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Address: 1125 Ptarmigan Road, Chase, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 2506792778
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What a great place and experience!

Finally, we were able to visit the donkey rescue and I was so happy to get there. There’s a new barn with photos and stories of some of the donkeys. Visitors can go into the barn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Finally, we were able to visit the donkey rescue and I was so happy to get there. There’s a new barn with photos and stories of some of the donkeys. Visitors can go into the barn, where there’s a staff member who can answer questions and chat about the donkeys. You can also pat some of them (the ones who... More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The donkey refuge is well worth finding if your in Turtle Valley Area and worth making the trip if you aren't. Donkey's are so prescious and smart. Rob & Shirley taught us so much in the short time we had. If you cannot go, please go to the web site and donate or adopt a donkey. It is amazing and... More 

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Peachland, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great facility that needs more donations and sponsors to continue growing. Donkeys have a long life span 50+ years. They are thought to be dumb and stubborn. They are really very smart and analyze everything. Once they trust you, they will cooperate with you. People get a donkey and often don't know how to treat it or train it and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

What a great place! My mum and I went there for her birthday and we ended up spending a couple hours chatting with one of the volunteers and Rob the owner. She let us pet and visit various donkeys and even snuggle with Ollie (a mammoth donkey) in the barn. It really was a great afternoon and I recommend it... More 

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Wow, what a cool outing and I learned so much about donkeys. Donkeys can live to be 50 years old. People take them on then can't look after them and often inadvertently mistreat them. Learn why they don't do so well in North America.

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Duncan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This rescue does AMAZING work but please remember that it's not a petting zoo, this is a rescue. Check out their website ad FB page, and go when the hours are posted. The staff is amazing and will really open up your eyes to what animal rescue is about.

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Chase, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is so close to home and we had never been there until we had company from Ontario who asked to go and see the donkeys. The staff were so friendly and answered our many many questions What a great thing they are doing saving all these donkeys, some of the donkey's stories are amazing of how they survived You... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

If you are traveling to Kamloops this pace is a must. So many beautiful and well cared for animals with competent staff to answer questions. It was an educational and inspirational experience. Great souvineirs, well made and unique. A wonderful day.

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Pender Island, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We loved the cute miniature donkeys, and also the goats and pigs. There is a small shop as well. It is a pleasant drive to Turtle Valley.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Such a lovely setting at the refuge and in all of the Turtle Valley. Take a drive up and plan to spend a little or a longer time. There are picnic tables and lots of grassy spots. Take you time and just commiserate with the donkeys both big and small. With a little luck they will bray for you and... More 

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Address: 1125 Ptarmigan Road, Chase, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 2506792778
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Chase

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