Safari Niagara is a privately operated and owned nature and wildlife park that’s home to over 1,000 animals including birds, reptiles and mammals.
In addition to meeting the many park residents, fun activities like rope courses, jumping pillows, pedal bike go-karts and fishing will keep kids entertained all day. Safari Niagara is located just ten minutes away from the world-famous Niagara Falls.
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Support persons welcome
Service animals welcome
Accessible drop-off location
Accessible recreation trails
More about Safari Niagara
Safari Niagara welcomes you to view animals from across the globe, like African lions, alpacas, American badgers, camels, monkeys, cougars, giraffes, snakes, red pandas, zebra, reindeer, hippos and more. Learn about unique habitats and habits of each species. Wildlife protection and conservation is a key philosophy shared.
The Tykolis, founding family and owners of Safari Niagara, began operating their first business in 1967. Through innovative thinking and mindful investments, they’ve been able to develop Safari Niagara into the successful park it is today. The family transformed a flat, clay tract of land in rural Stevensville into a natural, green space complete with hills, lakes and forests where animals can thrive.
Narrated tram tours on the Gator Express take you through the park, with fun fact about the residents and history of the park. Interactive educational presentations also share stories and details about specific animals, plants and features of the park. The walk-through Budgie Exhibit features over 500 birds flying free.
Visit Papa Steve’s Family Farm, home to miniature horses, fallow deer, peafowl and other adorable animals. Or be a ‘junior zookeeper for the day’ on a personal behind-the-scenes tour of the park to experience rhinos, giraffes and lions up close.
Discover even more excitement with the pedal Bike Go-Karts on the Safari Speedway. For those with a taste for adventure, test your climbing skills on the SKYQUEST ropes course. SkyTykes is a course of balance beams, bridges and ropes similar to the larger system of ropes designed for the younger adrenaline seekers. Kids up to age 12 are invited to jump, dive and play on the Bounce A Rooz, giant, inflatable pillows. The Children’s Play Area features slides, swings and a Carousel. Try your hand at fishing the fully stocked catch-and-release pond, play on the splash pad or explore the lake by paddleboat.
Last updated: August 18, 2023