Our Safari has over 200+ Animals to Feed & Pet!

Let’s go Safari! With over 200 animals to feed and pet, up-close experiences and holdings, private tour opportunities, wildlife shows, and more, we have an assortment of fun suitable for all ages!

No reservations required. Purchase your tickets at the door.

Animal Experiences & Holdings

FEed Stick $3.00 | Per Stick

Parakeet Aviary Experience

Our parakeet encounter holds about 200 birds. Here with the help of your seed stick ($3) the birds come and visit you by the 10’s-50’s at a time. To some it’s like a Snow White experience to others an Alfred Hitchcock movie. But to most, it’s just plain cool and relaxing. (Ages 5 and up)

$5 | AGES 5+

Guinea Pig Village

Take a journey into the Guinea Pig Village! Feed and pet our small local towns animals. (Ages 5 and up)

$10 | Ages 5+

Capybara Experience

Venture into the Capybara habitat! Capybaras are the largest rodent in the world. They are known for their friendly interaction with humans and with other animal species in the wild. Our Safari Guides will assist you with this specialized feeding and interactive experience. (Ages 5 and up *NOTE: No open shoes.)

$10 | Ages 5+

Porcupine Experience

Be one of a select few who say they pet a porcupine! Our Safari Guides will assist you with this specialized feeding and interactive experience. (Ages 5 and up *NOTE: No open shoes.)

$7 | AGES 5+

Lemur Feeding

Meet our Ring-tailed Lemur family with this specialized feeding experience! Lemurs are highly social primates from Madagascar and are known to live in groups of up to 30.

$10 | AGES 5+

Binturong Feeding

Feed and meet our Binturong! Binturongs are also knows as a bearcat and are native to South and Southeast Asia. (Ages 5 and up)

$10 | AGES 5+

Feed an Anteater

Hand feed our Tamandua Anteater! These gentle creatures have no teeth and mainly eat ants and termites, but they occasionally eat bees, beetles, and insect larvae. Don’t worry, you won’t be feeding bugs out of your hand – we have our own special Anteater blended food!

$5 | AGES 5+

Opossum Holding

Snuggle with an American Opossum for 3 to 4 minutes. Opossums are the only native marsupial to North America. These misunderstood and helpful creatures play a vital role in our ecosystem. (Ages 5 and up)

$5 | Ages 5+

Hold a Little Goat

De-stress and cradle an adorable baby goat for up to five minutes! Our farm has a large family of goats. Goats are very playful and each have their own personality. (Ages 5 and up)

$5 | Ages 5+

Hold a Snake

Holding a snake can be a thrilling, stirring, or a relaxing action. Our snakes are familiar with people, and are used to being held or pet. They are beautiful and strange creatures when examined closely. (Ages 5 and up)

$5 | Ages 5+

Alligator Holding

Hold a baby alligator is an exhilarating experience. These animals are millions of years old and give you a real sense of amazement, fear and joy during this encounter. (Ages 5 and up)

$10 | Ages 5+

Cuddle with a Baby Kangaroo or a Wallaby

For 3 to 4 minutes you can snuggle with a baby kangaroo or wallaby. Throughout the day, our baby kangaroos wallabies are available to sit with, take pictures and hold (ages 5 and up). Cost is $10.00

$10 | Ages 5+

Fennec Fox Holding

Snuggle with one of our Fennec Foxes for up to four minutes! Fennec Foxes are the smallest foxes in the world and are native to desert regions. (Ages 5 and up)

Do you want the full Safari Experience?

$180 (+$14.50 Admission) | Per person

Guided Safari Tour

Do you want the full Safari experience? Meet and learn about our critters on the Guided Private Tour!

Spend 90 minutes behind the scenes and exploring the Safari with our professional Safari Guides! Have fun, up-close, with the specialized feeding encounters. Interact with most of our Safari animal species. (*NOTE: No open shoes. Ages 5 and up.)

$25-$130 (+$14.50 Admission) | Per person

Safari Bob’s Choice – Pouch Packages

Do you want the full Safari experience at your own pace? Meet our critters with the Safari Bob’s Choice – Pouch Packages!

With this value family pouch package deal, you will experience the Safari the way you choose to! Safari Bob has selected his choice of holdings and feedings for everyone in the family to share. Tour the Safari at your own pace with your pouch of animal experience tokens. There are four options to choose from! Interact with most of our Safari animal species. (*NOTE: No open shoes. Ages 5 and up.)

Safari Ticket Pricing

Start Your Safari!

Entry ticket will allow you free movement around the Animal Displays to view all the animals and the ability to interact with some of them. All of our tickets are all day passes. Once purchased you may come and go as you please. We will just stamp your hand for easy re-entry!





  • Includes $3.00 Feed Cup
  • ALL DAY Safari Entry
  • FREE Same Day Re-Entry
  • Seniors, Military, First Responders, Educators | $2.00 OFF
  • Purchase at location only

Safari Hours & Location

No reservations required. Purchase your tickets at the door.

Sustainable Safari® at Maplewood Mall

3001 White Bear Avenue N, Maplewood, MN 55109
We are located on the 2nd Floor at the southwest end of the Mall. Park in the Kohl’s upper level parking lot and enter in Maplewood Mall door #2.

Safari Hours:

Sunday 12pm – 6pm
Monday 11am – 7pm
Tuesday 11am – 7pm
Wednesday 11am – 7pm
Thursday 11am – 7pm
Friday 11am – 7pm
Saturday 11am – 7pm

Please Note:
We are closed on the following federal holidays for our animals and employees to enjoy their time off with their families!
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, and 4th of July.

Questions? Give us a call!

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