Get Up Close & Personal

at Big Joel's Safari

At Big Joel's Safari we offer an up close and personal experience with animals of all types from mild to wild.  

​​Open for the 2022 Season!

Now open everyday

Now Hiring

Please click on the visitors tab under employment opportunities above

for more information.


New Online Options at Big Joel's Safari!


You can now purchase Big Joel's Safari Gift certificates, Season Passes,

Admission Day Passes, and more.

You can also Book birthday parties and field trips!

Pony Rides are available. Camel Rides are on hold for the current time and will be announced when back in operation. During weather heat advisories know that rides may end early or not be offered on those days.

Warning Regarding COVID-19:

Exposure to COVID-19 is an inherent risk in any public location where people are present: we cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.

Please: Wash hands often, Social Distance, & Do not visit if showing signs of illness.

Reservations are not required to visit and mask are welcomed, but not required.


Educational Field Trips

Season Passes are valid for any time Big Joel's Safari is open for the general public during the 2022 Season.


Your Visit

At Big Joel's Safari you can get up close & personal with the animals. Not all are available for touching/feeding but have you ever been just feet away from an alligator or lemur?  


Birthday parties, Zoo Rentals, Special Events

We care for well over 65 different animal species, both big and small!  No visit is the same as there are always new-born animals, new species, exhibits, and things to do. 

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