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McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary

12943 61st St N, West Palm Beach, FL 33412
+1 561-790-2116
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: RSVP required!!!Five lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden situated in the pine forest of West Palm Beach! Over 170... more » Owner description: RSVP required!!!Five lush acres of endangered wildlife surrounded by a botanical garden situated in the pine forest of West Palm Beach! Over 170 animals from White Tigers to African Black Mane Lions seen from just three feet away you can't get any closer than this by law! Hands on experiences with parrots, snakes, and well who knows what else you will have to come by and experience it for yourself! We are a non-profit wildlife rescue facility and take in injured wildlife, orphaned babies, and unwanted exotic pets! Your experience here goes hand in hand with helping us with the tremendous expense in this cause help us reach number one on trip advisor by booking a tour today! Price is 25 dollars for adults 15 dollars for children reservations required. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

You really must make the effort to visit .Our guide Kara was extremely knowledgable regards all the animals and certainly had a rapport with the the big cats. When you are standing only 2 feet from a tiger it is an experience that cannot be had at a zoo, All the animals looked healthy and were interacting with Kara unlike... More

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Boylston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

My wife and I went there for an arranged tour, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Unfortunately we didn't plan far enough ahead to be able to interact with the young animals that they have there from time to time. I remember most the large cats, and being able to be a couple of feet away while our guide fed chunks of... More

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Aventura, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Kat was amazing expressing the details of all wild life at the location. She gave us a great tour throughout the facility and gave us first hand attention and dedication. My kids LOVED HER and the PLACE !!! We got a fantastic tour where we got to touch some of the animals and feed a few of them. When I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

I am embarrassed to say that I live less then 5 miles away and this is the first time I have been there. It won't be my last. I took my 9 year old grandson and as he said it was awesome. We both learnt a lot from our guide Kat, who was not only knowledgeable but made our tour... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Excellent place to go. Probably the cleanest wildlife sanctuary on the planet. Up close and personal with some very cool animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I took my six year old daughter and we both loved it! Our guide, Kat, was awesome! She was so friendly and kept my daughter's interest the whole time. Can't wait to go back!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is the most amazing and enjoyable thing I've had the pleasure of doing in West Palm. Our tour guide, Kara, was informative and upbeat. The animals were beautiful and well cared for, and conservation was clearly very important to the owners. I would recommend this for anyone, any age!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Worthy every penny and then some! Mccarthy's Sanctuary provides an initimate experience that can't be found anywhere else. Our tour guide Kara was so knowledgeable and welcoming. We will most certainly be back to visit again.

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South Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Very organized, courteous, & intelligent staff. My experience began with a prompt return phone call to schedule my reservations & upon arrival, they immediately opened the gate when I beeped my horn (as directed on the signage). They started on time & we had a large group. Our guide Kara gave simple & clear instructions & the reasons behind them.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm always leery of sanctuaries of any kind because the couple I've been too in my area didn't have much to offer. But since my wife LOVES Tigers we took the 3 hr drive from Orlando to check it out. Loved it. Waiting on our guide we heard growls from behind the fence and I must say it freaked me... More

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