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National Tiger Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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A Sanctuary worthy of "King of the Jungle"!!

This was my 3rd time visiting NTS. I found a brochure a year ago in the hotel lobby and decided to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jaesmith2018
What is an awesome place!

Having been to Branson many times in the past years, I thought I knew most of the attractions in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Randi B
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Coffeyville, Kansas
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National Tiger Sanctuary is a non-profit, rescue facility that currently cares for a variety of big cats, including white and orange tigers, lions, leopards, and mountain lions. Visit our big cats from three feet away at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, or 4 pm...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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518 State Highway Bb, Saddlebrooke, MO 65630-3046
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+1 417-587-3633
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 3rd time visiting NTS. I found a brochure a year ago in the hotel lobby and decided to try it out. I've never been to a big cat sanctuary, so I didn't know what to expect. I did the feeding tour and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having been to Branson many times in the past years, I thought I knew most of the attractions in the area. I was wrong. Our daughter discovered the National Tiger Sanctuary on a google search and convinced us to go there. It was phenomenal. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Randi B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit at the Tiger Sanctuary! The employees obviously care deeply about the animals and are informative about the cats. The tour was great with very intelligent guide! Jacey welcomed us and was extremely helpful in understanding how the sanctuary works and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got the feed tour which was well worth it to all the animals get so excited for food! The staff was super friendly, personable, and very knowledgeable about all the animals in their facility. The animals seem happy in their environments as well. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alyssaschnell56
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Took the feeding tour and it was a blast the staff was very knowledgeable and informative. The Big cats a sure the stars of the show to hear there stories was preset neat From show animals to personal pets hat got to big !! If...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JimO1118
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is not our first time to a tiger preserve but I must say that this one is our new favorite! They had nice sized habitats with a great deal of enrichment involved. We had a very nice guided tour and our guide was quite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lacey C
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

The tiger sanctuary really opens your eyes on their life and educated you on everything from what they eat to what they need and what is bad for them. The staff was very nice and cared g for tigers and lions that live there. They...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Selaburke18
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our 3 children to the Tiger Sanctuary in Branson Missouri. I would recommend it for anyone. There are different types of tours you can take depending on how the type of experience you are looking for. We took the feeding...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bilko21
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a must visit for all tourist and locals alike! They take fantastic care of all their animal residence. The Cats are all rescues from bad situations. Unlike many other places these animals are put before profit and allowed to hide or come out...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RockingT-Ranch
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Our guide (an intern) was very knowledgeable & friendly. The stories behind these beautiful creatures are sad, but this sanctuary lets them live in peace & are wonderfully cared for & respected. I highly recommend stopping by & taking a tour...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Briana L
July 17, 2018|
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Response from National Tiger S | Property representative |
We always suggest the tour times based on weather as well. Whenever the weather is the coolest or mildly rainy the cats tend to be most active. If you take a feeding tour, the food incentive will typically always encourage... More
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Nicole N
July 10, 2018|
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Response from amycI9438SU | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You are between 2 fences. You put the food in a tube and push it through to the cats.
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Greg A
May 4, 2018|
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Response from 981melissae | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is not too long, and those ages would be fine.
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