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Vision Quest Safari Bed & Breakfast

400 River Road, Salinas, CA 93908
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Ranked #1 of 4 Salinas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Marengo, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I like to stay in unusual places. I found Vision Quest on a Google search and decided to give it a try. What a wonderful experience. From check in to check out the service was great. I really like the idea that proceeds benefit their ongoing quest to assist their animals. There was so much to do there. Our favorite... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From beginning to end our stay was amazing. My friend and I booked the Leopards Liar and Zebra Zone bungalows for 3 nights. Both have views of the elephant play area. Leopards Liar offers slightly better viewing of the elephants and is served breakfast first. There is a very small area for parking next to the bungalow stairs. For the... More

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at Vision Quest the afternoon of July 16th, 2014. My wife and I plus our 9- and 11-year old grandchildren were amazed at the entire operation. Our little girls were so excited to have the elephant come to our hut that they were jumping up and down! We took the tour of the zoo, and opted for the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did it all. Our 30th wedding anniversary celebrations. Great bungalow with lions and tigers roaring during the night. Elephant feeding, washing and watching. Territory protected by an ostrich. Petted some cats. Learned lots and lots about lots of incredible animals. Served breakfast by Butch, the biggest elephant we have ever met. And we got to bath parts of him!

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recommended highly taking the "Walk with the Animals" tour and spending the night in one of the comfortable bungalows at Vision Quest / Monterey Zoo. The animals are well loved at all levels. The informed and caring staff make your stay enjoyable. You eat like kings as you visit the King of the Jungle, Jacob the Lion. Learn of,... More

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Vacaville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue is great. The people are fantastic. The concept is "right on!!" The animals are 'up close and personal' The accomodations are comfortable, clean, well appointed and the bungalows quaint. We had a wonderful experience with the animals and the very nice people but would be hard pressed to give this property a high rating because of "THE DOGS!!!!"... More

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love animals, or if you want to give a gift to someone who loves animals, here's an opportunity to get up close and personal with some really interesting and exotic ones. It's as close to Africa as one can get without a long plane flight...the bungalows and setting make it a unique and fun experience. It's close to... More

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed out stay at Vision Quest. We had the Big Cat House. The bungalow was every bit as nice as a hotel room. Arrived shortly before 1pm and took the tour, our room was ready early so checked in. About 3:30 had our first animal visitor and an hour or so later the second animal visited. The staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

LOVED our stay here! My daughter and I stayed in the Pacheyderm Palace - the room is VERY clean, warm and cozy with the wonderful heated mattress! It was fun to watch the elephants in the play yard, especially the connection between the zebra and Butch - it is too cute! It was wonderful hearing the lions and other animal... More

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We planned to stay only one night but wish we could have stayed at least one more. My six year old boys loved it and so did we! The bungalows were very nice and very clean. They had everything there for you to make your stay comfortable, including heating blankets! At night it we heard the lions roaring and we... More

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Address: 400 River Road, Salinas, CA 93908
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Location: United States > California > Salinas
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Listen to the lions and tigers roaring only yards away from your authentic African style bungalow...go on an African Safari in Monterey! ... more   less 
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