9:30AM - 5:30PM

(last car admitted into the preserve at 4:30PM)


Lion Country Safari Welcomes Giraffe Baby

On Tuesday, 12/27/2022, Lion Country Safari welcomed a male giraffe calf to its herd shortly after opening for the day. Guests visiting the park had a unique opportunity to witness the incredible birth from their vehicles and a line of cars with guests sat to watch. The calf is spending quality time bonding with mom, an 18-year-old female name Ayanna, in a maternity area visible to guests from the road in the last section of the safari. The calf weighs approximately 150 pounds (68kg) and sta... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 30 December 2022

Christmas with the Chimps Event

On Thursday, 12/15/2022, at 10:30AM, Tonk, a baby chimpanzee born at Lion Country Safari late last year, will celebrate his first Christmas at the park’s annual Christmas with the Chimps. During this event, Santa makes a special visit to the safari and his helpers deliver presents by boat to the park’s chimpanzees. It’s the only event of the year where guests are permitted out of their vehicles in the... Read More
Posted by Haley Passeser at 12 December 2022