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Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wonderful Exotic

This awesome sanctuary provides animals a place of safety to live out their lives. Only 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kingman, Arizona
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Great place

This was a great sanctuary. Every animal has a story on how there lives were saved. Many were days... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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Keepers of the Wild is home to over 150 exotic and wild animals that were rescued from lives of neglect or abuse including a grizzly bear, tigers, leopards, cougars, monkeys, birds, reptiles, wallabies, hoof stock, and a variety of indigenous...more
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13441 E Hwy 66, Valentine, AZ 86437-1109
+1 928-769-1800
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This awesome sanctuary provides animals a place of safety to live out their lives. Only 30 minutes north of Kingman AZ on Route 66 at Valentine. Watched the afternoon feeding of the animals, awesome. Traveling anywhere on I40 through this area a great break from...More

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

This was a great sanctuary. Every animal has a story on how there lives were saved. Many were days away from being euthanized. We bought on groupons. When we got there we decided to go on the tour and paid $10 extra a person. I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank koppla69
Reviewed January 27, 2019

We loved our visit! We recommend timing your visit to take the 3:30 guided tram tour! That is when the feed the big cats! Our guide was April and she knew every animal and their story! It was fascinating but sad to see what people...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Diane Roberts M
Reviewed January 20, 2019

We are so glad we visited , we were staying in las vegas and drove out , If you love getting up close with animals this is a must . All animals are in large outdoor areas. Staff are all very friendly and willing to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 1972jeff
Reviewed January 19, 2019

You must stop here if you like tigers. I have never been able to get so close to wild animals but still felt completely safe. Make sure to go early in the day because the heat can become overwhelming. Unfortunately arrived 10 minutes after the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 415elfriedem
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Whenever I'm out of town, I try to find somewhere new to visit and if it involves animals, it's even better! We visited Keepers of the Wild on a recent visit to Arizona, and it was amazing. Keepers of the Wild provides a lifelong home...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank PLeemhuis
Reviewed November 1, 2018

We got the groupon to come here for $24 for 2. This sanctuary was about an hour drive from Laughlin and I felt like it was in the middle of no where but the scenery was beautiful and we saw so many freight trains along...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank MarknJulie51212
Reviewed October 29, 2018

A great lesson to all of us..........wild animals are just that..WILD. So many animals that have been held/bred in captivity for monetary benefit, whether it is a magic show in Vegas, or lion and bear cubs for a photo op, or thinking a camel or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Wendy M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Didn't have a clue where Valentine was. I his place definitely made it worth finding. All animals were great and tour worth the money. Cherry on the top was my granddaughte (11) who studies everything about big cats got to see a lifer.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank JerryandJanice R
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This place has so many beatiful big cats. They are really doing an amazing job here. They also have some other animals too but mostly the big cats.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank tntaj
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November 4, 2018|
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Response from ncallsen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would suggest contacting Keepers of the Wild park directly or go to their website. I do believe that they have group pricing and packages available. Your group will really like the tour. Nancy
March 10, 2018|
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Response from Lynn F | Reviewed this property |
There is a tram you can ride that will take you all around the park during designated times. You can learn about the history of the animals and why they are there. The roads are made og dirt and some steep hills. Riding the... More
Bethany T
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Daniel A | Reviewed this property |
Check in is very quick, so 15 minutes before tour time would be fine.