Animal Park

The Adventure Is Closer Than You Think

One of the most unique attractions in the Northeast awaits you at Hidden Valley Animal Adventure!

Just 45 minutes from downtown Buffalo, NY, 55 minutes from Rochester, NY, and about an hour from Niagara Falls, you will be treated to a breathtaking natural setting, unique dining experience, and guided trolley tour through our 60+ acre animal park.

Hidden Valley is a truly special experience for the whole family. The hour-long Wild Game Safari Tour through the park will give you the chance to have an up-close and personal interaction with exotic animals like camels, zebra, llama, elk, bison and many more. Nestled in a valley in Varysburg, New York, we have created a special place for you to escape from the ordinary for a little while. Just down the road, but far from normal, the adventure is closer than you think. Come get away and escape to the wild.

Park Hours

Wild Game Safari Tours returned on Friday, May 4. To see the 2019 Wild Safari Park calendar of operating hours, visit here.

Plan Your Visit

Wild Game Safari Tours

Tours run from the first weekend in May through the last weekend in October (weather pending April and November)

Embark on a 55 minute guided safari tour through Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park and experience over 30 different species and 400 animals. Get up close with the wild as camels, zebras, water buffalo, texas longhorn, and more come right up to the tour.

Open dates may be extended due to nice weather. Check website for details. Tours run rain or shine, but the safety of our guests and staff is a priority. In the cases of thunder & lightning, or icy conditions in the winter, we will stop tours until that weather passes.

Admission includes a cup of grain to feed to the animals and admission into the Small Animal Adventure where you can feed friendly smaller animals. Safari Tours are wheelchair accessible.

Safari Tour Pricing:

Adults: $19.50
Children (3-10): $15.50
Children 2 & under: FREE

Military (with ID): $18.00
Seniors (age 65): $18.00
Groups (25+): Call for rates

Season Passes:

With a season pass you and your family can enjoy Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Wild Game Safari Tours and Small Animal Adventure all season long. Come watch our babies grow! With a Safari Season Pass you will receive:

  • Unlimited Wild Game Safari Tours—a 55-minute guided Trolley Ride through our Wild Game Safari Park featuring over 400 animals including elk, water buffalo, yak, emu, ostrich, zebra, and more.
  • Unlimited admission into the Small Animal Adventure where you can feed and take pictures of small, friendly animals.
  • One free cup of grain per visit for use in Small Animal Adventure.
  • Unlimited Safari/Dinner Tours (by reservation, gift card not included)
  • $5 discount off any winter horse-drawn public tour (by reservation) when offered
  • 10% discount off HVAA branded items at The Trading Post gift shop
  • 50% off one HVAA branded item, clothing or merchandise, per season passholder with voucher to be issued with photo ID (based on availability)
  • Valid for 12 months from date season pass photo ID is issued; expiration date will be on season pass photo ID

Season Pass Pricing:
Adult (11 and older): $65
Child (ages 3-10): $55



Small Animal Adventure

Smiles are made here while you feed and take pictures of small, friendly animals. Admission is included with the purchase of a Safari tour ticket.

SAA Pricing:

$5 (without trolley tour)

Safari & Dinner Package

A Friday and Saturday evening feature—May through October—take a 55 minute after hours guided safari tour and enjoy the early evening still of the park in our beautiful wildlife setting before or after being treated to a delicious dinner. See operating calendar for dates and times offered

Dinner Package Pricing:

$32.50 for an individual (includes a $2 savings on a regular Wild Safari Tour ticket and a $15 gift card toward dinner. On Wednesdays and Thursday evenings, the price is just $29 for an individual ($14 for the tour and $15 for the gift card). These have finished for the 2018 season and will return in 2019.

Reservations required.
Call 585.535.4100

Winter Sleigh Rides

Take a winter sleigh ride through the lower park on our 14-person sleigh pulled by Hidden Valley’s majestic team of Belgian horses. Sleigh rides are offered November – March weather and trail conditions permitting. Sleighs depart Saturdays at 3:30pm and 4:15pm, and Sundays at 1:30pm and 2:15pm. Warm up with a free hot cocoa in The Trailside Grill afterwards. Rides are by reservation. Call 585.535.4100.


Sleigh Ride Pricing: $20 per person

Rates for private parties for  our 14-person sleigh are available. Call 585.535.4100 for details.


Seasonal Tips to Enjoy Your Visit

November – March is sleigh ride season. Dress in warm layers. Have a waterproof outer layer and boots. We recommend bringing a blanket for additional comfort.


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