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Address: 38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523
Phone Number: (813) 482-3400
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Description: Go on a high-quality, guided safari on a working exotic game ranch in...
Go on a high-quality, guided safari on a working exotic game ranch in Tampa Bay, Florida.
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I have taken everyone who visits to enjoy this place. The staff is so well informed about the animals and their care, and the animals response to them confirms the fact that they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Largo, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I have taken everyone who visits to enjoy this place. The staff is so well informed about the animals and their care, and the animals response to them confirms the fact that they know they are loved. I cannot go as often as I would like because it is pricey, but I understand it is expensive to care properly for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I found this wonderful piece of animal heaven on a fluke and I definitely do not regret it! This hidden gem was one of the best experiences of my life! I did the lemur feeding and did the safari by camel. I didn't know what to expect from this entire experience at all. The lemur feeding was so much fun!... More 

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Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by our visit to Giraffe Ranch. We decided to feed the lemurs (awesome and worth the extra $20) as well as do the tour. I was happy with the amount of information that was shared about the different animals and found it informative and interesting. The feeding of the giraffes were obviously a highlight however I... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We visited this ranch not knowing what to expect. This is run by a couple who truly care about animals and the ecosystem. You can ride camels, feed lemurs and giraffs and go behind the scenes to find out about the workings of the ranch. We opted to take the tour by jeep/truck which was a trip in itself. I... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

In Tampa area for a quick visit with family ages 22-80. What a wonderful experience --- Safari style with many endangered animals. Owners run the ranch and tours. Very personal and they are extremely knowledgeable. Well worth the time and fee! A highlight of our trip---recommend to all. ( also smaller children on tour and they had a ball)

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Giraffe Ranch is a licensed working ranch that specializes in exotic species as well as domestic cattle and horses. The Guide, one of the owners of the farm, was informative and passionate about the knowledge and care of the animals. The grounds are kept in great condition while taking into account the needs of the animals. The large roaming... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

What a wonderful day: informative lecture, safari ride with a knowledgeable guide to see many animals we'd never seen before, plus the highlight -- a chance to fee giraffes!!! The $75 admission fee seems high, but I'd go again in a heart beat! Optional are the lemur feedings, otter feedings or a camel ride for $20.

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Peru, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

A fabulous place for old and young...the owers were very nice and very accomodating, knowledgeable. The animals were so great but the most excting part was the GIRAFFES...I can't describe how it felt having interaction with one of the most beautiful, gentle and BIG animals in the world. Just looking into there eyes and seeing them, touching them, incredible.. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

They are very nice people. You get up close with these beautiful creatures. It is also a great learning expirence. Go check it out! You won't regret it.

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Lewes, Delaware
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have waited till after going to Disney to write this review ,so I might compare to wild kingdom. After arriving to Disney And hearing comments , I decided nothing could top Giraffe Ranch. Thank you, Thank you for the time, love, knowledge your family has put into this special magical oasis. Seeing how these animals are cared for, with... More 

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