Frequently Asked Questions

We encourage you to review our FAQs before you call Alabama Safari Park. Many of your questions may be answered below.

What forms of payment do you take?

We accept all major credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Are pets allowed?

No pets are permitted on the property. This is for your animal’s safety and ours.

Do you have vehicles for rent?

No, we do not have rental vehicles for rent at this time.

Can we walk through the park?

For safety purposes, guests are not permitted to exit their vehicles while in the Drive-Thru section of the park. You are welcome to enjoy our Village Walk-Thru after your drive-thru to stretch your legs and see other animals not found on the drive-thru safari. Admission to both the Safari Drive-Thru and the Village Walk-Thru is included in the price of your ticket.

What types of vehicles are allowed?

Per USDA regulations, all vehicles must have enclosed tops and solid doors. While in the drive-thru area, vehicle doors should remain closed at all times. Softshell/fabric Jeep doors are not substantial protection for the drive-thru and will not be permitted into the safari.
RVs up to 42' long can drive through the park without any difficulties. RVs are subject to a vehicle search for pets/animals before entering the park.
The following vehicles are not allowed in the Safari Drive-Thru:

  • Motorcycles
  • Convertibles 
  • Open top jeeps
  • Vehicles without doors
  • Tow-behind trailers

 Guests arriving on motorcycles may make arrangements to ride in another guest's vehicle.

Can you ride in the back of a pickup truck?

No. Riding in the bed of a pick-up truck is not permitted.

How do we feed the animals if driving a minivan?

Minivan doors and back hatch doors must remain closed while in the Safari Drive-Thru section of the park. You may feed the animals through your front windows or side windows if they open. Remember, you may drive through the park as many times as you like, giving minivan passengers in the back of the vehicle the opportunity to move to the front seats to feed the animals.

Do you have wheelchairs for rent?

We do not have wheelchairs to rent at this time. If there are people in your party who need wheelchairs, you are welcome to bring your own to the park.

How can we get our own wagon?

Privately booked wagons are booked 4 to 6 weeks in advance through our sales department with a minimum of 15 paying people and a $100 non-refundable deposit due at the time of booking on MasterCard or Visa. Please see Group Rates for more information.

How many people can fit on a wagon?

Our wagons hold up to 35 people.

Do you offer group rates?

Discounted rates are available for groups of 15 or more people. Please see Group Rates for more information.

Do you have a carload rate?

We do not have a carload rate. The admission is per person in the vehicle.

Are you open on Sundays?

Yes! We are open seven days a week. Please see Tickets & Hours for a full calendar of hours of operation.

Are you open when it’s raining? Are the animals out in the rain?

The park is open rain or shine and the animals live outside year-round, rain or shine. For their comfort, they may choose to seek shelter in a heavy downpour or inclement weather. Our Giraffes remain inside their barn during inclement weather.

May we feed the animals?

Yes! Buckets of animal feed for the Safari Drive-Thru are available for purchase at $5.00 each at the time of admission, as well as inside the gift shop. Please see Visitor Information for details. NO OUTSIDE ANIMAL FEED OF ANY KIND IS PERMITTED.

Does the animal feed contain peanuts?

No, the animal feed does not contain peanuts but is manufactured in an agricultural facility that may process peanuts or peanut shells.

Can you park a spare vehicle?

Yes, we have ample parking to park a spare vehicle.

Are balloons allowed at the Alabama Safari Park?

No. Balloons are not allowed at the Alabama Safari Park as they pose a threat to our animals who may accidentally eat the balloons, which could lead to a fatal outcome.

Is smoking permitted?

Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the property, including inside vehicles in the parking lot or the Safari Drive-Thru.

Notice: All persons entering Alabama Safari Park do so at their own risk. We will not be responsible for injuries to any individual or damage to any vehicle. By entering the Alabama Safari Park, all guests, patrons, employees, and volunteers agree that photographs and videos of animals and other property at the Alabama Safari Park may not be used for commercial profit (i.e., financial gain), for publicity, or for any other purpose that commercially or publicly exploits the photos and videos.

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