All In A Day's Drive

Wildlife Safari

Encounters - Conservation - Education

Wildlife Safari began as the vision and dream of one man - Frank Hart. It was his goal to create a facility in the Pacific Northwest that would help save rare and endangered species from around the world. Nearly 40 years later, Wildlife Safari has grown into an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)-accredited non-profit wildlife park dedicated to education, conservation and research.

Nestled in a large wooded valley, the park features over 550 animals from around the world. Visitors can view over 76 species from their cars including tigers, giraffes, zebras, lions, elephants, bison, elk and bears. Wildlife Safari opened in 1972 and is the only drive-through wild animal park in Oregon.

Home to a world-renowned cheetah breeding program, Wildlife Safari is one of only two accredited facilities with hands-on elephant experiences in the country, offering up-close and personal animal encounters and over six hundred animals to see in the self-guided Drive-through Safari and Safari Village. Each year approximately 150,000 people visit the park, making Wildlife Safari one of Oregon’s favorite visitor destination points.

Wildlife Safari is dedicated to conservation, education and research of native and exotic wildlife. It is our commitment to educate the public about the status of animals around the world. Our mission is to enhance entertainment, education and cultural experiences with a commitment to conservation, preservation and research of native and exotic wildlife.

Drive-through Safari

Wildlife Safari is a 600-acre drive-through animal park. Driving your own vehicle, allow 1 to 1-1/2 hours to complete the safari trip. Pay for your entrance fee and enter the park at the first admission booth. You will receive a map of the park to enhance your experience and help identify animals. If you have a group of fifteen or more, please come to or call Guest Services at 541 679-6761 x203 for group rates.

Safari Village

The Village area is free for guests throughout the day. We offer a beautiful walk-through area with over three hundred of our smaller animals, including birds, snakes and monkeys.
The village also includes a café, a playground area, a petting zoo and gift shop.

Open Daily March 16 to November 4
Drive-through Safari 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM - last vehicle admitted at 5:00 PM
Village & Gift Shop 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Open Daily November 5, 2012 - March 15, 2013
(Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days)
Drive-through Safari 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM last vehicle admitted at 4:00 PM
Village & Gift Shop 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Come experience our Drive-through Safari!

1790 Safari Road
Winston, Oregon 97471
541 679-6761

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