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Address: 4355 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601-8005
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+1 800-780-2296
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Up close with the animals and very nice staff

One of those oddities you find off the beaten path. we had a good time viewing the animals (all very healthy). So many surprises. Dinosaur caves and fossils and panning for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Mindy K
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Crescent City, Florida
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Crescent City, Florida
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of those oddities you find off the beaten path. we had a good time viewing the animals (all very healthy). So many surprises. Dinosaur caves and fossils and panning for gold for the kids. The gift shop is a treat from long ago. Very cool. Not very good for a wheelchair as the roots from the trees have messed... More 

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Thank Mindy K
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Do you want to go to a zoo where every animal is right in front of you? Do you want your kids to see nature within inches of their fingers? Do you want to wander at your own speed through a wonderland of wild animals and gentle animals you can touch and feed? This is your destination! Boyette's. A family... More 

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Thank emswell7embry007
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

What a nostalgic place to visit. Some visitors may not like the fact that this is a very old attraction. But that is it's charm. Sure the animals are in old confinements but it is very clean and the animals are well taken care of. This is a has been place but it would be sad if it ever closed

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Thank Jean M
Brooksville, Florida
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39 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This attraction has much more than you see outside. Apparently, it started as a citrus grove. The gift shop is overwhelming! After that, there is a dinosaur exhibit, followed by an extensive private zoo. How the owners maintain and improve this family business is astounding! There is something there for almost everyone.

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1 Thank swamprat2016
Brooksville, Florida
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We started taking our kids here when they were tiny, because they love the animals - They call it the Zedonk Zoo. But be prepared to step into a different world! Boyett's Grove is like nothing you have seen before. It's quite run down and has a definite FL back road attraction feel. The kids love that we can feed... More 

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1 Thank thatannegirl
Spring Hill, Florida
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Always wanted to check this place out, glad I did, I won't go back. Animals were interesting and pretty well taken care of. The of the rest of the place is very old and dirty.

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Thank Mbreau11
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

It boggles my mind that people give this terrible, dirty, sad place good ratings. The animals are quite neglected with feces everywhere. The bunny cage smelled like death. There was definitely something dead down its dirt rabbit hole. The ponies are dirty with overgrown hooves and matted manes. The monkeys are deteriorating mentally and are fed donuts, popcorn and bread... More 

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2 Thank Vincent T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Great place for little money! Don't think that your going to a modern park. but love the independence of strolling all over and never knowing what you would see next. If you have little money and a lot of kids........ This is the place for you! A lot of history if you take time to read it. We loved feeding... More 

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Thank Vickie O
Citrus Springs, Florida
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I don't know where to begin. We happened to drive by this place one day a few months back. Looking for somewhere affordable to take the family i remembered this place. Its an older Florida roadside attraction I believe that opened in the 60s. Its known for being a citrus grove since the late 1800s. While they sell and ship... More 

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1 Thank Jesse W
Brooksville, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Boyett's is a Brooksville tradition from days gone by. There is delicious fresh fruit , souvenirs, a zoo and ice cream. What a delightful way to spend some time.

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