Frequently Asked Questions
What is Safari Niagara?
Safari Niagara is a 150-acre nature park with over 1000 domestic and exotic animals, birds and reptiles, located only 10 minutes from Niagara Falls. Safari Niagara is the ultimate summer fun destination offering a completely interactive experience with educational keeper talks, activities for all ages, animal feedings and a petting farm.
Where is Safari Niagara located? Where Can I Stay in Town?
Safari Niagara is located at 2821 Stevensville Road, Stevensville, Ontario. Only 10 minutes from Niagara Falls. For directions please visit, Parking & Directions. To find accommodations near Safari Niagara, visit HotelsCombined.
How much is admission to Safari Niagara?
What are Safari Niagara’s Hours of Operation?
Visit our Hours of Operation page to learn more about Safari Niagara’s operating hours. Our closing time states what time guests must leave the park. Our admission booth closes one hour before park closing and no admittance is permitted after that time.
Why are there different prices for different months?
Safari Niagara offers a shoulder season rate (May 16 – 31, September 8 – October 12) and in-season rate (June 1 – September 7). During our off-season not all of our attractions and activities are available so a reduced admission rate is issued to compensate.
What does a day admission to Safari Niagara include?
Your day admission is all-inclusive and gives you unlimited access to all daily educational keeper talks as well as activities. Please note activities are open from June 1 – Sept 7, weather permitting. Behind-The-Scenes tours are an additional cost.
Is re-entry allowed at Safari Niagara?
Yes, same-day re-entry into Safari Niagara is allowed with a valid wristband.
Do You Rent Strollers/Wheelchairs/Wagons?
Safari Niagara offers wagon rentals. Wagon rentals are $10.00 per wagon. Upon return of your wagon, you will receive a $5.00 refund on your wagon rental cost. Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer stroller/wheelchair rentals.
What Kind of Animals Do You Have? Can I Pet The Animals?
Safari Niagara has over 1,000 mammals, birds, and reptiles at their location. To learn more about the animals we have please visit our Meet the Animals page. We do not allow guests to feed, pet or interact with most of our animals. Some areas of the park allow you to get closer to the animals such as Papa Steve’s Family Farm and the Walk Through Budgie Exhibit. If you want a closer look at our animals, check out our Behind The Scenes Tours.
Is smoking permitted at Safari Niagara?
For the health of our guests, staff, and animals, Safari Niagara is a smoke-free environment. Visitors will be required to extinguish all smoking materials, including e-cigarettes, before entering the park grounds.
How much is a membership to Safari Niagara?
Child/Adult/Senior Memberships: $75.00 + HST
To purchase a season membership online, click here.
What does a membership include?
Enjoy all of Safari Niagara’s amenities all season long with a membership. To learn more about what is included please visit, Membership Program.
I am visiting the park on the night of a concert; does my admission include concert tickets?
No, Safari Niagara and Safari Niagara Amphitheatre are two different entities. A park pass is only valid for the park and will not provide access to any concerts.
It is raining, are you open?
Yes, Safari Niagara is open rain or shine. However, some of our attractions are dependent on the weather and will close under certain conditions. To check what is open before your visit give us a call at 905-382-9669.
Can I bring food into the park? Do you offer food?
Yes, you can pack your own food to bring into the park with the exception of glass, alcohol beverages and BBQ’s. We also offer food on-site at various food locations throughout Safari Niagara, find out more about our food options at Food & Beverage.
Can I drive my own vehicle throughout the park?
No, personal vehicles are not permitted in the park. Guests can either take our Gator Express tram system that will take you through the park or walk around themselves. The tram is included in your day admission and season membership.
Can I feed the animals?
Yes, you can feed the animals food that is provided at the park. Here at the park, our animals get only the best nutritious foods to keep them healthy. Please keep people food to yourself as it could be harmful to our animals. Our energy treats are carefully prepared for specific diets to keep our animals healthy. Vending machines are located at various locations throughout the park.
What are the metal sculptures throughout the park grounds?
Rod Dowling is the creator of Canada’s largest steel sculpture collection by one artist, on exhibit indefinitely at Safari Niagara. As you stroll through the grounds of Safari Niagara, you will see various steel sculptures of all shapes, sizes, and colours. They were all created by this one prolific artist.
Is Safari Niagara fully accessible?
Safari Niagara’s accessibility policy supports the full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and we are committed to giving all guests with disabilities the same opportunity to enjoy and benefit from our services and attractions in a similar way as other guests. For more information on our accessibility policy please visit our Accessibility page.
Do accessibility workers receive free admission?
Safari Niagara will provide free admission for support workers to customers with special needs.
Are service animals welcomed at Safari Niagara?
Accredited trained service dogs accompanied by their respective owners, will be permitted under specified conditions in designated areas of a zoo. Safari Niagara asks that all service dogs be vaccinated against rabies, canine, distemper, leptospirosis, parvovirus, and canine adenoviruses (CAV-2) within the past year. Service dogs will also be free of internal and external parasites. Proof of vaccinations from the dogs’ veterinarian must accompany the dog and satisfactory prior to admittance into the park. For more information on our service animal policy, please visit our Accessibility page.
Does Safari Niagara offer group rates?
Yes, Safari Niagara offers a discounted rate for groups with a reservation in advance. For more information, please contact our group sales department at 905-382-9669 ext.241 or visit our Groups page.
Does Safari Niagara offer corporate picnics and events?
Yes, Safari Niagara offers various corporate packages. Let us help plan your day with a customized experience for your group. For more information, please contact our group sales department at 905-382-9669 ext.241 or visit our Corporate page.
I have been supplied with a corporate promo code, where do I enter it?
If you have been supplied with a corporate code, you may enter it during the checkout process when you purchase online tickets or you can bring your printed corporate coupon to the admission gate to receive your discount.
Does Safari Niagara offer birthday parties?
Safari Niagara offers a unique experience for your child’s special day. Let Safari Niagara make this year’s birthday one of the best! Contact our group sales department at 905-382-9669 ext.241 or visit our Birthday Parties page for more information.
Does Safari Niagara offer day camps?
Yes, Safari Niagara offers an Adventure Day Camp Program for children ages 6 to 12. Children are invited to get closer than they ever imagined to the furry and feathered inhabitants of Safari Niagara. Visit our Adventure Day Camp page for more information.