Read what others have said about their visit to Safari North Wildlife Park.

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If you are undecided about whether to make the trip to Safari North Wildlife Park read what others have said about their experiences here at the zoo. For many more testimonials go to our page.

“I think Safari North is the best thing to happen to Brainerd in years!! What a fun place to go with the family. What kid wouldn't like to feed the giraffes, or ride on a camel? There is a wide variety of animals from all over the world. The enclosures are interesting, making the animals easy to observe. The grounds are clean and attractive with lots of fresh flowers, trees and shrubs. On this last trip my grandchildren had the opportunity to interact with a staff member who was feeding some of the animals, she took the time to tell them what she was feeding and why, and to answer their questions. New improvements being made all the time!! Great!!”

– Gail Close

“What an awesome little zoo!! Just love all the animals and the parakeets are awesome! Thanks Kevin and Kelly for creating such a wonderful place to visit!”

– Anita Noordmans Morris

“Absolutely love LOVE this place. They also added more and i loved taking all those "new" photos. Got my season pass. going to be here more than i was last year. loved being kissed by the calf.”

– Lisa Ann

“Great time with the kids at the park today! All of the animals were amazing and the parakeet encounter was the best!”

– Amanda Zerebko

“Have been to the zoo 3 times with our grandchildren. So many things to see for all ages. Will be looking forward to taking them again very soon. They always talk about it and how much they enjoyed it. Especially,"feeding the birds exhibit."

– Sandy Schultz Wacker

“I went to Safari North for the first time today with family and friends ranged in age from 13 to 67. All of us had a great time. I was especially pleased that all the animals looked healthy and all the habitats were clean. Very nice place.”

– Patricia Carol Carlson

“LOVE this zoo!!!! The staff are always friendly and they have such a big variety of animal species. We will be purchasing our 3rd consecutive season pass this year!”

– Andrea VanRisseghem Skoglund

“My grandchildren and I have been here every year since you opened and we love it! All the interactions with the animals is terrific. As long as my grandchildren want to go here we will always be coming back.”

– Susan Kaslow

“We love this zoo! The animals are treated really well, and you are actually able to see them up close! My favorite zoo I’ve been to in my 41 years of life!”

– Maria Green-Uselman

“Fun, close up experience in a relaxed environment. Kids can see all the animals and learn about them at the same time. We have visited this zoo every year since it opened.”

– Janice Nelson Ahlers

“First time here and it was amazing! The animals are all beautiful,fat and healthy. The enclosures are beautiful and they bring you right up close to animals. It’s took us 3 hours to walk through and it flew by! Beautiful landscaping, clean and spacious. Seen animals I have never heard of before. Highly recommend!”

– Julie Gower

“Always love going here!! Especially, with little ones, they can see and be apart of it at a more personal level.”

– Mary Jo Nickaboine Jennings

“Great to have a zoo around the area. That stands out. with how nice they are to their animals and the variety of animals. I am a big fan of this place lot better than driving really far to go to a mediocre Zoo when there is an awesome one right in town.”

– Brent Shepard

“I was so surprised. This park was pretty cool. We love the camel ride. Our very favorite this thing was the the parakeet land. We love feeding the birds. The petting zoo was fun too.”

– Stacy Arellano Bonderson

“Safari north is a fantastic place to visit. A great selection of animals that you would not Expect to find in northern Minnesota! You can tell the animals are healthy and well cared for with lots of enrichment.”

– Dan Wallen

“Love the zoo so many different animals! It was my son’s first time to enjoy a zoo and he loved the petting zoo area!! Will be back for sure.”

– Mercadies Muellner

“We visited this zoo today and it was a great experience! Family friendly, clean and lots of animals! We will be buying the zoo membership in the near future! Thanks for a great time!”

– Katie Aslesen

“This was a great place to visit. We did plan for enough time to spend. Lots of fun things to do. Definitely plan to be back.”

– Lynn Heltemes Harris

“Had season passes for last two years and been so impressed by the growth that I have seen at the zoo. They are continuously putting new structures up and making it more family friendly. Always something new to see! So thankful to have a zoo in our area!”

– Laura Ann

“If you have not been here before you don’t know what you are missing. The staff, exhibits and hospitality are FANTASTIC! You get the opportunity to get up close and personnel with the animals. From feeding the giraffe’s, hanging out in the bird enclosure and mining for jewels in the sluice box there’s truly something for all ages!! Thanks for an amazing afternoon!!!”

– Garrett Freeman