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Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center

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The owners and many, many volunteers are truly dedicated and knowledgeable. They know each animal... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gaild919
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Naples, Florida
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Just wow! We loved every part of this experience!! Getting to interact with some of these... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
557kristis
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Venice, Florida
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Shy Wolf Sanctuary is located on a private residence and is not open to the public. Reservations are required. Please visit our website to make a reservation. Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Education and Experience Center, Inc. is a 501(3)(c) nonprofit...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1161 27th St SW, Golden Gate, FL 34117-4229
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+1 855-749-9653
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The owners and many, many volunteers are truly dedicated and knowledgeable. They know each animal intimately. The tour wouldn't be the same without their attitudes and hard work. It was safe to interact with these fascinating animals. Starting the "howl" gave me goosebumps!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just wow! We loved every part of this experience!! Getting to interact with some of these beautiful, magnificent creatures was such a blessing! The volunteers are absolutely the life’s blood of this organization! They were so friendly and informative! Thank you Paula for being so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 557kristis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a unique experience with friends, thanks to guide Ashley; who is passionate about the animals and the sanctuary. Located in a rural neighborhood, the sanctuary cares for wolves, panther, raccoons, tortoise, dingo, and others. Although I did not choose to pet the wolves, loved...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Shy Wolf Sanctuary is by far one of the best experiences I’ve ever had. I had to make a reservation ten months in advance for six people so my expectations were high. Not only did they exceed them, they crushed them. Beginning to end the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 111ricks
Reviewed October 8, 2018

There was a group of 11 of us and our guide was well informed and very helpful in all ways...she answered all our questions and went out of her way to identify and tell us about each animal in the sanctuary. It was one of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Diane S
Reviewed September 19, 2018

Had a fantastic day ,Ashley and Paula showed us around and we met dancer ,what an experience ,great work done by all volunteers Thank you jackie

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

My family and i absolutely loved this tour very infomative tour guide,these folks and animals need our support will go back for sure

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dan s
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Took our family and had a very educated up close and personal experience all the staff and volunteers are patient and work very hard i would go again and again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean C
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Like others have stated...Where do I start? The whole experience was great from start to finish. If you're thinking about going, you just need to go. The educational part taught me a lot that I didn't know, both about the facility and wolves. After that,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

What an educational tour. The beauty of each animal and the knowledge provided by our hosts were remarkable. We were provided with the background of each animal we saw and the reason they were accepted into the Shy Wolf Sanctuary. I can not stress enough,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deanna D, Executive Director at Shy Wolf Sanctuary Education & Experience Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Welcome to our pack! Thank you for taking time to visit with us, caring about our animals, and supporting us.

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william g
April 16, 2018|
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Response from Deanna D | Property representative |
William, Please accept our apology for the late response. We are booked until March 2019 with a waiting list. For more information about our guided visits, please visit our website under the Connect and Visit section.
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cabouse2001
February 19, 2018|
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Response from Deanna D | Property representative |
Yes reservations are required to visit and made on our website. We are booked well in advance and do have a waiting list! Please visit our website and select visit under "Connect" on our menu.
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samH6062JV
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Inasue | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure u could However I wld call them. They are very helpful and this place is worth the trip
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