Air Safari (next year we're going to upgrade to the Wildside Tour). Our driver/guide was just the right amount of informative- sometimes nature just has to speak for itself. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 10 January 2019 via mobile

My husband and I went on my birthday in December and it was snowing! That didn’t change our tour much. We were picked up by our tour guide in the parking lot in one of their vehicles—just my husband and I—and we set off! So...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

It was so nice to see animals outside living in a natural habitat. The service was great and it was a really unique experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lavelleliz
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We stayed at the Baymont Hotel in Cambridge and there I found some good directions in the book they keep in the rooms about attractions and diners. There are many billboards advertising this place but not too many signs along the country roads getting there....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to go to Africa and be with the free roaming animals but know that won’t haooen your in luck. Go to The Wilds. It’s about an hour and a half from Columbus OHIO (so u can also visit the Columbus Zoo!). This...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank stofficer
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

This last weekend I took my family to the Wilds. We had a great time there got to see and learn about a lot of really cool animals and a few even came up to the bus. My daughter loved it. I feel like it’s...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trarcher09
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Greatest Animal Excursion yet. The Staff are very helpful and polite. The Trainers are incredibly smart, educated and take their jobs serious. Would recommend to anyone wanting a safe, affordable and entertaining day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony J
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We go at least once a year, normally in the summer but this year we went in the Fall and froze but it was totally worth it. I love this wonderful place because they are successfully breeding endangered animals and rebuilding herds of animals on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane8921
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Miniature Africa in the middle of Ohio. We took the 2.5 hour Open Air Safari Tour, and had a great time. Animals walked right up to the bus with many sticking their heads inside. Nothing like going eye to eye with an Ostrich while your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hjbear23
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I remember as a youngster what this area looked like with the strip mining. It is truly amazing what has been done with it! My 3 year old granddaughter picked The Wilds as her reward she had earned, I am so glad she did! There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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951eileenh
13 October 2018|
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Response from Linda N | Reviewed this property |
Once the temperatures get down in the 40's, temperature sensitive breeds (like giraffes) have barns to shelter in. Some will move in and out of their barns whiles others will stay in them all winter. About 50% of the... More
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Response from parrots2 | Reviewed this property |
We booked a tour online before traveling. It’s the only way to see the animals.
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3 September 2018|
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Response from leantha | Reviewed this property |
They like you to be there 1/2 before your schedule visit.
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