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Address: 9801 N.E. Bahia Ct., Arcadia, FL 34265
Phone Number: (863) 494-0054
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Hidden secret of central Florida.

Forget the zoo; If you want to see a variety of wild animals, this is the place to go. A family run animal sanctuary that contains numerous exotic animals. No lines, or corporate... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
BRulli
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Okinawa, Japan
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Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the zoo; If you want to see a variety of wild animals, this is the place to go. A family run animal sanctuary that contains numerous exotic animals. No lines, or corporate gimmicks; bring a snack (for you) and your outdoor shoes.

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pt charlotte
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We visited Lions Tigers and Bears march 2015 for the safari dinner. Tour began with feeding of the animals - depending on animal - fresh beef, chicken or vegetables and Cake. Background information was given on each animal while food was provided. Lots of questions and answers. Grounds were kept up - like one was in central florida - where... More 

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3 Thank lois h
Punta Gorda, Florida
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Getting there is not easy but, it is worth the trip. Located approximately 8 miles east of Arcadia there are some signs that help but are easy to miss. The people that own and run this place are basically on a mission of mercy as they have rescued these magnificent animals from mistreatment and/or almost certain death. All of the... More 

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3 Thank 13SpecialK
Indiana
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We went on a recommendation of a friend. I have mixed feelings about this place . In a sense I guess they are doing a good thing but after I viewed the animals in my opinion they look miserable. The cages were small, clean but small. It's hard to see the animals because the weeds were grown up so much.... More 

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4 Thank IndianaLuvs2cruise
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were the fist to visit on the in the morning. It was close to feeding time, so many of the animals were active with anticipation. This made seeing the big cats so very entertaining. The bear was a beautiful site to see, even though he was sleepy. The lions roar and the tigers chuff, along with... More 

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3 Thank Brialle N
Englewood, Florida
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94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We actually discovered this attraction via TripAdvisor and decided to give it a try. This place is in the boonies and is nothing fancy. But it is a wonderful place to get up close to exotic animals while getting a personal guide to give you their history. Each animal has a name and a back-story. They are well-cared for, and... More 

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4 Thank SuziSouthwestFL
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

definately worth the donation to learn and see the wonderful care and and clean happy content animals this rescue has the owners work diligently you can tell to keep all in such good health. all the animals have a name . the owners took there time with our tour telling us info of each rescue and answering our many questions.nice... More 

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4 Thank Peggy M
Arcadia, Florida, United States
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Ive been to Lions Tigers and Bears numerous times over the past 5 yrs.. I bring my grandchildren at least 2 times a year.. Its a beautiful location for all these animals.. They must have about 150 exotic animals of all types and sizes.. All the animals have their own huge cages built into jungle like settings.. The Tigers and... More 

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4 Thank Debbie H
Sebastian, Florida
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This way off the beaten path animal rescue reserve should be a must see for any individual that is ever contemplating owning an exotic animal. It was the first day of the tour season for this incredible place. After driving through muddy dirt roads we arrived at the site. We saw an iron stand with a bell and a sign... More 

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6 Thank MICHAEL L
palm harbor
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Personal tour of the animals from the owner of the property. So many animals with unique stories. Fun to experience for all ages. Certainly off the beaten path, but well worth the donation to a non profit making a difference for unwanted animals.

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