Valentine’s Paint Date

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Looking for a unique date night for Valentine’s Day? We are hosting our first-ever paint and date! This is a limited-seat experience, so book your spot now!🦓We will guide you step-by-step on how to paint a Zebra on an 11×14 canvas. We will also take you on a tour of our winter barn animals. You will get up close experiences with some amazing animals!

February 10th, 4:30-7pm

NEW FALL/WINTER HOURS

Saturday: 10am-4pm

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sun: CLOSED

Which Adventure Will You Choose?

Aikman Wildlife Adventures’ mission is to provide the highest quality of life possible to all wildlife in need, while maintaining a family-friendly environment through interaction, education and conservation and by creating an experience of a lifetime.

Check out the photos below and call us at (217) 268-3500 today.  

Which Adventure Will You Choose?

Aikman Wildlife Adventures’ mission is to provide the highest quality of life possible to all wildlife in need, while maintaining a family-friendly environment through interaction, education and conservation and by creating an experience of a lifetime.

Check out the photos below and call us at (217) 268-3500 today.  

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Our Animals

Aikman Wildlife Adventure is host to over 220 animals comprised of over 90 different species native to six different continents. Come see them up close and personal.

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Adventures and Encounters

Each adventure provides a different experience from driving through our mile-long path of zebras, camels, water buffalo and more to walking among many other animals.

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Group Tours

Our guests will ride on a Wagon Tour where they will feed and interact with animals in our Drive-Thru. Visitors can then do the Walk-Thru on their own, which includes the Petting Zoo.

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Museum of Prehistoric Life

In the Museum of Prehistoric Life, see and interact with life-size examples of animals from the past. Then experience encounters with animals in our Walk-Thru Adventure.

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Banquet/Wedding Barn

Check out the great facilities that Aikman Wildlife Adventure offers for your big day. Also stop by for some great photo opportunities for your wedding album. 

Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

We are located 5 miles west of Arcola and I-57 exit 203. We are also 5 miles east of Arthur.

Our address is:
125 N Country Road 425 E
Arcola, IL 61910

WHAT ARE YOUR HOURS?

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed

Saturday: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

We will revert back to normal hours after Memorial Day 2023!

WHAT FORMS OF PAYMENT DO YOU ACCEPT?

We take cash, check, debit and credit cards, as well as apple pay (Touchless pay).

DO WE NEED TO PRE-BOOK AN ADVENTURE?

Our Wagon Adventure is the only Adventure that you CANNOT make an appointment for. Wagon tickets are sold on-site only. Wagons run one per hour or half-hour depending on weather and demand.

All other Adventures can be booked online. Our Walk-Thru, Drive-Thru, Vehicle Only, and Prehistoric Adventures are not limited to a specific time of day within our operating hours. If you are unable to make it to the park on the day you purchased admission, we will still honor your purchase. Simply check-in at our Gift Shop or Ticket Booth.

Behind The Scenes Adventures are limited to parties of 5-8 and have specific time slots.

Follow this link to make a booking today!