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The Aggieland Wild Animal Safari™ allows you to get closer to nature. Our more than 250-acre park is the ideal place to meet new animal friends while spending quality time with loved ones. The safari park is packed with scenic views, dozens of animal species, almost 700 wild animals, and fantastic, knowledgeable Zookeepers. As if that weren’t enough, we also have many activities for visitors of all ages to enjoy! See what’s waiting for you at “The Serengeti of the South.”

Drive-Thru Safari Using Your Vehicle

Meet hundreds of animals from the comfort of your own vehicle. The Drive-Thru Safari adventure is a 2.5-mile ride that allows you to come face-to-face with more than 75 species of animals on a 250-acre park, which includes American Bison, Watusi, Emus, ostrich, zebras, and hundreds of other wild animals in their natural habitat. This is truly a fun family experience for visitors of all ages.
The Drive-Thru Safari lets you tour the park at your own pace. Being so close to the animals brings out the inner child in all of us, setting the stage for a memorable experience full of laughter and fun for all ages.

  • Drive-Thru Safari at your own pace.
  • Arrive early to give yourself time to explore the entire park.
  • Driving your own vehicle does include some risk; animals do get close to your vehicle.
  • Wild Animal Safari™ is not responsible for any damage to vehicles.
  • You may feed animals, but only from park purchased feed. Animal diets are specific and important. We want to avoid giving them anything which may cause them harm.
  • Up close with the animals. Slobbered if you’re too close?

Drive-Thru Safari Vehicle Rental

Don’t feel like driving your own vehicle through the park? Our Safari Vehicle Rentals has you covered. Drive one of our Safari Vehicles through the Drive-Thru Safari park for one hour.

  • Safari SUV holds 5 Passengers

Please note that anyone who wishes to drive one of our Safari Rental Vehicles must be at least 21 years of age and be a licensed driver. They must also have a valid insurance card at the time of rental.

Drive-Thru Safari Bus With Tour Guide

Hop aboard one of our guided tours and learn about the animals who make their homes in our park. If you have a party of at least 20 people, we highly recommend booking a private tour bus in advance.

  • Bus tour is first-come-first-serve.
  • The bus tour lasts for about an hour.
  • Tour buses have an experienced Safari Tour Guide giving all riders a fun-filled behind the scenes experience.
  • Please note that bus tours do not operate year-round.
  • Please check the calendar for tour bus operating schedules. The calendar will allow you to plan a bus trip in advance.
  • Tour buses are operating at full capacity.

Walkabout Adventure Zoo™

General Admission to the Wild Animal Safari™ park includes admission to both the Drive-Thru Safari and the Walkabout Adventure Zoo™. The Walkabout Adventure Zoo™ allows you to meet the animals in a zoo-like setting. Stretch your legs and make friends with our resident peacocks, exotic birds, lemurs, monkeys, and much more. Admission to the Walkabout Adventure Zoo™ includes access to:

  • Acres of Exhibits: The on-foot safari allows let you to meet up to 150 different species of animals. The animals you meet may surprise you.
  • Pavilion: The pavilion is home to our Giraffe Feeding Yard and occasional food trucks operated by local businesses.
  • Animal Barn: The barn lets you meet more animals up close, include a variety of birds and reptiles. Here is where you can learn more about the many animals that inhabit our world.
  • Playscape: Let your little adventurers explore the playground while you take a breather. The playscape is a great way to burn off some energy to wind down the day.
  • All General Admission tickets include the Walkabout Adventure Zoo™.
  • Self-guided, take at your own pace.
  • Possible interactions with Wild Animal Safari™ Zookeepers.
  • Petting zoo area.
  • You may feed some of the animals by visiting specific Animal Feeding Experience exhibits, but only from park purchased feed.
  • Up close with the animals. Slobbered if you’re too close?

Animal Encounters

Animal Encounters are exclusive experiences that allow you to interact with some of the park’s most popular animals and ask questions from our Zookeepers. The Wild Animal Safari™ conservation team and education staff can’t wait to meet you! Animal Encounters vary by SEASON and will be offered based on animal availability. Please note that all animal encounters are booked at least 3 days in advance. Dates and times are subject to availability, but we will do our best to accommodate your requests. 

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The Aggieland Wild Animal Safari™ serves fresh-made sandwiches from the famous Edge Country Store, which is located 3 miles west of the park entrance. The park serves Coca Cola™ products and various snacks and ice cream bars. The park has a large open covered catering facility for Group and company catered outings with all-you-can-eat brisket dinners or all-you-can-eat breakfast tacos. Contact the park Group Sales Coordinator for additional information.


The Safari Gift & Souvenirs shop is a wonderful adventure for all ages. There are unique and reasonably priced gifts & souvenirs that appeal to kids, teens, adults, and grandparents. Seek and find all kinds of stuffed plush animals, hoodies, hats, binoculars, toys, t-shirts, jewelry, games, walking sticks, and hard-to-find souvenir “glassware” that does not break.

Contact us to learn more about our attractions. Wild Animal Safari™ of Aggieland is located near Bryan, TX.