We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The St. Augustine Wild Reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis. Tours are held in the afternoon, on Mon, Wed, and Sat at 2pm. Email to make reservations. Children under 5 are free. Guests will be given a guided tour of the compound by an...more
All reviewsbeautiful animalsbig catsbubble bathlions and tigerslove animalsanimal loverswet towelsnon profitgolf cartfeed the animalstheir liveswithin feetmoney goeshour touronce in a lifetimeamazing experiencetwo hours
I normally don’t like going to zoos b/c I don’t like seeing wild animals in captivity. But at the preserve the knowledgeable staff let you know that most or all of the animals there are rescue animals. You can tell the staff truly care for...More
Unlike most places where you go and see animals in cages and feel sorry for them, this place seems to be the opposite. The volunteers seem to genuinely care for the animals in their care. Beautiful animals and well worth the heat.
From their contentment, confidence and superb condition, you'd never know what these rescues endured before luckily coming here. Come closer than you every could in the wild or a zoo to rare, highly endangered cats, such as a golden tabby tiger, white tiger, "black" (melanistic)...More
First, a couple of things any potential visitor should be aware of...
1. They do not allow photography. Their place, their reasons.
2. You will walk - not a long distance, but it's Florida and it's essentially blistering hot 9 months out of the year....More
I was very disappointed at the fact that the staff refused to allow pictures. I could understand if they didn’t want flash photography but no pictures at all is ridiculous! The point of doing family trips is to create memories that you can share together...More
We have been multiple times. We take everyone who comes to visit us in Florida to the Reserve and they are always amazed with the experience. Each animal has it's own distinctive personality and you get to meet them up close!
Even on hot day, a wonderful venue, and the staff so caring and involved. Its great to see such compassion from the volunteers for these animals. For those that might think this is your average Zoo, WRONG!. Don't miss if in area, a well kept...More