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Big Joel's Safari, Wright City

#10 of 15 in Zoos & Aquariums in Missouri
Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Welcome toBig Joel's Safari Petting Zoo & Educational Park Facebook Page.

Our family owned and operated park is home to well over 500 animals covering over 60 species of domestic and exotic animals. Get up close and personal with many of our animal residents here at our park. You can pet and feed many of our animal residents from little goats to our gigantic camels!!!!

During our regular season we offer birthday parties, educational tours for schools, camel rides (weekends Spring/Fall and everyday in the summer), parakeet shack, and several events throughout our season such as our Spooky Safari.

For more information and more about us in great detail visit!

Come visit the "zoo made for you" for some family fun for everyone you won't soon forget!
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  • We had the best time today!! Spur of the moment road trip. Matt was so nice and full of information and stories. He really made our visit so amazing!! Thanks Matt! With 600+ animals of 60+ different....  more »
  • I’ve got to repeat my title here, because it truly was such an amazing and fun time! I didn’t know what to expect but WOW. My boyfriend and I were passing through and decided to stop by because we...  more »
  • So much fun! I loved seeing the animals in just some dude's backyard. It made it more special because you know he must REALLY love those animals! Also, it's super fun to feed the animals. Let's not forget that even the fancy St. Louis zoo could not keep their bird feeding aviary open for more than a couple months!
  • Always have fun here. It's fair priced and everyone's so nice. Big Joel, who walks with the camels is super nice and funny. I loved the deer encounter as well. So cool! We go here every year and will continue to go!

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