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Franklin Drive Thru Safari

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Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Driving through the zoo was a real treat for my grandchildren, ages12, 7, 6, 5, 3, and 3. They... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Lydia M
College Station, Texas
via mobile
We love it!

I have been to the Franklin Safari several times--have taken friends and family of all... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
College Station, TX
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“baby room”(14 reviews)
“white buffalo”(5 reviews)
“petting zoo”(7 reviews)
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4324 W US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4455
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Driving through the zoo was a real treat for my grandchildren, ages12, 7, 6, 5, 3, and 3. They loved feeding the animals and enjoyed holding some of the babies in the Baby Room. The giraffes were a big hit as well as the free...More

Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I have been to the Franklin Safari several times--have taken friends and family of all ages--everyone loves it! It is always changing and growing, so each experience is a bit different, but always fun! It is small enough that you can't get lost, but with...More

Thank buster002
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Felix V
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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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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