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Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure

Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 27, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson, NJ

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$24.99/person, free/ages 2 & under

Drive (slowly) through 1,200 animals from six continents including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions a 350-acre preserve in Jackson, New Jersey (about 1.5 hours from Manhattan). The safari takes about an hour or two depending on traffic (and animals crossings – they can get very close).

The audio guide is mostly safety instructions. Download a printable safari guide in advance and listen to Annie & The Natural Wonder Band’s On Safari.

Advance reservations required.  No restrooms, food, or gasoline available (only portable toilets at entrance and exit). We’ve heard the view on the passenger side is better, so seat shorties there.

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

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Liberty Science Center

Lots to explore throughout this large, interactive museum.

* Step inside a giant microscope lens, create your own engineering challenge using foam blocks and wooden shapes, get creative with a giant wall installation made of 952 pixel dials and try more hands=on science.

* Explore multiple routes in the massive suspended Infinity Climber (surrounded by…

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Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure

Drive (slowly) through 1,200 animals from six continents including elephants, rhinos, tigers, giraffes and lions a 350-acre preserve in Jackson, New Jersey (about 1.5 hours from Manhattan). The safari takes about an hour or two depending on traffic (and animals crossings – they can get very close).

The audio guide is mostly safety instructions. Download…

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Paddle Boats at Orange Reservoir

Paddle a swan-shaped boat on the Orange Reservoir. Boats seat 2 or 4. For ages 2+. Tickets sold on a first come, first served basis. No advanced sales. Weekends only

Also play on the Children’s Regatta Playground with a wave-like rubberized safety surface and a series of play equipment designed to look like boats. A…

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