Pombia Safari Park is a safari park , Zoo and amusement park located in Via Larino 3 Pombia , Province of Novara Piedmont Northern Italy. It was created by Angelo Lombardi in 1976 extending over an area of 400,000 sq metres. Safari park sometimes known as wild life park is a zoo- like commercial drive- in tourist attraction where visitors can drive their own vehicles or ride in vehicles provided by the facility to observe freely roaming animals. The main attractions are frequently large animals from Sub- Saharan Africa such as giraffes , lions , rhinoceros , elephants , hippopotamus , zebras , ostriches and antelope .
The park is invariably larger than a Zoo and smaller than game reserves. For example , African lion safari in Hamilton , Ontario Canada is 750 acres (3.0 km square) . For comparison , Lake Nakuru in the great rift valley in Kenya is 168 square kilometres and a typical large game reserve is Tsavo east , also in Kenya which encompasses 11,747 square kilometres. Safari parks often have other associated Tourist attractions like Golf course , Carnival rides , Cafes/Restaurants , Vidable miniature railways and gift shops.