African Lion Safari Opens Their Drive-Thru Experience

Great news for fans of African Lion Safari – they’ve reopened and you can enjoy their drive through Game Reserves from the comfort of your own vehicle now!


African Lion Safari is a popular local attraction for many of us, and the uncertainty of the summer left many wondering if they’d get to visit this year. Great news, animal fans – African Lion Safari has reopened their drive-thru animal experience! Join them “On Safari!” and get closer than you ever imagined to majestic birds and animals from around the world as you drive along 9 kilometres of trail, through 7 large Game Reserves, in the comfort of your own vehicle!


As with the other reopenings we’ve seen, there are new rules and protocols in place to help keep everyone safe.

  • All tickets must be prepurchased online, no tickets will be sold at the gate. You can buy online here. Tickets are free for kids under 2, kids 2-12 are $17.95 each and anyone over 13 is $27.95.
  • Your tickets are valid for the 1-hour drive through in the Games Reserve.
  • Tickets are only being sold 2 days in advance.
  • Check the vehicle restrictions here before you order to avoid disappointment.
  • Leave your pets at home, please.
  • Need the washroom? Please remember to bring and wear your facemasks.


African Lion Safari reserves the right to change animal displays without notice.  Please be advised that due to COVID-19 health concerns, some species, like their troop of baboons, will not be on display in the reserves.


In accordance with Public Health guidelines, all walking paths, playgrounds, splash pad, picnic areas, tours, and presentation areas are closed to the public.


Are you an African Lion Safari Season’s Pass Holder?


Via their Facebook page “Given the uncertainty of African Lion Safari’s upcoming season, we are pleased to provide the following benefits to Season Passport holders:


🦁 All Season Passports purchased during our 2020 season will also be valid during our 2021 operating season!
🦁 Season Passport pricing will remain at the Early Bird rate until Fall 2020.
🦁 Should your Season Passport be unused, we are pleased to extend a flexible refund policy.” 




african lion safari at home

Looking for some animal fun at home? African Lion Safari has launched Safari At Home! On their website, they’ve got printable activity sheets, colouring pages, videos and scavengers hunts. Perfect for when you want to keep the kids entertained.






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Looking for more animal adventures? Toronto Zoo also has a drive-thru experience, and Brantford Zoo is open again for the season!


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