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Daily Tours and Prices

THE WILDS
14000 International Road
Cumberland, OH 43732
*Located approximately 90 minutes east of Columbus, OH. 
**For all experiences we recommend comfortable footwear and casual clothing (dress for the weather) as there will be some walking involved as well as time spent outdoors.  
 
  

SAFARI TRANSPORT PASS

enclosed, climate-controlled vehicle with large windows

Board a Safari Transport for the Wilds' signature experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. The Safari Transport Pass includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. The Safari Transport Pass is approximately 2+hours. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat.
 
Prices
Adults: $20.00
Seniors: $19.00
Children age 4-12: $15.00
Children age 3 and under: Free
Wilds Member: Free

Member of the Military: Free (must show current ID)
 
Availability: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily May - September, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only in October. The 4 p.m. tour is not available for online reservations. Advance reservations recommended.

 

CLICK HERE to purchase your Safari Transport Pass tickets today!
 
*Safari Transport tours take place rain or shine; please dress appropriately. We recommend comfortable footwear and casual clothing (dress for the weather) as there will be some walking involved. 
 

COMMUNITY DAYS

Mondays and Tuesdays in June, July and August, visitors from Muskingum, Guernsey, Noble and Morgan counties receive a $2 discount off a Safari Transport Pass with proper ID. Discount does not apply to Open-Air Safari. Applicable at ticket window only, not on advance reservations.
 

OPEN-AIR SAFARI

Board an Open-Air Safari for the Wilds' premium experience. Knowledgeable guides will take you through open-range animal areas, where you'll see rhinos, giraffes and many other rare and endangered animals roaming in large, natural settings. Explore, learn, and relax while you observe the wildlife around you. Discover the Wilds from an open-air vehicle and the amazing animals you’ll encounter. This tour includes stops at Lake Trail and the Carnivore Center. Open-Air Safari tours are approximately 2+ hours long. Before or after your safari tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds’ Gift Market and Overlook Cafe, or a stroll through the Wilds' Butterfly Habitat.
 
Prices
All Ages: $30.00 per person
Wilds Members: Free
Member of the Military: Free (must show current ID)
 
Availability: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily in May, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily June – August, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily in September,
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday only in October. Advance reservations recommended.
 
CLICK HERE to purchase your Open-Air Safari tickets today!
 
*Open-Air Safaris take place rain or shine; please dress appropriately. In the event of extreme weather an enclosed vehicle may be used for the tour. We recommend comfortable footwear and casual clothing (dress for the weather) as there will be some walking involved.
**The 4 p.m. tour is not available for online reservations.
  

 WILDSIDE TOUR

This exclusive tour gives you the opportunity to interact with Animal Management specialists to see the Wilds at work. Each experience will vary day-to-day, depending on what program work is taking place at the time of the Wildside Tour. One day you might observe Conservation Medicine staff conducting a medical procedure; or feed the giraffes with our Animal Management staff. Tours are approximately 2+ hours long and include plenty of time in pasture to see rare and endangered species in their open-range habitat, and learn directly about our programs from your Animal Management guide.
 
Before or after your tour, enjoy a visit to the Wilds’ Gift Market and Overlook Café or stroll through the Wilds’ Butterfly Habitat.
 
Prices
Non Members: $125.00 per person
Wilds Members: $100.00 per person

 
Availability: 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. daily May through October; advance reservations are recommended. 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. daily November – April; reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance.
 
CLICK HERE to make reservations for a Wildside Tour today!
*The Wildside Tour takes place rain or shine; please dress appropriately. We recommend comfortable footwear and casual clothing (dress for the weather) as there will be some walking involved. For the safety of our guests, close-toe shoes are required. Guests of the Wildside Tour will be transported safari style on a padded bench in the back of a specially-designated Animal Management pick-up truck. In the event of extreme weather an enclosed vehicle may be used for the tour. Must be age 4 or older.
 

ADA ACCESSIBILITY

All visitor areas are ADA compliant. A selection of Open Air and enclosed Safari Transport buses available throughout the day are wheelchair accessible and can accommodate up to two wheelchairs (length of time between departures will vary). Visitors with service animals are welcome at the Wilds. Please contact us to make arrangements. Handicap parking is available.