Get Up Close & Personal

at Big Joel's Safari

Open and No Reservations are required.

Big Joel's Safari is now Hiring!

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

Visit Big Joel's Safari often? 2021 Season Passes are now available!

Click on Hours and Admission in the visitors section above for more information.

Park Announcements:

  • ​Big Joel's Safari is hiring!!!! Click on the "Visitors" section and go to our Employment Opportunities for more information.

  • Camel and Pony rides for the summer season are offered weekdays from 10:30am - 2:00pm and weekends 10:30am - 4:00pm, weather permitting and can be subject to change.

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 2020 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 60 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.