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Giraffe Ranch

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The owners were very nice. Everything besides feeding the giraffes is an additional charge but it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ernierad
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Madeira Beach, Florida
giraffe ranch

i loved the owners very informative, felt like i was on a school class trip, cant wait to bring my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“lemur feeding”(28 reviews)
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Go on a high-quality, guided safari on a working exotic game ranch in Tampa Bay, Florida.
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38650 Mickler Rd, Dade City, FL 33523-6833
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The owners were very nice. Everything besides feeding the giraffes is an additional charge but it was alot of fun and they looked well cared for.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the kind words. We take great pride in our up-close, interactive giraffe feedings and providing the highest quality of care for our animals. We hope to welcome you back soon or to our sister ranch Safari Wilderness in Lakeland, which features other...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

i loved the owners very informative, felt like i was on a school class trip, cant wait to bring my daughter there.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Holly W
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Family owned business. The owners are passionate about animals and the care of animals and it is apparent in everything they do at the Giraffe Ranch. We enjoyed the experience, including feeding the giraffes.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words. We take great pride in what we do! You may also be interested in our sister property Safari Wilderness, which features other kinds of animals in Lakeland.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day we had at the Giraffe Ranch! You can’t believe how close you can get to ostriches, rhinos, giraffes, and lemurs! Yes, it’s pricey, but you are paying for an EXPERIENCE that you will remember forever...and you’re contributing to the care of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the five-star review. We're so glad you found us to be of great value. We hope to welcome you back for a camel or Segway safari next time. You may also want to consider our sister attraction Safari Wilderness, located in Lakeland,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I certainly enjoyed seeing the giraffes, but most of the time was spent looking at camels, waiting til others fed the animals, and the like. I thought the giraffes might be free roaming, but they were behind fences. We had to wait in line to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, which I will be sure to share with ownership. Since our animals are free-roaming--although behind perimeter fencing for their protection as well as the protection of our guests--we cannot control their behavior and feedings. If you would like any additional...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was looking for something new and exciting to do and boy did I find it!!! I've read many positive reviews and they're an accurate account of how you'll be spending your day at the Giraffe Ranch. There's plenty of hands-on animal encounters with knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed, thorough review. We are so glad you could meet our baby giraffes and baby zebra. It's a memorable experience that we love to share with our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is my favorite new place to visit! I was in Heaven! We fed the giraffe's, lemur's and otter's and I got to feed the rhino ( so amazing!) I couldn't wipe the smile off my face for days. The owners are very passionate...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank April T
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We can't imagine a better review. Thanks for sharing. We hope to welcome you back or to our sister attraction Safari Wilderness, located in Lakeland, halfway between Tampa and Orlando.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am not a fan of zoos and visited here with some hesitancy but it was wonderful. The owners are extremely knowledgeable and well-educated and gave us not only a friendly but a fact-filled and interesting tour. In addition to giraffes there are ostriches, zebras,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Linda B
Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad that you found us! We take great pride in offering a small group atmosphere that is different from theme parks and zoos. We hope you will also consider our sister ranch, Safari Wilderness, located halfway between Tampa and Orlando in Lakeland.

Reviewed March 17, 2019

For us this was a fun filled educational mini safari. A wide assortment of wildlife and the tour was conducted by a well qualified couple with a great personality. Highly recommend and this is something we would consider doing again. Maybe next time a camel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave your review. We'd love to have you back for a camel safari or to our sister attraction Safari Wilderness in Lakeland, which features other kinds of animals.

Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Take the camel tour Take the csmel on your tour. This is an order! Ride the camels! You can see a giraffe in just about any zoo worth it's salt, but not from the back of a camel. We fed the giraffe out of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Claire K, Public Relations Manager at Giraffe Ranch, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2019

Thank you for the kind words and recommendation about our camel safari. We take great pride in offering an experience that is unlike any zoo or theme park. We hope to welcome you back soon or to our sister ranch, Safari Wilderness in Lakeland.

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Response from bootsdaddy | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in the Orlando area and traveled to them. Worth our drive to enjoy there many wonderful experiences.
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Response from jwwagnersr | Reviewed this property |
Tour is in a bus. Must be able to climb up steps into the bus, rocky trip
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March 25, 2018|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
They usually just find them wondering around the mall
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