There is something about animal encounters that make me grin from cheek to cheek…I absolutely love them! That pretty much explains why my cheeks hurt after visiting Lion Country Safari for a Truly Nolen event I was invited too, I spent most of the day smiling.

Leanette Fernandez at Lion Country Safari

Lion Country Safari Animal Encounters

We started off with their Drive-Through Safari and while you normally do this in your own vehicle (or a van you can rent from them if you want to go in a big group), I was able to experience it inside the comforts of The Truly Nolen Stretch Limo.

Leanette Fernandez with Truly Nolen Limo

Their drive-through preserve is divided into seven sections where you will see the following animals:

Las Pampas: Aldabra tortoise, Brazilian Tapir, Florida Brown Pelican, Alpaca, Greater Rhea

Alpacas at Lion Country Safari - Funtastic Life

Ruaha National Park: Greater Kudu, Impala, Ostrich

Ostrich at Lion Country Safari - Funtastic Life

Kalahari Bushveldt: Nile Lechwe, Ostrich, Scimitar-Horned Oryx

Gir Forest: Asiatic Water Buffalo, Nilgai, Blackbuck, Kulan

Kulan at Lion Country Safari - Funtastic Life

The Gorongosa Reserve: African Lion

African Lion at Lion Country Safari -Funtastic Life

The Serengeti Plains: Common Eland, Ostrich, Wildebeest, Common Waterbuck, Ankole Cattle – Watusi, Impala

Hwange National Park: Southern White Rhinoceros, Common Zebra, Jackson’s Hartebeest, Chimpanzee, White-Handed Gibbon, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Greater Kudu, Lowland Nyala

Common Zebra at Lion Country Safari - Funtastic Life

Southern White Rhinoceros at Lion Country Safari

Giraffes at Lion Country Safari - Funtastic Life

Once you’ve made your way through the drive-through safari, park and go enjoy the Walk-Through Safari & amusement Park where you’ll get to enjoy various SafariWorld Entertainment: animal displays and encounters, animal feeding experiences, 5 rides, water sprayground, food, shopping and more. **But since this post is focused on animal encounters, I want to highlight their animal shows, giraffe feeding and flamingo feeding experiences.

Animal Shows

Sit and enjoy show performances with some really cool animals.

Leanette Fernandez with a great horned owl at Lion Country Safari

*Pia, a great horned owl

Leanette Fernandez with a Dumeril's Boa at Lion Country Safari

*Fred, a Dumeril’s Boa

Giraffe Feeding

Leanette Fernandez Feeding a Giraffe

Giraffe licking Leanette Fernandez at Lion Country Safari

Flamingo Feeding

Leanette Fernandez feeding the Flamingos at Lion Country Safari

With all the animal encounters and experiences, you are sure to have a memorable experience at Lion Country Safari. Enjoy Numerous Animal Encounters at Lion Country Safari, I definitely did!!!

Leanette Fernanez selfie with a giraffe

Lion Country Safari

*Truly Nolen Pest Control provided me with a complimentary mouse limo ride as well as some TRULY fun swag and Lion Country Safari provided us with a complimentary VIP tour & activities as well as some WILD swag as part of the #TRULYonSafari event. All opinions are my own.