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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park Halifax

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Lake Tobias Wildlife Park
760 Tobias Road
Halifax
PA
17032
Tel: 717-362-9126

Where are we going today?

You don't need to travel to the far corners of Africa and Asia to really experience those beautiful exotic animals - not when you are at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park!

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park is set across 150 acres of rolling hills, and feature a safari tour, as well as a zoo.

Let's start with the safari tour! Here, it's where those amazing animals roam freely, and the family can enjoy incredible encounters as many of the animals will even come right up to the open-top buses!

This is an experience where you can touch the wildlife, and FEEL the adventure! This is the main attraction at Lake Tobias Wildlife Park, and is really is an experience not to be forgotten. As the tour bus takes you around the park, through the pastures and woods, over 500 animals can be spotted. From colorful birds, to those huge mammals, you will be amazed at how close you might get to them!

Don't worry kids - all of the animals on this tour are used to people, and very friendly, so you can even reach out and pat some of them!

Once you have finished this incredible experience, you can move onto the zoo exhibits, where more exotic creatures can be found. Here, they live in a zoo-like setting, where you can stroll around at your leisure and just take it all in!

Hundreds of animals can be found on the 50 acres of zoo, from the bouncing kangaroos to those beautiful tigers, and exotic alligators...you better take your camera!

If those animal encounters weren't enough, Lake Tobias Wildlife Park also has a fun petting zoo where the kids can mingle among friendly domestic animals, including llamas and African pygmy goats. They can feed them too!

Are you ready for that WILD day out in Tennessee, where those creatures both weird and wonderful are waiting to make your family day out extra special? Let's GO - it's safari time!

 

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$7 admission. $6 for safari tour
  • ChildrenSame as adult
  • Free Under: 2 years
LAST UPDATED 2016

When can we go?

Mostly 10am - 6pm, but check ahead as times vary on the month

May to October

Teachers corner

You have to have 20 people in your group to take advantage of the group discount, as well as pre-book your trip. It's great for the kids though!.

I'm Hungry!

There are concession stands where you can grab some tasty lunch and snacks!.

Healthy Eating!

You can bring your own picnic lunch and enjoy it at their tables!.

Any Top Tips?

Allow about 4 hours to see everything at the park!.

Need a little extra help?

All of the exhibits are wheelchair accessible, except the Lake View Trail. Restrooms are accessible too. Some areas are gravel so may be a bit trickier.

Baby Facilities

They have strollers to rent on a first come basis.

Can I get one of those?

There is a souvenir stand where you can take home great gifts and animals tastic toys and items!.

More information

Parking is FREE!.

What people are saying?

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    This place is a true gem!! I bought a living social deal, that is how I found the place. The history is great, the founder truly took care in the planning of the layout of the entire experience. His background was in excavation and landscape design, so the grounds and the flow of the tours, whether on guided bus or on foot, are rich and exciting. The buses are old school buses with the roofs and windows sheared off, so it is truly an open air, high touch experience. The staff is courteous and knowledgeable, the grounds are immaculate and the scheduled...Read More

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    Best animal exhibit/safari experience ever. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Thoughtful set-up. Amazing animals. Shockingly inexpensive. My family will be going back!

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    This place couldn't be better! The Safari is awesome... the animals come right up to the bus and are so friendly and gentle. Its not every day that your little one gets to pet a Buffalo!!! The Petting Zoo is always a highlight and while Daddy doesn't like the Reptile House, Mommy's always game to touch a crocodile's tail. Its a great way to expose your kids to a variety of animals. My daughter just turned one and had such a wonderful time there. Its so much better than a traditional zoo with little actual animal interaction. Its really well...Read More

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    Safari was the best I have ever been on! Feeding the animals was great!

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    Hard to beat this place. What an amazing value..... The place is clean and the people are friendly. Where else can you go and get that close to the animals!

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by Missi Alger

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This place is a true gem!! I bought a living social deal, that is how I found the place. The history is great, the founder truly took care in the planning of the layout of the entire experience. His background was in excavation and landscape design, so the grounds and the flow of the tours, whether on guided bus or on foot, are rich and exciting. The buses are old school buses with the roofs and windows sheared off, so it is truly an open air, high touch experience. The staff is courteous and knowledgeable, the grounds are immaculate and the scheduled shows teach kids about preservation and care of their natural surroundings. A terrific destination for anyone who wants to see an incredibly wide variety of wildlife across 150 acres of sprawling, rolling hills.

by Laura Barr

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This place couldn't be better! The Safari is awesome... the animals come right up to the bus and are so friendly and gentle. Its not every day that your little one gets to pet a Buffalo!!! The Petting Zoo is always a highlight and while Daddy doesn't like the Reptile House, Mommy's always game to touch a crocodile's tail. Its a great way to expose your kids to a variety of animals. My daughter just turned one and had such a wonderful time there. Its so much better than a traditional zoo with little actual animal interaction. Its really well priced too! We had to go multiple times because my daughter didn't have the staying power to do the Safari ride and the other attractions, but it was delightful each time.

The Weather

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Conditions: Mostly Cloudy
Temp: 45° F / 7° C
Humidity: 92 %
Wind: WNW - 1 MPH

Friday

Conditions: Rain
Temp: 41° F / 5° C
Humidity: 91 %
Wind: SE - 6 MPH

Saturday

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Humidity: 91 %
Wind: SSE - 3 MPH

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