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Franklin Drive Thru Safari

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4324 W US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4455
+1 979-828-5256
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loads of fun!

Ever petted a camel's nose or fed a giraffe lettuce? Well, visit Franklin drive thru Safari and... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
bestmomcat
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San Antonio, Texas
SO much fun!

About 20 of us came here during a break from our basketball tournament. It was a BLAST! I called a... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Misty L
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Fred, Texas
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“baby room” (15 reviews)
“white buffalo” (5 reviews)
“petting zoo” (8 reviews)
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LOCATION
4324 W US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4455
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+1 979-828-5256
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"baby room"
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"white buffalo"
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"petting zoo"
in 8 reviews
"feed the animals"
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"water buffalo"
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"great variety of animals"
in 2 reviews
"stick their heads"
in 2 reviews
"guided tour"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 4 reviews
"college station"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews
"spring break"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
in 2 reviews
"great fun"
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"camel"
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"llamas"
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Ever petted a camel's nose or fed a giraffe lettuce? Well, visit Franklin drive thru Safari and you can do all that and more! Adults and children alike have a great time here.

1  Thank bestmomcat
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

About 20 of us came here during a break from our basketball tournament. It was a BLAST! I called a day in advance and booked the safari ride as a group. They loaded us on a modified school bus, and off we went. The kids...More

Thank Misty L
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

This was a very enjoyable afternoon. We spent about two hours walking through and driving through this wildlife safari park. Lots of animals that will come running up to your vehicle, of course they want a treat. LOL. If your windows are down they will...More

4  Thank Eddie B
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

I had driven by this place a couple times on my way to North East Texas from the Austin area, but never had the time to stop. I decided on Thursday, on my way home I would drop and check it out and split up...More

1  Thank 2015TravelA
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

My husband, daughter and I had SO much fun! Such a large variety of animals! We were in awe. They also have an area where you can get out of your vehicle and feed giraffes, monkeys and kangaroos. It was a great experience! Highly recommend!

1  Thank sherrydk_2000
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a fun thing to do! The animals were so full of personality and super interactive. The whole family had a blast being up close and personal with llamas, zebras, emus, water buffalo, axis deer, and so many others that we have no id a...More

1  Thank tonyagarrett
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome morning! If you’re looking for a few hours of entertainment with kiddos check this place out. Make sure to go in a utility vehicle or truck for the optional trails. Super affordable and only $5 a bucket to feed the animals. My son loved...More

Thank Katkernwein
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

My family and I stay 3 hours away and have made multiple trips to visit. We love the interaction with the animals.They are not shy at all. We visited the baby room twice to see the babies that were climbing around. They always have something...More

Thank dbush2354
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Party of 5 and we drove over an hour. It really was nice. My only concerns were a few animals seemed to have issues. Limping ram, potbelly pig that seemed to have an issue with his foot, nasty otter pool.

Thank angela b
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Franklin Drive Thru Safari twice this month with grandchildren ages 5 through 8. First visit was with 2 of our grandchildren and the second was with 3 other. The visits were a hit for grandparents and grandchildren. We elected to do guided tours...More

Thank TexAg74
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Felix V
20 June 2018|
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Response from Misty L | Reviewed this property |
Money to get in, and I can’t remember if you have to provide your driver license or not. That’s it. Easy peasy and super fun.
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alishaanderson0808
24 May 2018|
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Response from 2015TravelA | Reviewed this property |
They do not have carnivores, such as tigers. It’s a drive thru safari so you are mostly driving thru and feeding the animals. They do have a “baby room” you can go in for an extra fee with lemurs and monkeys and such that... More
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Rhea M
9 May 2018|
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Response from 2015TravelA | Reviewed this property |
Ooo, I’m not sure. You would probably have to call and ask them directly. I cant remember if there were any branches over the road or right turns that would impede ability to maneuver through the park. And I’m not sure if... More
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