How long does it take to go through the Park?
Timbavati Wildlife Park has a lot to offer, you could easily make your adventure last an entire day. We find that most of our guests are in the park for 3 to 5 hours.
- Do groups need to make reservations? Minimum group?
Do I have to specify the date I am visiting when purchasing tickets online?
No, you do not have to schedule your visit with us. We do suggest that you check our website before you visit for park hours, promotions and available activities as these change seasonally.
May I leave and return during my visit to Timbavati?
Yes, when you arrive to the park for the day a wristband will be given to everyone in your party. This will allow you to leave and re-enter the park for the entire day.
Can I rent a stroller or wheelchair?
Wheelchair (non-motorized) are available for rent at $10 per day.
Can I bring my own stroller? Are there any stroller restrictions?
You are more than welcome to bring your own stroller(s). Depending on the size of your stroller some restrictions may apply.
Is the train wheelchair accessible?
Timbavati’s Safari Train is not wheelchair accessible.
Is there an ATM machine at Timbavati?
Yes, the Park does have an ATM in the Gift Shop.
Do you have a picnic area?
Yes, we do. We have a picnic area available outside of the park. Carry in food is not permitted. We also have covered pavilions that are available for reservation. Please contact our Groups Office for more information about reservations.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (608) 253-2391
Does Timbavati have a lost and found?
Yes, we do. It is located in our administrative office.
Do I have to make reservations for the Wildlife Education Theater and Pig Races?
No, you do not. It is recommended that you find a seat about 5 minutes before showtime. We do suggest that you check our website before you visit for activity times as these change seasonally. Pig races are offered May-Labor Day only. Wildlife shows are offered May-October weather permitting.
Tours – Do you offer them?
Yes. Timbavati Wildlife Park offers a “VIP-Behind The Scenes Tour.” The VIP tour features a personal guided interaction with multiple animal species. This tour is designed for to parties of up to 5 people and is approximately an hour and a half in length. Please call for pricing on additional guests.
Tours must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance by calling (608) 253-2391.
What types of animals are in the Petting Areas?
As the seasons change and the cycle of life renews, our animals in the Interaction Area change as well.
Does the park close during the winter? Are you open Holidays?
We are open 7 days a week year round. We do not have general admission hours outside of our summer season. We offer guided tours during our off season at 11am and 1pm. VIP Behind The Scenes Tours are available year round by appointment. We close for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
Can I volunteer at Timbavati?
We are unable to accept any volunteers at this time.
Can I bring my pet/service dog into the park?
Pets are not allowed into Timbavati. Service Dogs are allowed into SOME areas of our park. Dogs must be kept under TOTAL control during visit. Per WWW.ADA.GOV: At a zoo, service animals can be restricted from areas where the animals on display are the natural prey or natural predators of dogs, where the presence of a dog would be disruptive, causing the displayed animals to behave aggressively or become agitated. They cannot be restricted from other areas of the zoo.