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Global Wildlife Center

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Address: 26389 Hwy 40, Folsom, LA 70437
Phone Number: 985-624-9453
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A perfect day!

What a great experience!! We did the jeep adventure and paid extra for a bushel of feed. As a result, we were able to get up close and personal to the animals. The guide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Newbury, Massachusetts
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Newbury, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

What a great experience!! We did the jeep adventure and paid extra for a bushel of feed. As a result, we were able to get up close and personal to the animals. The guide couldn't have been more accommodating. The kids - aged 8 and 4 - as well as the adults had a fabulous time!!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Global Wildlife Center is an awesome to see animals roaming freely. You can feed them, take great pictures and get to see some of the newborns with they mothers. I was amazed to see how many of the animals suck their heads in so we could pet them. If you "Like" their Facebook site, you will hear about the... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I've been to the facility many times through the years and have enjoyed the experience. The last time I went, about a month ago, I was notice the animals go under the wagon looking for food while the wagon is moving. I just learned from my daughter's friend that a baby deer was run over today during her safari tour.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Who knew! A safari in Louisiana! Plentyvof animals to feed out of a cup or your hand. It was a terribly hot July day butcthe open sided covered wagon stayed cool enjoy to enjoy our 1:30 ride. Garaff, deer, cow etc come right up to the wagon

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If I could give them 6 stars, I definitely would. There are SO MANY animals to engage with and they really do come right up and eat from your hand. Our tour guide was so happy and informative. She described every type of animal we saw along the way and gave interesting facts about them. We arrived around 11:45 and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The tour guide and driver were extremely courteous and informed. There were a modest collection of animal breeds, but there were enough animals there to see them all along the ride. It was less viewing animals in natural environment and more shoveling massive amounts of feed into the mouths of hungry deer-like animals. The visit was pleasant and the staff... More 

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Loved this place. We drove about an hour from Baton Rouge and was well worth the drive. Great staff and the animals were very excited to see us with the food.

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New York City, New York
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I've been to this place 3 times, and would go again when in town. Nothing beats touching and feeding the animals so close. I recommend coming early as it gets very hot in LA, and buying at least two cups of food per person $2 each) if this is your first time. Animals tend to grab a cup edges and... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

My friend and I, no kids, went to check it out. I love animals and always trying to find a place like this. Well worth the money, cheap in my opinion. You can buy souviener cups for $2.00 each or a bucket for $30.00. There may be prices in between but I don't recall. I bought 2 cups before the... More 

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Kaplan, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Loved the animals and has a large area to tour. Great for kids!!! Love the giraffes and the zebras. Lots of different kinds of deer.

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